Travel & Tourism

Travel and Tourism offers vocational courses at level 2 and level 3.

LEVEL 2 – OCR National in Travel and Tourism

Travel and tourism is assessed through a variety of coursework tasks. These could be posters, power point presentations, role plays, reports etc.

The course covers units looking at:-

  • The developments in the Travel and Tourism Industry.
  • Travel destinations.
  • Customer service.
  • Marketing and promotion.
  • Visitor attractions.
  • Travel agencies.

LEVEL 3 – BTEC in Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism can be studied as a single (1 A Level) or double (2 A levels) subject.

You do not have to have studied Travel and Tourism at GCSE.

Travel and Tourism is a Vocational course which is assessed purely on coursework completed over the 2 years of the course.

Lessons are a combination of teacher lead and independent study.

The course looks at different areas of the Travel and Tourism industry and gives you an insight into the career opportunities within the industry.

You will study 6 units over the two years for 1 A level and 12 units for 2 A levels.

Compulsory units include

  • Investigating the travel and tourism sector.
  • The business of travel and tourism.
  • The UK as a destination.
  • Customer service in travel and tourism

You will also study optional units that look at different areas of the industry such as the airport sector, marketing travel and tourism and destinations around the world.

This course qualifies for UCAS points so can support you in your application for university. It can also help prepare you for careers in the industry such as jobs in the airport sector, holiday representative, jobs in the hospitality industry and jobs linked to the retail and business areas of travel and tourism