Diploma/Extended in Aviation, Events, Travel and Tourism, Level 3
This course will allow you to develop the skills required in the travel and tourism industry; from organising events and planning itineraries, to presenting welcome meetings, finding out about the cruise industry and much more.
From organising conferences and events to learning how to resolve problems in an emergency situation, this course will help you to develop skills needed to succeed in this fast paced industry. Our first class facilities include a dedicated Travel and Tourism teaching area which include a mock airline cabin and check in desk. Our supportive, knowledgeable team have extensive industry experience extending over Travel Retail, Overseas Resort Operation, Cabin Crew, Cruising, Conference and Event Organisation, Tourist Information Centre, Adventure Tourism and Hospitality roles.
You will learn about the key areas of the travel and tourism industry. You will find out about different types of tour operators such as Thomas Cook and Thomson Holidays and learn how they put together package holidays, create brochures and promote their products.
The tourism industry is a fast growing industry and our programme will equip you with the skills, knowledge and passion needed for working within it. Our lecturers all have extensive knowledge and industry experience to enhance your learning.
Please note that for all travel and tourism courses it is a mandatory requirement to wear uniform.
Please note that this course is predominantly aimed at 16 to 19 year olds.
5 GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C) including English and maths. Entry will be subject to a satisfactory reference and interview.
Entry decisions will be discretionary at interview. Students will continually be assessed through probation period to ensure they are on the correct level and course.
- The UK Travel and Tourism Industry
- Customer Service in Travel and Tourism
- Preparing for a Career in Travel and Tourism
- Travel and Tourism Destinations
- Hospitality in Travel and Tourism
- The UK Conference and Event Industry
- UK Airports and Worldwide Passenger Airlines
- The Cruise Industry
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through a combination of assignments, practical activities, presentations and on-line multiple-choice tests.
What can I do next
After successfully completing your first year with a merit grade or higher, as well as achieving Level 2 Functional Skills in English and maths, you will be able to progress on to an Extended Diploma for your second year. You may then like to consider a degree in Travel and Tourism Management.
You will also be open to a range of careers including (but not limited to):
- Travel and Tourism Manager
- Event Organiser
- Hotel Management
- Tourism Officer
- Cabin Crew