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Diploma in Travel and Tourism Level 3 (Domestic)

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Start your journey to an exciting career in tourism with this Level 3 qualification - the Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism.

Over the two years it prepares you for a range of careers where people, customers and travel-related expertise are the focus.

Our career pathways show you a typical route through the various stages of learning, what you will learn along the way and the careers these programmes could lead onto.

What I'll learn

In year one you cover 10 units:

  • investigating travel and tourism
  • the business of travel and tourism
  • marketing travel and tourism products and services
  • the UK as a destination
  • customer service in travel and tourism
  • retail travel operations
  • long haul travel destinations
  • UK visitor attractions
  • entertainment for holidaymakers
  • a residential study visit in travel and tourism


You will also complete:

  • Functional Skills qualifications - you get the chance to gain useful transferable skills in communication, application of number and ICT
  • Welcome Host Award in customer service - customer service is very important in any industry but especially travel and tourism. With this award you identify and demonstrate skills which promote excellent customer service.


In the second year, you complete the following ten units:

  • preparing for employment in the travel and tourism industry
  • specialist tourism
  • working as a holiday representative
  • events
  • conferences and exhibitions
  • responsible tourism
  • European destinations
  • investigating the cruise sector
  • hospitality operations in travel and tourism
  • handling air passengers
  • researching current issues in travel and tourism (this is at Level 4)

You can also take an additional qualification in year 2: the NCFE Airline Cabin Crew Certificate.rent issues in travel and tourism (this is at Level 4)

 

How I'll learn

As well as tutorials and assignments, you take part in residential trips and visits to travel and tourism organisations.

 

How I'll be assessed

There are no exams on this course. All 20 diploma units are assessed by completion of assignments which you produce throughout the year. You also do various activities and role-plays under observation.

 

Entry Requirements

5 or more GCSEs grades 9-4 (A*-C) including English and maths or transfer in from an Intermediate Level 2.

 

How to Apply

Applying for one of our programmes is easy.

You can apply for a vocational programme online. Simply follow the link to ‘Apply now’ on your chosen programme page. You will then be asked to register or log in to progress with your application.

As part of your application, you will be asked to provide us with your contact details, how your chosen programme fits with your future plans and if you require any extra support (for example, because of a disability, medical condition, learning or language support needs.)

Printed application forms are also available on request by calling us on 0800 612 6008 or visiting us at one of our college Advice Centres.

Please contact our Careers team if you need advice and guidance to help you choose the right programme for you.