• LevelLevel 3
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration2 years
  • Awarding bodyBTEC


This course allows you to investigate the industry, exploring the range of careers available in travel and tourism. You will look at the UK as a holiday destination, whilst comparing it to long-haul travel destinations. You will investigate a range of travel related roles and careers and focus on specific industry sectors such as airlines and the cruise industry

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • Investigating the Travel and Tourism Industry
  • The UK as a Destination
  • Resort Representatives
  • Working in the Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Long-haul Travel Destinations
  • The cruise industry
  • Specialist tourism

September - June

Entry requirements

You should have achieved grades 4 and above in at least 5 GCSE’s (not equivalents), including a 4 or above in English language and maths.

Internal assessments will be carried out in a variety of ways including assignments, role plays and presentations. 


University opportunities
Past students have progressed to study degrees in travel and aviation, airport and airline management, tourism management, leisure and tourism, marketing and business.

Career opportunities
Career opportunities include holiday representative, tour manager, tourism officer, tourist information centre manager, travel agency manager, customer service manager, event manager, hotel manager, marketing executive and outdoor education manager.

Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances. 

Many people qualify for free tuition fees, for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Additional financial support may also be available for full-time students.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form. If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk

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Travel, tourism & aviation students will have the opportunity to work in an on-site simulated aircraft cabin complete with seats, drinks, duty free trolleys and emergency life jackets. They will also benefit from our partnership with Swissport International, providing exclusive access to training at Teesside and other UK airports!

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.