Travel and Tourism - Level 3
Equivalent to three A Levels, this course will open doors to global job opportunities, long haul travel and the potential to progress to university-level education.
Your learning experience will be enhanced by a wide range of exciting trips and visits. This includes UK day visits and a European residential trip to Spain or Portugal. We also travel to New York or Los Angeles as part of the long-haul experience. Training with recognised large airlines will make up an exciting part of your programme. Our teaching team have strong links within the industry, including with TUI and British Airways, which will enable you to gain the experience and knowledge to succeed in this sector. You may choose to work in a hotel, fly with an airline as cabin crew, or possibly choose a career closer to home in a travel agency. Many students also choose to progress to university-level courses before progressing into the industry.
Qualification: Level 3 BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Travel & Tourism (equivalent to three A Levels)
Duration: Two years
You will cover a diverse range of topics throughout your course. A selection of unit titles is shown below.
- Passenger Transport
- Long Haul destinations
- Overseas holiday representatives
- European destinations
- Sustainable tourism
Assessment is continuous throughout the programme through assignments, projects, case studies and presentations. Each year will also include one external exam and one controlled assessment. All full-time students are required to study maths and English at the appropriate level.
Maths and English
All students following a full-time programme of study at HLC will study English and maths as part of their studies, please refer to the Study Programmes page of this website.
- Five GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) or above (to include English and maths) or successful completion of a suitable and relevant Level 2 qualification at merit grade or above
- Successful interview and initial assessment in literacy and numeracy
- Applicants will be expected to demonstrate enthusiasm and commitment to their chosen subject area.
Progression routes shown below are dependent on successful completion of qualifications and meeting entry criteria.
Study options may include:
- University Degree
- Access to higher education
Employment options may include:
- Airline Cabin Crew
- Overseas Holiday Representative
- Cruise Customer Relations
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Students aged 16 to 18: There are no tuition or examination fees.
Students aged 19 to 23: Who are studying for their first full Level 3 qualification will be not be charged any tuition fees, but will be charged the materials fee only.
Students aged 19 to 23: Who already hold a full Level 3 qualification and all students who are 24 or over will be liable for the full cost of the course, based on the current student loan applicable for the qualification. Please contact our Finance department to be advised of the fee / loan due.
Additional Course Costs: £515 (per year) | Fees for trips and visits will apply.
Please Note: Costs are subject to change, please call Enquiries on 0800 032 1986 to check.
Telephone: 0800 032 1986