Travel & Tourism

Overview:

This course is delivered in 3 Components:

• Component One – Travel and Tourism Organisations and Destinations
• Component Two – Influences on Global Travel and Tourism
• Component Three – Customer Needs in Travel and Tourism

Components One and Three are assessed by Coursework and Component Two is assessed by an exam in the February of the final year.

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Intent:

‘Travel: As much as you can. As far as you can. As long as you can. Life’s not meant to be lived in one place.’

Travel and Tourism is one of the UK’s fastest growing sectors and employs three million people. The purpose of teaching travel and tourism is to give learners an understanding of the world around them. To provide them with tools for the future, to inspire them to want to see and visit new places. Travel and Tourism allows learners to broaden their knowledge and experience in different contexts. They have opportunities to apply skills practically through project and investigation work. After completing their BTEC Tech Award, learners are in a great position to continue in the travel and tourism sector.

 

Subject progression & sequencing (topic length in weeks)

 
Autumn 1
Autumn 2
Spring 1
Spring 2
Summer 1
Summer 2
Year 10
  • Explore Travel and Tourism Destinations
  • Explore Travel and Tourism Destinations
  • Coursework Assignment 1
  • Investigate the aims of Travel and Tourism Organisations
  • Investigate the aims of Travel and Tourism Organisations
  • Coursework Assignment 2
  • Influences on Global Travel and Tourism – Factors that influence global travel and tourism
  • Influences on Global Travel and Tourism – Impact of travel and tourism and sustainability
Year 11

One lesson each week:

  • Influences on Global Travel and Tourism – Impact of Travel and Tourism and Sustainability
  • Customer Needs in Travel and Tourism, Investigate how organisations identify travel and tourism trends

One lesson each week:

  • Influences on Global Travel and Tourism – Impact of Travel and Tourism – Destination management
  • Customer Needs in Travel and Tourism, Investigate how organisations identify travel and tourism trends
  • Preparation and revision for exam
  • Customer Needs in Travel and Tourism, Investigate how organisations identify travel and tourism trends.
  • Coursework Assignment 3
  • Explore how to meet the needs and preferences of travel and tourism customers
  • Explore how to meet the needs and preferences of travel and tourism customers
  • Coursework Assignment 4 
 

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