Sport, travel and uniformed protective services btec Level 3 For 16-19 Year Olds

BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism (Triple)

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This course is exciting, interesting and enjoyable along with an excellent choice for students to progress directly into employment or on to higher education. Travel & tourism is the exploration into one of the largest employment sectors in the UK and all over the world. Throughout the course, students investigate and gain knowledge of modern travel & tourism and research the industry from small businesses to multinational enterprises as well as explore forms of tourism across the world. This course improves students' skills in communication and customer service. The experience gained through this course will improve students’ employability and widen their horizons.


Pearson Edexcel


Vocational level 3 courses are advanced courses, we require five grade 9-4 passes (or equivalent) including English language or maths.

Why study BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism (Triple) at Blackpool Sixth?

Our highly engaging lessons are taught by teachers who have travel industry experience. Benefit from our links with a wide range of travel and tourism employers including partners at various organisations including Blackpool Tower, TUI, Jet2, NST Travel as well as with universities who will all bring your learning to life through a variety of trips, visits and guest speakers.

How will I be taught?

  • Individual learning styles will be met as part of the teaching and learning.
  • Engaging, interesting and interactive lessons.
  • Use of case studies and live projects with travel and tourism industry partners.
  • Group work and collaborative learning.
  • Independent and exploratory use of interactive technology through our technology for learning scheme.

Teacher expertise

Staff teaching on the course have very current and extensive travel and tourism industry experience. This includes overseas resort operations, airports and airlines, hotel management, retail and business travel.

What skills will I develop?

  • You will develop a range of excellent employability skills that travel and tourism employers desire.
  • These will include communication in various formats, working as part of a team including leading a team, self-presentation, problem solving, and using systems and technology.
  • You will also develop a range of transferable skills for progression into other sectors of work and/or university.
  • These will include how to work independently, research actively, and the ability to give presentations and be an active group member.
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How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in a number of ways which provide variety and opportunities for creativity. These include exams, internally assessed coursework and externally assessed set tasks.

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What will you study and other information about BTEC Level 3 Travel and Tourism (Triple)

Where does it lead?

This course is excellent for students to progress directly in to employment or on to higher education. Recent university progression has included: Tourism Management – Manchester Metropolitan University Events management – Leeds Becket University Marketing and Events Management – Sheffield Hallam Events management Employment British Airways Cabin Crew, long haul mixed fleet. British Airways London City Premier Inn EasyJet Thomas Cook Travel Agent Thomas Cook – Overseas resort representative, Esprit Ski/children’s representative

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