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Travel & Tourism Level 3

This course aims to give you a broad knowledge and the practical skills required in the Travel and Tourism Industry. You are given the opportunity to examine the different travel and tourism industry components and how they work together. This qualification is recognised by leading employers in the sector, the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions and The Guild of Travel and Tourism.

Skills and knowledge are developed through case studies, reports, projects, role plays, presentations and discussions. On completion of the course you will have a comprehensive understanding of the key elements and components within the Travel and Tourism Industry. You will participate in tasks and educational visits to prepare you for assessment and you will also be required to participate in educational visits which are part of the course.
Previous trips have included Vietnam, New York, Birmingham Airport, Cadbury World, Snowdonia National Park, Stratford Upon Avon and Blackpool.

Units that you will study include:
– World of Travel and Tourism
– Global Destinations
– Principles of Marketing
– Visitor Attractions
– Events, Conferences and Exhibitions

Upon successful completion of the first year you will progress onto the second year.

Course Info

Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Travel & Tourism
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade 4 or above including English and maths. A positive school or college reference demonstrating good levels of attendance and punctuality will also be required.

Delivery and Assessment

You will complete practical projects, presentations, reports, role plays and assignments. The course work will be completed using a range of assessment methods both individually and in groups to help develop employment skills. There are 2 exam units.


On completion of the 2 year course, this is equivalent to 3 A Levels. You can then progress onto further study at BMet with our HND programme or go onto University. Alternatively you may like to consider a career relating to the units you have studied such as a Travel Agent, Cabin Crew, Holiday Rep or Events Coordinator.

Career Opportunities

  • Travel Agent
  • Customer Service Agent
  • Passenger Service Agent
  • Cabin Crew
  • Holiday Rep
  • Events
  • Marketing
  • Hospitality
  • Cruise Industry
  • Airport Operations