BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 vocational entry requirements apply. The minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 OR at least 3 GCSE subjects at Grade 4 alongside alternative GCSE equivalent requirements.
At least one of Maths or English Language must be Grade 4 and neither lower than Grade 3. If the subject applied for has been taken previously, then at least a Grade 4 at GCSE or Merit at BTEC or OCR Level 2 is required. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

This is a work-related course where you learn through a combination of practical activities, report writing and projects based on realistic Travel and Tourism scenarios.

This vocationally-based programme is ideal for anyone who is interested in a career in the fast-growing and exciting world of Travel and Tourism.

Your Course

You will cover a number of areas, including:

  • Investigating the Travel & Tourism Sector
  • The UK as a Destination
  • Customer Service in Travel & Tourism
  • Specialist Tourism
  • Long Haul Travel Destinations

You will also be expected to undertake a period of work experience.

You will potentially also be expected to arrange and host a residential visit in Year 2 and complete a Level 2 Cabin Crew Course.

Entry Requirements

Standard Level 3 vocational entry requirements apply. The minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 OR at least 3 GCSE subjects at Grade 4 alongside alternative GCSE equivalent requirements.

At least one of Maths or English Language must be Grade 4 and neither lower than Grade 3.

If the subject applied for has been taken previously, then at least a Grade 4 at GCSE or Merit at BTEC or OCR Level 2 is required.

Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

HE Progression

Students may progress onto the Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Business at Selby College.

Potential Careers

  • Air Cabin Crew
  • Travel Agent
  • Tour Operator
  • Hotel Manager
  • Administrator

Duration: 2 years
Course Level: Level 3
Assessment: 100% Coursework
Entry Requirements: Standard Level 3 vocational entry requirements apply. The minimum requirement is at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 OR at least 3 GCSE subjects at Grade 4 alongside alternative GCSE equivalent requirements.
At least one of Maths or English Language must be Grade 4 and neither lower than Grade 3. If the subject applied for has been taken previously, then at least a Grade 4 at GCSE or Merit at BTEC or OCR Level 2 is required. Please note: If you have not achieved a Grade 4 or above in GCSE English and/or Maths you will be required to continue studying these alongside your college course.

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