The Travel & Tourism sector is a thriving and dynamic global marketplace with a wide range of exciting career opportunities.
- At least five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English Language or Maths. If your English Language is a D/3, your Maths must be at least a C/4 and vice versa
- A Level 2 BTEC Diploma or above and GCSE English Language or Maths at grade C/4 or above.
What will I study?
Exploring areas like customer service, retail travel operations and worldwide destinations, our courses will develop your knowledge and
understanding of this interesting industry.
Some of our industry specialist teachers have worked as Travel Agents, allowing you to learn first-hand about this profitable business sector, the type of work it has to offer and how to plan and organise holidays efficiently.
- Core Modules
Investigating the Travel & Tourism Sector
The Business of Travel & Tourism
The UK as a Destination
- Additional Modules
Retail Travel Operations
Working as a Holiday Representative
Entertainment for Holidaymakers
Why study Travel & Tourism Level 3 at USP?
Embodying the true spirit of the global travel industry, there will be a number of engaging course trips where you can observe
businesses at work.
You will also hear from a number of relevant guest speakers from the sector such as professionals from STA Travel, allowing you to get a taste of their experience and knowledge.
Work experience placements in businesses such as Southend Airport and The Royal Hotel will complete your programme to ensure you are ready for your next step.
What could I do next?
Continue your studies in a travel and tourism-related degree at university, such as Tourism, Event Management and Aviation Management.
Move directly into work in the industry as a Travel Agent, an overseas Representative, an Air Cabin Crew Member or Events Assistant.
Former students have gone on to achieve cabin crew positions with leading airline companies such as British Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Qantas. The continued expansion of Southend Airport also offers various opportunities with easyJet.