Tourism, Hospitality and Events - Level 3

Course Code: TT1FE377

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Start DateLocationDuration
06/09/2022Bispham Campus1 YearApply

Course Overview

If you're keen to develop a career in Travel and Tourism, the Level 3 Introductory Diploma will move you closer towards your goals. Gain a balance of academic and employability skills as our expert tutors introduce you to this exciting and fast-paced industry. You will cover all aspects of travel and tourism and discover the vast range of career opportunities available with travel agencies, cruise line companies, aviation, tour operators, tourist attractions, tourist information offices and conference event organisations. A period of work experience in the travel and tourism capital of the UK will enhance your skills and confidence further.

Entry Requirements

4 GCSEs grade 4 or above or Level 2 relevant qualification. 
Require English and maths at grade 4 or above 

  • a successful interview with a tutor 
  • the ability to study independently  
  • a genuine interest in the subject 
  • good communication skills   
  • hardworking approach towards the industry 

 All 16-18 year old applicants will be invited to attend an interview to meet a tutor and ask any questions they may have about the course. 

Qualification Obtained

Introductory Diploma in Travel and Tourism

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Career Options and Progression

Assessment Methods

Teaching and Learning Methods

You will be assessed by a variety of methods; our expert tutors understand that everyone learns in different ways, so they use a range of teaching and assessment methods to enable everyone to achieve their potential.  

You will spend approximately 12 hours a week in class studying on the main programme whilst also developing your maths and English skills to the desired level required by the industry. 

This programme incorporates periods of self-study, this means you will be expected to devote additional time (Approx. 6 hours per week) outside of the timetabled hours to your studies.  

Digital skills and e-learning are key elements of all our courses. We will use a range of online apps to support and enhance your learning. Don’t worry your tutors will guide you through these technologies and you will be introduced to them in the first couple of sessions.  

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Regulation and Accreditation

Terms and Conditions

European Structural and Investment Funds
Council for Independent Education
European Social Fund
Lancaster University
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