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Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism

Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism

Course Code: L3EDTT Duration: 2 Years Attendance: Full Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 05/09/2022    


About the course

This course is ideal for School Leavers who want to pursue a career in travel and tourism. It is equivalent to three A Levels and provides a route into university or higher education.

This is a course designed to give you a comprehensive background to travel and tourism. It will give you a broad practical experience and develop personal and business skills that are essential when working in the industry.

While studying this course, you will also get to take part in visits to local and national businesses, guest talks from industry professionals and international residential trips. In the past we have visited Disneyland Paris, Venice, Verona and Lake Garda in Italy.

Who is this programme for?

This programme is for students who wish to pursue a career within the exciting the travel and tourism industry. Destination marketing, aviation, retail and business travel, tour operations and cruise are all popular areas of the industry which this course would prepare you for.

Start as a college student, finish as a graduate

After successfully completing this course you also benefit from the chance to stay with us at University Centre Farnborough. This gives you a path to graduating with a degree or higher education course without the costs of moving away, all while studying in a familiar and supportive environment.

Higher education courses you may be interested in studying with us after your School Leavers course:

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Your course

What modules are covered?

  • Investigating the travel and tourism sector
  • The business of travel and tourism
  • Marketing travel products and services
  • Customer service
  • Business travel
  • Mathematics and English

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is mainly coursework with deadlines set across the academic year. Grades can be attained of Pass, Merit or Distinction in each unit depending on the level of achievement.

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Your future

What Next?

Successful completion of the course enables you to progress to higher education or an apprenticeship or directly into employment within the industry.

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Entry Requirements

What previous qualifications and experience will I need?

From School

  • Five GCSEs at grades 9-4
  • To include English and maths GCSEs at 9-4

From College

  • Relevant level 2 qualification at merit grade or higher
  • English and/or maths at level 2 or higher
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