Travel and Tourism BTEC Diploma Level 1

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Are you ready for a career in the fast-paced travel and tourism industry? This course will give you a broad understanding of the different aspects of working in the industry, from the importance of customer service to the role and responsibilities of a resort representative and air cabin crew. You will also benefit from guest talks and a one week work placement.


Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Acquire interpersonal skills for the travel and tourism workplace.
  • Develop customer service and selling skills.
  • Plan a travel and tourism related event.
  • Understand travel and tourism support services.

Entry Requirements

GCSEs at grades 3-1 or equivalent.

Career Progression

Progression may include a relevant level 2 qualification or employment.

Course Details


1 year

Study Type

Full time

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Course Fee (16-18)

No fee

Course Facts


English and maths will be built into your course if your grades are below 4

Labour Market

By 2024, the leisure and travel sector in Leeds is predicted to grow by 3.1%. (EMSI, 2019)

Student Testimonial

I went to Greece on an international work placement and thoroughly enjoyed it. I learnt what it is like to live and work abroad
School of Travel, Food & Drink
Leeds City College
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