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Introductory in Travel and Tourism Level 1

This course is designed to give you a good understanding of a variety of careers within the Travel and Tourism industry and will give you a range of skills and knowledge required for employment. If you have aspirations to work in the travel and tourism industry doing jobs such as cabin crew, tour guide, holiday rep or work on a cruise liner then this is the course for you.
You will learn about different aspects of the Travel and Tourism industry both in the UK and abroad. There is a balance of classroom based theory and practical activity. Theory lessons include developing personal attributes, planning for activities, researching areas of interest and learning about practices and processes. Practical lessons invole participating in team and leadership activities.

The Travel and Tourism department at BMet pride itself on the range of trips that are on offer to our students. Previous trips have include Birmingham International Airport, Hilton Hotel, Madame Tussauds and the London Dungeons, Stratford Upon Avon, York and New York.

Units that you will study include-
Being Organised
Developing a Personal Progression Plan
Working with Others
Researching a Topic
Exploring Local Visitor Attractions
Exploring Travel and Tourism in the UK
Contribute to Running a Hospitality and Tourism Event
Delivering Customer Service in Hospitality and Tourism
Using Websites to Make Holiday Choices
Promoting Hospitality and Tourism Events

Course Info

Level 1 - Introductory
Subject Area
Travel & Tourism
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

You must achieve Entry 3 in an English Initial Assessment or have the equivalent qualification. You also need to demonstrate during interview a strong interest in the theory behind Travel and Tourism including knowledge of the UK as a tourist destination and be willing to take part in practical activities.

Delivery and Assessment

You will be required to participate in a variety of lessons surrounding organisation, teamwork, leadership and contributing positively to your community. You will be assessed through coursework that will involve presentations, posters, reports, practical observations, training plans and written tasks.


Completion of this course will enable you to progress on to a Level 2 course including the BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism. You may also have the opportunity to explore other pathways such as sport or Public Services.