Park Lane Academy

Travel and Tourism


Internal assessment = 60%

Exam = 40%


Outline of Subject

This qualification is for learners interested in taking a hands-on course alongside their GCSEs that will offer them a practical introduction to life and work in the dynamic travel and tourism industry, allowing them to make an informed decision about their future learning and career. This course will give learners the opportunity to develop sector-specific applied knowledge and technical skills in a practical learning environment.


What will I learn?

Year Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
10 Travel and tourism organisations and destinations Completion of internal assessment Customer needs in Travel and Tourism
11 Completion of internal assessment Influences on global travel and tourism Completion of external assessment


How will I learn?

The Tech Award combines theory with plenty of practical application. Students will acquire actual knowledge of the sector and how organisations attract and retain customers.


Where will it take me?

Through achieving a BTEC level 1/2 you will have a multitude of career pathways, such as: Hotelier; Chef; Tourist Information Manager; Hotel Receptionist; Publican and Travel Agent.


Further information:

btec-tech-awards-travel-tourism-mini-guide-a4p-prf2.pdf (