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Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade A*-C (grade 9 - 4) including English, or a relevant Level 2 course at merit grade. You will also need to provide a good school report/reference.

Who is the course for

This course is for those wishing to gain employment in the travel & tourism industry or progress onto the Level 5 HND in Travel & Tourism Management at Uxbridge College or at university.

Course Content

Course units include:

  • UK destinations
  • Worldwide travel & tourism destinations.

Optional units include:

  • Overseas resort operatives
  • Investigating the cruise industry
  • Developing an entertainment programme
  • Conferences and events
  • Promotions and sales
  • Worldwide adventure tourism.

Study Methods

Lectures, workshops, group work, visiting speakers, practical sessions and outside visits to provide students with a realistic view of the industry. This will also involve a UK residential trip.

How is the course assessed

Course work, assignments, time constrained assignments, online exams and practical applications of skills

Where next - Further Studies

Progress from the Level 3 Diploma to the Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism and then onto our BTEC Level 5 HND Diploma in Travel & Tourism Management or go on to university.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment as a tour operator, resort representative or work in a hotel, airport or conference centre.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to Apply

This course requires an informal interview.

To arrange an assessment and interview time please contact Information, Advice & Guidance on 01895 853333.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 04 September 2017

Starts: 04/09/2017

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00