Level Three Diploma/Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism
This level three diploma creates a balance between practical and theory based units to support anyone interested in starting out in the industry. You learn by completing projects and assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. As well as learning about the employment area you have chosen, you develop the skills you need to start or progress in your career. Learners will benefit from working with industry partners including New Horizons, the College's fully functioning travel agency in Beverley or by undertaking an additional qualification in Cabin Crew (Bridlington)
This course is available as part of a full-time study programme for 16 to 18 year olds, and as a part time course for adults aged 19 and over. Please ask learner services for details.
What will I study?
- Promotions and sales in travel and tourism
- Holiday park hosts
- Work placement in travel and tourism
- Developing people in travel and tourism
- Tourism in the UK
- Worldwide travel and tourism destinations
- Worldwide adventure tourism
- Principles of marketing
- Overseas representatives
- Conference and events operations
- Special interest and independent travel
- Investigating the cruise industry
- Principles of supervising customer service
How will I be assessed?
Assessment is based on the completion of assignment work and observation of tasks and activities.
- Four GCSEs grade A* to C/4-9 to include English
- Or level two diploma (merit)
- Or first diploma (merit)
- Or NVQ level two
- Or equivalent
This course prepares you for a range of employment opportunities in the travel and tourism industry. The most common include: travel agents, air cabin crew, overseas representatives and holiday park hosts. On completion of the Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism you could progress onto our Foundation Degree in Leisure Management, validated by University of Hull.
All study programmes contain English and maths elements.
You will undertake work experience as part of this programme
For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.