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BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Year 2)

Kingston College
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1 hour
0 GBP
Kingston upon Thames
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Course description

BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Year 2):

Travel and Tourism covers a wide range of employment opportunities in one of hte fastest growing industry in the UK. It includes jobs in airlines and hotels, with tour operators and travel agents or involving tourist attractions, conferences and events, hospitality and entertainment. Gaining a qualification in Travel and Tourism at this level can lead to Higher Education which should lead to higher paid jobs.

The course provides you with an excellent grounding in the skills and knowledge needed for a career in Travel & Tourism. You will study a range of different units. This may include:

  • Investigating Travel and Tourism
  • The UK as a destination
  • Customer service in Travel and Tourism
  • Longhaul travel destinations
  • Conferences and events
  • Roles and responsibilities of holiday representatives
  • The appeal and importance of UK visitor attractions
  • The cruise industry

You will also undertake a minimum of one week work placement and have the opportunity to take part in both a UK and an overseas residential visit. Due to extensive links with resorts and overseas companies, work experience has previously been arranged in the Algarve, Portugal. This course is equivalent to two A Levels and students will be awarded a qualification grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction. Students may also study a range of additional qualifications (subject to meeting certain criteria). This could include:NCFE Level 2 Certificate for Airline Cabin Crew.

Many students choose to use their qualifications to go straight into employment; others choose to continue their studies at university. This course will equip students with the necessary skills to succeed at Higher Education and they will be able to study at either HNC or HND, or at BA level (depending on their final grade).

Suitability - Who should attend?

Four GCSEs at grade C/4 (including English Language and Mathematics or a Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Travel & Tourism at Distinction grade.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Nationally recognised qualification

About provider

Kingston College - Apprenticeship Training

We have worked with large and well known employers such as British Airways, L'Oreal and South West Trains for many years. We are proud to have some of the highest success rates of any College around and we are loved...


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Kingston College

Kingston College, Kingston Hall Road, Kingston Upon Thames
KT1 2AQ London


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