Ashley Sixth Form

Travel and Tourism (Vocational Course)

Exam Board

Edexcel BTEC Travel and Tourism Entry 3 / Level 1


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


Students are required to produce internally set assignments. Each unit has specified learning outcomes and assessment criteria. To pass an Internally assessed unit, learners must meet all the assessment criteria.

More Information

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

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BTEC Qualification Information