Travel & Tourism Level 3 Diploma

Sixth Form

Date (from)

Location

Awarding body

Code

Full Time - September 2017

Edexcel/Pearson

6C3DTT2

Course introduction

Do you want a career in the travel and tourism industry? It’s a dynamic and competitive economic sector with many opportunities for cultural experiences.

So do you have what it takes to be successful? If the answer is yes, then don’t miss this opportunity get a foothold in travel and tourism.

Among other things you will learn to adapt constantly to customers’ changing needs and desires. Indeed, customer satisfaction, enjoyment and safety are the focus of this challenging learning opportunity.

Once qualified you could find yourself in any one of hundreds of different destinations, helping people make great holiday memories.

Why choose Brock for Travel & Tourism Level 3 Diploma?

At Brock our Travel and Tourism teaching staff bring a tangible sense of realism to a subject that can seem remote if not handled correctly.

Furthermore, you will have the opportunity to study useful subjects alongside this Diploma in order to give you a range of complementary skills.

For example, you may wish to learn a language like French, Spanish, German or Chinese to boost your credentials, making you an even greater asset to your future employer.

Teaching & learning

You will learn using a range of techniques that are designed to keep your motivation high. For example, team working, event organising, lectures, discussions, presentations, online activities and paired and individual work all form part of the learning curve.

You will also be encouraged to carry out your own research within a supportive and constructive teaching framework. As a result, you will acquire new knowledge and transferable skills that will help you both personally and professionally.

Course structure

  • Study tourism destinations both in the UK and abroad in detail, giving you wide-ranging knowledge of the industry.
  • Understand important factors that affect international travel and tourism to gain important insights.
  • Acquire a detailed understanding of the travel and tourism business, enabling you to demonstrate knowledge that employers want to see.
  • Look in depth at different aspects of the customer experience and analyse ways you can improve it.

Minimum entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade A*-C or grade 4 to include:

  • Maths at least at a grade D (3)
  • English language at least at a grade D (3)

We will also accept a Merit in foundation certificate if taken and positive reference.

What can I do with this qualification?

This qualification was designed in order to meet the specific needs of employers in the travel and tourism industry. Therefore you can reasonably expect your qualification to open doors to a number of different employment opportunities.

These opportunities include working in the following settings: travel agencies, hotels, holiday camps, tour operators and airlines. You will also have the opportunity to move into higher education by studying at foundation degree or full degree.

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