Ashley Sixth Form

BTEC Level 1 Travel and Tourism

Exam Board

Edexcel

Introduction

This course is aimed at students who have an interest in working in the travel and tourism industry. It aims to enthuse and inspire learners to consider a career in the travel and tourism sector. Students will also have the opportunity to get hands on experience of working in a purpose built Travel Agents at Ashley School. Ashley Travel is a travel agency that has been set up to give student's experience of working in the Travel Industry. The Travel Agency aims to develop the skills and qualities that employers demand.

Topics Covered

Students will study the following topics:

  • Researching a Tourist Destination
  • Planning for and taking part in a visit
  • Displaying Travel and Tourism information
  • Customer Service in Travel
  • Displaying Travel and Tourism Information
  • Planning a Trio to a Visitor Attraction
  • Recommending a Package Holiday

Assessment

Assessment is designed to fit the purpose and objective of the qualification and all units are internally assessed - giving learners the opportunity to demonstrate skills developed in applied scenarios.

More Information

If you have any queries concerning this subject and the qualifications, please contact Mrs Lightfoot.

Useful Links

Travel and Tourism Qualification Information