Level 3 Travel and Tourism
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This programme is for you if you're interested in combining academic studies with practical work and would like a career in the exciting travel and tourism industry. It’s the ideal choice to develop a wide range of knowledge and skills to gain employment or if you are considering going on to university. Students who complete this programme develop a wide range of skills in both Travel and Tourism. There are many career options for people with commitment and enthusias such as with airlines, overseas resorts, hotels, tourist information centres, tour operators and travel agencies
This course was written in conjunction with leading travel companies and provides the basic training for all jobs in the industry.
You will study all aspects of the travel industry including holiday sales and services, travel companies, world and UK destinations, as well as general skills including customer service and presentation skills.
Units can include:
- Work Experience in Travel and Tourism
- Promotions and Sales in Travel
- Planning and Delivering a Guided Tour
- Package Holidays
- World and UK Destinations
Specialist units may include Tour Operations, Tour Guiding, Holiday
Representative, Event Operations and Cruising.
You will also have the opportunity to study and achieve an additional qualification alongside the diploma to give your CV an added boost - Gateshead College Certificate in Airline Cabin Crew or L1/2 Certificate in Aviation Operations.
Depending on previous achievement, you may be required to study maths and / or English.
The course will also include some trips to bring the travel industry to life.
This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.
Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.
If you already have a full level 3 qualification and are aged 19 years over, you can apply for an Advanced Learning Loan or pay the fee upfront in full and qualify for a 10% discount.
You can get more information at our enrolment events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Whatever support you need, we’re here for you and will make sure you get the most out of your time at college.
We have expert teams in place to look after every single one of our students.
Our specialist teams can help with:
- Learning difficulties
- Physical and sensory disabilities
- Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, ADHD, Aspergers or other specific learning difficulties
- Mental health and well being
- Exam access arrangements
- Money, finance and bursary advice
- Careers advice, job and university applications