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Qualification name Diploma in Travel and Tourism
Qualification level 3
Awarding organisation NCFE
Learning method Classroom based
Course hours Full-time
Course start date 5th September 2024
Cost £0.00
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Since 2010 Travel and Tourism has been the fastest growing sector in the UK in employment terms, providing more than 3.1 million jobs in a variety of areas including tour operations, airlines, visitor attractions and travel agents as well as strategic authorities dealing with travel to the UK. It is also one of the worlds largest industries providing numerous opportunities for overseas employment.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

In addition to our general entry requirements, you must have: GCSE English grade 3 GCSE Maths grade 3

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Students will learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. As well as learning about this employment area, you will develop important skills for a career in travel and tourism or similar service industries.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Students learn through a variety of activities including discussions, note-taking, reading, exam questions, tests, practical activities and individual research.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

This two-year Level 3 Diploma course equivalent to two A Levels offering the same UCAS points. The syllabus is divided into twelve units which include: Unit 1: The UK travel and tourism industry Unit 2: Customer service in travel and tourism Unit 3: Preparing for a career in travel and tourism Unit 4: Travel and tourism destinations Unit 5 UK visitor attractions Unit 6: Hospitality in travel and tourism Unit 11: Marketing for travel and tourism Unit 15: UK airports

This course is designed to prepare students for employment in the tourism industry or for entry to an appropriate university course. Students who achieve this qualification could progress to further studies for a degrees and foundation degree in Tourism & Leisure Management, International Tourism Management, Hospitality, Tourism & Event Management, Tourism with Business or Aviation Management.

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Name Luton Sixth Form College
Address Bradgers Hill Road
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