Course Type: Full Time

Level 3 Travel and Tourism

  • Course Code AAA0617
  • Start Date 3rd September 2018
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus
If you want the challenge of combining your academic studies with a range of practical travel and tourism topics, this is the course for you. You'll have the opportunity to study a wide range of holiday destinations around the UK and the world, including top tourist destinations and visitor attractions.


You will develop your knowledge and understanding of travel and tourism job roles including travel agents, tour guides and airline roles as well as learning about the cruise industry. You will attend visits to experience a range of tourist destinations and organisations.

Specialist units will include:

  • Overseas resorts
  • Tourist Information centres
  • Tour operators
  • Travel agencies

This courses is delivered by a team of qualified staff who all have industry experience. The course will include visits.

You will gain a City & Guilds Diploma in Travel at Level 3. 

Due to the popularity and global expansion of the aviation industry you will also have the opportunity to gain an understanding of aviation by completing a Level 2 Certificate in Airline Cabin Crew or a Level 2 Certificate in Aviation Operations (Airport Check-in).


Fast-track to an apprenticeship

If you can’t find the right apprenticeship vacancy or you want to do some studying first - no problem. You can start on a vocational study programme then once you’re ready and a vacancy becomes available, we’ll help you transfer on to an apprenticeship

An interview is required.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

5 GCSEs at grade C (4) or above and a Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism.

Required experience

We welcome all applicants without any prior experience or knowledge in this area. You will need motivation to achieve and have a passion to gain skills enabling you to progress this as a career in the future.

This course is free to those aged 19 years and under.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced course fees. This depends on your individual circumstances.

If you already have a full level 3 qualification and are aged 19 or over you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or pay the fee in full upfront, minus a 10% discount.

You can get more information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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