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BTEC Travel & Tourism (Maricourt) at Deyes High School

Course description

Travel and Tourism is still the major growth industry in the UK and there are numerous employment pathways. It is a subject that you probably have not studied before and the method of study appeals to a wide range of students. This qualification is designed to enable candidates to enter employment at operative or trainee level within a wide range of travel and tourism environments. Such candidates would normally enter employment through a work-related training programme.

Course content

6 units over 2 years

Entry requirements

Minimum grade C at GCSE in English Language. General entry requirements for Sixth Form.



100% coursework. You will produce a portfolio assignment for each unit using a variety of presentation techniques which is internally assessed and externally moderated.


Future opportunities

Students who completed this course in the past have embarked on various careers: employment at a travel agent, work as a tour representative with Thomas Cook, Management trainees course at local hotel, joined Merseyside Police, joined London Fire Brigade, gone to various universities to study a diverse range of subjects including Women’s Studies, Travel Management, International Travel Management, Business Management, Accountancy and primary school teaching,

Further information

 This course takes place at Maricourt High School.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Deyes High School directly.

Last updated date: 01 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years