Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism
|Mode of study||Vocational Full-time|
|Campus||London Road Campus|
|Start date||6 September 2022|
|Course code||FLR3EDT (2224)|
Who is it for?
This programme aims to provide you with the specialist knowledge, skills and understanding to work within the exciting and dynamic travel and tourism industry. This area of work is expanding both at home and abroad. Employment can be found in a variety of sectors including travel agencies, tour operations, accommodation, transportation, visitor attractions, conferences and exhibitions to name but a few. Upon successful completion of the programme, you can go on to study for a Level 4/5 qualification in Travel and Tourism or related areas such as Event Management and Cruise Line Operations.
At least 4 GCSE passes at grade 4 or above including English or Maths or a Level 2 Diploma in Travel & Tourism or business-related area. Mature students over 21 are encouraged to apply without formal qualifications.
The Level 3 Extended Diploma is a two year course. There will be an opportunity during the first few weeks of the course, following discussion with your tutor, to transfer to the Level 3 Diploma, which is a 1 Year course if this is thought to be more suitable for you. Units for this course may differ from those described for the Extended Diploma.
What does the course involve?
Students follow units that could include:-
- Global destinations
- The world of travel and tourism
- Customer experience
- The airport experience
- Visitor attractions
- Travel and tourism enterprises
Workshops in Airline Cabin Crew and Resort Representative are offered to students.
How is the course assessed?
The units are internally and externally assessed through assignments and exams. Internal assessments are set and graded by the subject tutors. This may take many forms but can include written reports, presentations, booklets or role-plays.
There are costs associated with the course for books and uniform and also for visits. You will be given opportunities to take part in the various Residential Study Visits and work experience abroad, some are subsidised and others are available at full cost.
What do I do next?
You can apply online via the APPLY NOW button. You can also apply for a second, alternative programme of study on the application page. If after reading this factsheet, you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Open Evenings, ring Admissions on 01743 342346 or email: email@example.com
Level 3 Travel & Tourism
Previous school: Meole Brace School, Shrewsbury
I have gained many skills which will be valuable to me in the future. I have also gained a lot of confidence through opportunities I have been offered on the course, such as work experience. The course has taught me a lot about the tourism industry and possible areas for development on completion of my course.
Level 3 Extended Diploma Travel & Tourism
Previous school: Shrewsbury Academy
This course has always interested me from the very beginning of year one. Understanding how the travel and tourism industry works can offer so many amazing job opportunities. The trips we go on have been hugely beneficial in terms of gaining knowledge and after completing 60 hours of work experience at Opulent Travel I have gained confidence and knowledge about this forever expanding sector.
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