BTEC Travel & Tourism

Qualification: BTEC

Examining board: Edexcel

Course specification:

BTEC Travel & Tourism course spec

Course leader: Miss Russell

Years taught: 12,13

What will I be doing on this course?

The travel and tourism sector continues to grow at a rapid pace, with the amount of travel undertaken by individuals for both leisure and business purposes continuing to increase.

An expansion in the short-break market has led to a growth of regional airports in the UK and across Europe and a rise in the number of new hospitality enterprises including health spas and boutique hotels.

This quali­fication will provide an all-round introduction to the travel and tourism sector for those who wish to further their careers in one of its many connected industries, including retail travel, visitor attractions, accommodation, transport and tour operations.

Units covered

How this course is assessed

All units are internally assessed in the BTEC quali­fications in this speci­fication. All assessment for the BTEC quali­fications in this speci­fication is criterion referenced, based on the achievement of speci­fied learning outcomes.

Each unit within the qualification has specified assessment and grading criteria which are to be used for grading purposes.

A summative unit grade can be awarded at pass, merit or distinction:

Learners who complele the unit but who do not meet all the pass criteria are graded 'unclassified'.

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Progression/future opportunities

Travel agent, cabin crew, hotel manager, holiday resort representative, concierge, tour guide, cruise directors, hostesses, cabin stewards