Btec First Award: Travel and Tourism is offered at KS4.
In year 9 students will study the compulsory unit on the UK Travel and Tourism Sector. This unit is assessed with an external exam. All further units are assessed with coursework. In year 10 students will study the compulsory unit about UK Travel and Tourism Destinations. In year 10 and 11 students will choose two optional units from The Development of Travel and Tourism in the UK; International Travel and Tourism Destinations; Factors Affecting Worldwide Travel and Tourism or The Travel and Tourism Customer Experience. During the course, students will be given the opportunity to get practical experience of the Tourism Industry. Students will also develop their independent research skills whilst working on their coursework assignments.