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Extended Travel & Tourism (Level 3 Diploma)

Pearson-BTEC
Travel & Tourism

Course Overview

This course is equivalent to 2-3 ‘A’ levels and can equip you with knowledge and skills required for a wide range of careers within the Travel and Tourism industry.You will be given the opportunity to participate in a range of site visits that allows observation of the Tourism industry in practice. Some of these site visits involve a financial cost. If you do not hold a Level 2 qualification in Numeracy or Literacy you will be given the opportunity to complete these during this course to enhance your employability and progression prospects. Both Numeracy and Literacy are required for progression to Higher Level courses.
  • Start Date
    31 Aug 2021
  • Study Mode
    Full-Time
  • Duration
    2 Years
  • Campus
    Strand Road

Important Message

Applications/Enrolment now Closed for this year

Available Sessions

  • Course
    Campus
    Type
    Start Date
    Fees
  • Course: Pearson BTEC Level 3 Diploma / Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism
    Campus: Strand Road
    Type: Full Time
    Start Date: 31/08/2021
    Fees:
    -

Course Offering

  • Site location Strand Road
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Entry Requirements

UK Requirements

4 GCSEs (Grade C or above) preferably to include English.

ROI Requirements

4 OLCs (Grade 05 or above) preferably to include English; Leaving Cert Applied – Merit.

Work Placement

Currently a work placement is required to be undertaken. Students will have the opportunity to apply for and work in areas such as hotels, restaurants, attractions, museums and with tour guiding companies.

Fee Information

  • Additional Fees
  • Field Trips - £25 required for attendance on study visits – payable as and when trips are confirmed throughout each year of the programme.
  • Kits - £25 required for attendance on study visits – payable as and when trips are confirmed throughout each year of the programme.
  • Other - A residential unit is a possibility for year 2 of the programme and costs will vary depending on activities and location selected by the class cohort.

What's Next?

Further Study

After completing this programme, you may choose to progress to the Foundation Degree in Hospitality & Tourism Management (with specialisms) within the College or enter employment within the industry.

Career Prospects

There are multiple employment opportunities in areas such as airlines, hotels, visitor attractions, travel agents and public sector organisations.

Enquiry

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