Travel and Tourism Level 3 Extended Diploma

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Start your journey to a career in tourism with this exciting 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.

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 also complete:

• functional skills: you g…

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Start your journey to a career in tourism with this exciting 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.

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 also complete:

• functional skills: you get the chance to gain useful, transferable skills in communication, application of numbers, 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 (level 4)

You can also take an additional qualification in year 2: the NCFE Airline Cabin Crew Certificate.

There are no exams on this course. All 20 level 2 diploma units are assessed by completion of assignments which you produce throughout the year. You also do various activities and role-plays under observation.

• Edexcel Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism
• Welcome Host Award
• Edexcel Functional Skills Level 1 or 2

Applicants for a level 2 programme will normally have:
- at least 4 GCSEs at grade D or above and/or a completed level 1 award
- GCSEs to include English and maths at grade D or above or level 1 functional skills qualifications
- the willingness to study for an additional qualification in English and/or maths
- if you are interested in a level 2 programme and have alternative qualifications you would like us to consider please contact us with your details

Applicants will be invited to attend an interview and complete an internal assessment. All students will have their literacy and numeracy needs supported within the programme.

On successful completion of the course you might want to continue your education by studying for a degree at university. Alternatively, you can start work in the travel and tourism industry.

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

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