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Travel & Tourism BTEC Level 2 at Shipley College

Course description

Develop the skills needed for a career in the many varied areas of the Travel & Tourism Industry.

You learn about holiday bookings, customer service in hotels, tour operations and airports. You find out how to research and market tourist destinations. You also go on visits to a range of organisations to see how a travel related business is run on a day-to-day basis and gain vital experience of the world of work that will help prepare you for future employment.

Entry requirements

  • 2 GCSEs at grade D (3) or above, including English or a Level 1 at Pass grade, plus a GCSE grade D (3) in English.
  • You will have an interview and further assessment to check the course is right for you.
  • You also need a keen interest in working in the travel industry.
  • You will be invited to a ‘taster’ session to find out more about the course.


This course is not exam based. You will be assessed in a number of ways that might include building a portfolio of work, assignments including projects and presentations. We will also help you to improve your Functional Skills which may include externally

Future opportunities

After successfully completing this course, you can move on to the Travel & Tourism BTEC Level 3, or find employment in the Travel & Tourism Industry.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Shipley College directly.

Last updated date: 06 February 2017
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