Travel and Tourism



  • Mrs Gráinne Millar

  • Mrs Jennifer Mawhinney


What is BTEC Travel and Tourism?

This qualification is designed to support learners who are interested in learning about the travel and tourism industry alongside other fields of study, with a view to progressing to a wide range of higher education courses, not necessarily in travel and tourism-related subjects.

The qualification is designed to be taken as part of a programme of study that includes other appropriate BTEC Nationals or A Levels.



We currently offer 1  pathway at KS4:

  • Travel and Tourism Level 2 First Award (BTEC) 

Course Structure

At Level 2 Travel and Tourism consists of four units:

  • 2 units in Year 11

  • 2 units in Year 12


Compulsory Units:

  1. The UK Travel and Tourism Sector (External Exam)

  2. UK Travel and Tourism Destinations


Optional Units (2 of these will be completed)

  1. The Development of Travel and Tourism

  2. Internal Travel and Tourism Destinations

  3. Factors affecting worldwide Travel and Tourism

  4. The Travel and Tourism Customer Service Experience



At Post 16 there is 1 pathway offered by the Travel and Tourism department: 

Travel and Tourism Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma (BTEC)


Course Structure

At Level 3 Travel and Tourism consists of six units:

  • 3 units in Year 13

  • 3 units in Year 14


  1. Investigating the Travel and Tourism Sector (Year 13)

  2. The Business of Travel and Tourism (Year 14)

  3. The UK as a Tourist Destination (Year 13)

  4. Customer Service in the Travel and Tourism Industry (Year 14)

  5. European Destination (Year 13)

  6. Long Haul Travel (Year 14)


St Ronan’s College
Francis Street, 
BT66 6DL

Telephone: 028 38 323 192




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