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BTEC Level 3 Certificate: Travel and Tourism at Ashby School

Course description

Students will: 
  • Gain a broad understanding of the travel and tourism industry and  be able to study selected areas in more depth 
  •  Develop skills, knowledge and understanding in travel and tourism 
  • Have an opportunity to apply learning in a practical and realistic way 
  • Follow a programme of study that enables progression to both  higher education and employment within business 
  • Develop key skills that are highly valued by employers and universities 
  • Gain confidence through developing independent learning skills 
Unit 1 Investigating the travel and tourism sector 
Unit 2 The business of travel and tourism 
Unit 3 The UK as a destination 
Unit 4 Customer service in travel and tourism 
Unit 5 Marketing travel and tourism products and services 
Unit 6 Responsible tourism 

Entry requirements

For all Sixth Form courses, students must have five GCSE (or equivalent) 
passes at grades A* - C, including mathematics and English language. 
To succeed in Travel and Tourism, students need a lively and enquiring 
mind, an interest in the travel and tourism industry, a willingness to 
explore new ideas and an ability to communicate ideas effectively. 
Students who have studied a BTEC Level 2 Travel and Tourism or GCSE 
Leisure and Tourism would be expected to have achieved at least a Pass 
Grade or a Grade C in order to take this BTEC National Course. 

Future opportunities

Students can progress to FE or HE courses in leisure services or 
employment in a sector of the travel and tourism industry

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 27 November 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year