Leeds East Academy


Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism is a huge part of the British economy and has numerous job opportunities. BTEC Firsts in Travel and Tourism can help you take your first steps towards a career in retail or business travel. Students learn essential skills such as business awareness, customer service and understanding destinations in the UK and worldwide.

The course is a level 2 qualification; the grades are Level 2 Pass, Level 2 Merit, Level 2 Distinction and Level 2 Distinction*. 25% of the qualification is externally assessed by examination. 75% of the course is coursework and involves the study of understating tourism in the UK, Europe and the wider world, map skills, different types of tourists and gateways.

For any further information regarding the Travel and Tourism offer at Leeds East Academy, please contact the Head of Humanities: speight.v@whiteroseacademies.org

Courses in Travel and Tourism

KS4 students will be offered the following course:

  •  BTEC First Travel and Tourism (Pearson)

Term by Term Schemes of Work

Travel and Tourism Scheme of Work KS4