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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 spend the majority of your time in the classroom completing tasks 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 Birmingham Airport, Cadbury World, Snowdonia National Park, Stratford Upon Avon and Blackpool.

Units that you will study include:
• Customer Service in Travel and Tourism
• Investigating the Cruise Industry
• The UK as a Destination
• Marketing Travel and Tourism Products and Services
• Responsible Tourism
• Events, Conferences and Exhibitions
• Holiday Reps
• Hospitality Operations in Travel and Tourism
• Specialist Tourism

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

Course Info

Level
Level 3 - Advanced
Subject Area
Travel & Tourism
Course Type
16-19 Full-Time
Location
Sutton Coldfield College
Next Start Date
07/09/2020
Course Length
35 weeks

Entry Requirements

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

Delivery and Assessment

Our programme is 100% course work and you will complete practical projects, presentations, reports and assignments. The course work will be completed using a range of assessment methods both individually and in groups to help develop employment skills.

Progression

Depending on performance students will achieve the subsidiary diploma or 90 credit diploma and progress onto the diploma or extended diploma. The extended diploma is the equivalent of 3 A Levels so progressing onto further study at University is an option. Alternatively, you may like to consider a career relating to the units you have studied such as a Travel Agent, Holiday Rep or Events Coordinator.

Career Opportunities

  • Travel Agent
  • Holiday Rep
  • Events Coordinator