Travel and Tourism Level 3 Extended Diploma

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

n 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 will also complete:
Functional Skills qualifications - you get t…

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

n 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 will also complete:
Functional Skills qualifications - you get the chance to gain useful transferable skills in communication, application of number 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 (this is at 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 diploma units are assessed by completion of assignments which you produce throughout the year. You also do various activities and role-plays under observation.

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

You gain:
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 initialassessment. 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.

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