Travel and Tourism Level 3 Extended Diploma

Further your skills and prepare to progress to a career in the travel industry or Higher Education.

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  • Duration

    2 Years

  • Location

    Guildford College

  • Pathway


This NCFE Level 3 travel and tourism course is aimed at students wishing to progress into a career in the exciting world of travel and tourism or further their studies at University.

The course includes a number of trips and visits together with industry guest speakers to make learning fun and relevant. You will use our realistic Airline Cabin Crew training facility and live booking sysyem to enable you to develop the skills and qualities you need for work and explore the opportunities offered in this exciting industry.

Some modules within this qualification include:

  • The UK Travel & Tourism Industry
  • Customer Service in Travel & Tourism
  • Preparing for a Career in Travel & Tourism
  • Travel & Tourism Destinations
  • UK Tour Operations; Investigating Airline Cabin Crew
  • Resort Representatives Roles & Responsibilities
  • The Cruise Industry; Work Experience in Travel & Tourism.

This qualification is assessed through assignment work spread over the course to provide a clear indication of candidate knowledge and abilities. There are no exams. The types of assessments used are:?

  • written assignments
  • case studies
  • roleplay
  • presentations

Employment within the travel & tourism or related industries or you could progress on to University. – Airlines – ground/check-in staff, cabin crew/customer service agent – Tour Operator – sales & reservations team, overseas representative, product development team – Travel Agent; Cruise – sales & reservations – Tourist Information Centre – Visitor Attractions; Hotels – front of house

You need to have 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above including English and maths or successful completion of a level 2 Travel and Tourism qualification

The course is preparing you for employment within the travel & tourism industry so therefore an industry uniform is worn on most days.

Explore your career progression options

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Why Guildford College?

  • Clear routes of progression with qualifications ranging from foundation level to degree level!
  • Industry experienced teaching staff give you the responsibility and independence you need to take charge of your own future.
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