Level 2 in Travel & Tourism

Cambridge Regional College
Course summary
Professional Training
1 Year
Full time
Cambridge, Huntingdon
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Course description

Travel and Tourism is an exciting industry that offers a mix of practical and theory learning that can be aligned with your own personal experiences. This one-year BTEC course is split between mandatory and specialist units enabling you to direct your own learning. The opportunity to attend day trips and a residential provide additional learning opportunities outside of the classroom, developing your real-life experiences.

This course is suitable for learners aged 16 and over, with a keen interest in learning more about the travel and tourism industry.

Suitability - Who should attend?

The course is full-time and takes one year to complete.

The course will be assessed through coursework and exams.

During your time on the course you will have the chance to attend extra residential activities. These may include:


Outcome / Qualification etc.

Level: 2

Training Course Content

Compulsory Units:

  • Unit 1 – The UK Travel and Tourism Sector
  • Unit 2 – The Travel and Tourism Customer Service
  • Unit 3 – UK Travel and Tourism Destinations
  • Unit 4 – International Holiday Destinations
  • Unit 7 – Business Environments in Travel and Tourism

Specialist Units:

  • Promotion and Sales in Travel and Tourism
  • Organising a Travel and Tourism study visit
  • Preparation for employment Travel and Tourism Employment Opportunities.

Continuing Studies

A BTEC Certificate is equivalent to two GCSEs at grades A* to C. Students gaining a BTEC in Travel and Tourism will have access to a range of career and further education opportunities. You will learn and use a variety of skills throughout the course, including collecting, analysing and interpreting data, communicating your findings in different ways, and identifying and developing the links between different parts of the subject. These skills are in great demand and are recognised and highly valued by employers and colleges.

During the course, you will:
• gain a broad understanding of travel and tourism and study selected areas in more depth
• develop skills, knowledge and understanding in travel and tourism
• have an opportunity to apply learning in a practical and realistic way
• follow a programme of study that enables progression to further education and employment in travel and tourism
• develop key skills which are highly valued by employers
• gain confidence by developing independent learning skills.

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Cambridge Regional College

Our mission is to transform lives and create prosperity by delivering technical and professional education that meets the needs of students, employers and communities in Cambridgeshire. Cambridge Regional College is the largest further education college in the East of England...

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