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Travel & Tourism BTEC Level 3 Diploma at Christ The King Catholic High School and Sixth Form Centre

Course description

Travel & Tourism is studied at Level 3 and the course leads to vocational qualifications. Although the units concentrate on the industry of Travel & Tourism, there are a large number of vocational skills developed which could be used in a broad range of contexts.

Course content

This qualification equates to two A Levels. The syllabus focuses on a range of study modules related to the broad area of Travel & Tourism. It is a specialist qualificatino that focuses on aspects of employment within this vocational sector. It is particularly relevant to pupils who have studied Travel & Tourism at level 2; however, this is not an entry requirement.

Entry requirements

Route 1 - not available

Route 2 - a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, or BTEC/OCR at Merit of above

Route 3 - a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, or BTEC/OCR at Merit of above

Assessment

You will complete eight units of work on a variety of topics, six are mandatory and two are optional. Assessment is both assignment based and externally assessed. The nature of the course necessitates a wide range of study visits to a variety of Travel & Tourism destinations. 

Future opportunities

The course develops a wide variety of skills e.g. presentation, customer service skills and research skills which can be used in a range of work settings. 

A Level 3 qualification in Travel & Tourism is a valued qualification within the Travel & Tourism industry and is also recognised by Higher Education institutions. 

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Christ The King Catholic High School and Sixth Form Centre directly.

Last updated date: 11 January 2017
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