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Travel and Tourism

Level 3 NCFE Introductory Diploma in Travel and Tourism

Full Time

Course Overview

Year One: Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Travel and Tourism
Year Two: Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism

This popular course will prepare you for a career in the travel industry with a specific focus on the foundation skills needed to become cabin crew. You will learn about long haul destinations, the cruise industry, working as a holiday rep, airlines and airports, handling passengers, resort operations, travel sales and visitor attractions. In the second year you will have the opportunity to study an additional qualification in Air Cabin Crew. A range of industry-specific trips and residential visits are an important part of this course too.

Course Content

On this course you will study:

  • Long haul destinations
  • The cruise industry
  • Working as a holiday rep
  • Exploring airlines and airports
  • Handling air passengers
  • Special interest tourism
  • Resort operations
  • Travel sales
  • Visitor attractions
  • Business of tourism
  • Marketing


Entry Requirement

Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths, or a relevant Level 2 qualification.


The course is continuously assessed through assignments, projects and case studies. Learners develop a responsible and co-operative approach to working on their own and in groups. The course uses practical activities, presentations and involvement with local business wherever possible.

Where does this course lead to

This course is a recognised route into Higher Education. Students may progress to a Higher National Diploma or Degree course. Employment opportunities range from airlines, tour operation and travel agencies to tourist boards and attractions.

UCAS points for this course:
Year One: Level 3 BTEC 90 Credit Diploma in Travel and Tourism
D*D* (84)
D*D (78)
DD (72)
DM (60)
MM (48)
MP (36)
PP (24)

Year Two: Level 3 BTEC Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism
D*D*D* (168)
D*D*D (160)
D*DD (152)
DDD (144)
DDM (128)
DMM (112)
MMM (96)
MMP (80)
MPP (64)
PPP (48)

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Course Outline

Course Code: JF111
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 12/09/2022
Duration: 1 Year
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