Travel & Tourism Curriculum

Staff member with responsibilities

  • Mr D. Richardson

    Head of Travel and Tourism

KS4 curriculum

Students are entered for BTEC Travel and Tourism Award

Years 9, 10 and 11 (BTEC)

Unit 1: The UK Travel and Tourism Sector.
Unit 2: UK Travel and Tourism Destination.
Unit 3: The Development of Travel and Tourism in the UK.
Unit 4: International Travel and Tourism Destinations.
Unit 5: Factors Affecting Worldwide Travel and Tourism.
Unit 6: The Travel and Tourism Customer Experience.

How will I be assessed?

There is 25% external Examination. (unit 1)
A portfolio of work must be produced for each of the other units. (at least 3 units worth 75%)
Each portfolio is a project that will be completed in class and through homework tasks.
Your teacher will mark your work.

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Qualifications gained

BTEC Level 1 or 2 Award in Travel and Tourism
Level 2 Distinction* (*A)
Level 2 Distinction (A)
Level 2 Merit (B)
Level 2 Pass (C)
Level 1 Pass (D)

Equivalent to 1 GCSE A* - D

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Pathways into further education

Gain employment and continue training with an NVQ.
Go to college to do other level 2 courses or move on to a Level 3 course.

Job opportunities

Enter employment in the tourist industry - call centre, travel agency, tourist information service, tour operator…