Travel & Tourism

At a glance

Course title                      Travel and Tourism

Level BTEC                      Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma

Exam board                     Edexcel (www.edexcel.com)

Outline

Do you like holidays? Would you like to travel in the future? Do you want to try something different? Are you unsure about your future career path? Do you prefer coursework to exams?

Then try Travel and Tourism. The travel and tourism industry is dynamic, wide-ranging and fast-growing, and it offers a huge variety of employment opportunities for young people. The Travel and Tourism Department at Epsom and Ewell offers courses which will help students on their way to a career in the travel and tourism industry, whether they go straight into employment or study at a higher level at University. Even if you don't want to work in the industry, studying Travel & Tourism makes an interesting addition to your portfolio of qualifications.

Course overview

There are 6 units that should be completed by the end of year 13. The first 3 units are compulsory and you choose to complete any other three units.

Assessment

Work is assessed by your teacher as well as an internal verifier. All assessment is coursework based.