Travel & Tourism Level 3 Extended Diploma

Sixth Form

Date (from)


Awarding body


Full Time - September 2017



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 Extended 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.

We believe in an ethos of student centred-learning, which means in some cases you and your peers will drive the learning agenda. This not only helps you focus on specific areas of personal interest, but allows you to take more responsibility for your personal development.

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.
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the travel and tourism business, which will enable you to evidence 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
  • English language

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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