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Level 3

Travel & Tourism BTEC Level 3 Ext Certificate/ Diploma (double)


By investigating different areas of travel and tourism the course gives you a broad knowledge and understanding of the travel & tourism industry.

Topics studied include:

Year 1 – Extended Certificate (Equivalent to 1 A Level)

• The World of Travel and Tourism (Externally assessed)

• Global Destinations (Externally assessed)

• Principles of Marketing in Travel & Tourism

• Visitor Attractions

Year 2 – Diploma (Equivalent to 2 A Levels)

• The Cruise Industry

• Managing the Customer Experience in Travel & Tourism

• Travel and Tourism Enterprises Leisure & Corporate Travel

• Researching Current Travel Trends and Key Issues in Travel & Tourism

Lessons are as follows:

• We use a wide range of teaching methods throughout the course including discussions, group work and lots of independent research.

• As much of the course is coursework based, you will often be working on assignments during lessons.

• You will also do role-plays, presentations and practical work developing a range of vocational skills.

• 1:1 support is available to all students.


You need a minimum of five GCSEs at 9-4, including grade 4 in English Language.

You will not need any prior knowledge of the travel & tourism industry, but a willingness to learn and an interest in the travel industry are essential.

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Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

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Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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