Travel and Tourism

Student Quote

"The best thing about this course is the teachers and the amount of support that they give you relating to your coursework”

“This course has given me the skills and confidence to move forward in my career, it has helped me to know exactly what I want to do in the future and I am now confident enough to actively pursue this”

Exam Board

  • Edexcel

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSE’s A*-C preferably including English and Maths


  • Unit 1: Investigating the Travel and Tourism
  • Unit 2: The Business of Travel and Tourism
  • Unit 3: The UK as a destination
  • Unit 4: Customer Service in Travel and Tourism
  • Unit 7: European Destinations
  • Unit 8: Long Haul Travel
  • Unit 14: Specialist Travel
  • Unit 15: Working as a Holiday Representative
  • Unit 17: Events, Conferences and Exhibitions
  • Unit 21: Entertainment for Holiday Makers
  • Unit 25: Working as a Children’s Representative
  • Unit 26: Researching current issues in Travel and Tourism
  • Unit 23/27: Organising a Travel and Tourism residential/study visit


All assignments are internally set and assessed, however there is an external moderator each year

Progression routes from this course

Many students who have studied this course have gone to higher education. Some examples of the courses that The ACE Academy students have gone on to study include tourism management, event management, hospitality management and business and property management. Other students have gone straight into work. Some examples include Children’s Representatives in Crete, restaurant managers and Teaching English as a Foreign Language in China.