Travel & Tourism BTEC L3 Ext Dip (International)

Print Page

This advanced level course covers all aspects of the travel and tourism industry, and is designed for people keen to progress directly into employment in the industry or to higher education.

The course includes topics such as investigating the travel and tourism industry; UK and overseas destinations; customer service in travel and tourism; the business of travel and tourism; holiday representatives and handling air passengers, amongst others.

What I'll learn

A range of units relating to specialist areas of the industry are undertaken:

  • Passenger transport issues
  • special interest tourism
  • hospitality operations in travel and tourism
  • residential study visit
  • sustainable tourism
  • preparing for employment in the travel and tourism industry.

Study visits to destinations are included in both years of the course as well as day visits to local visitor attractions, exhibitions and other venues.


How I'll learn

You will further develop your English, maths and ICT skills to help you to complete your course work and prepare for further study or employment. Initially in year one you will study for a Subsidiary Diploma. Successful students will be invited to study for the Extended Diploma which they will complete in year two of the course.


How I'll be assessed

You benefit from workshop facilities in an IT suite with computers that enable you to complete your course assessments. There are also open access computer resources in the library.


Entry Requirements

Five 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.