Travel & Tourism

NCFE Travel and Tourism Extended Diploma - L068

Conway Park Full Time Level 3 Duration 2 years

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This study programme is designed to give you the skills you need to either progress to higher education (UCAS points attached) or into employment. You will gain high level knowledge required for the Travel and Tourism Industry and relevant occupational experience for working in Visitor Attractions, Tour Guiding, Hospitality, Passenger Airlines, Conference and Events, Overseas Resorts, Cruise Ships and Travel Agencies.

Course Details

Areas of Study Year 1:

  • Unit 1: The UK Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Unit 2: Customer Service in Travel and Tourism
  • Unit 3: Preparing for a Career in Travel and Tourism
  • Unit 4: Travel and Tourism Destinations
  • Unit 5: UK Visitor Attraction
  • Unit 6: Hospitality in Travel and Tourism
  • Unit 11: Marketing for Travel and Tourism
  • Unit 16: Worldwide Passenger Airlines
  • Unit 17: The Cruise Industry

Areas of Study Year 2:

  • Unit 9: Travel Agency Operations
  • Unit 10: The UK Conference and Event Industry
  • Unit 13: Resort Rep — Roles and Responsibilities
  • Unit 14: Investigating Airline Cabin Crew
  • Unit 19: Responsible Tourism
  • Unit 20: Specialist Tourism
  • Unit 18: UK Heritage Tourist Attractions
  • Unit 22: Storytelling for Tourism
  • Unit 23: Tour Guiding

Each unit is assessed and will receive pass, merit or distinction grades.

Entry Guidelines
  • Priority will be given to those aged 16-18 years old.
  • A minimum of 4 GCSEs grades 9-4 / A* - C (including English Language and Mathematics) or equivalent Level 2 qualifications.
  • Satisfactory interview.
  • Satisfactory reference/school report.
Assessment Method

This is an assignment based course with elements of practical assessment throughout.

Where can I progress to?

At the end of the course, you could progress to higher education or employment. You could also continue studies at Wirral Met on one of our Higher National Diploma Courses.

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Starting 3rd September 2020 - Ending - 1st June 2022

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If you are aged 16-18:

This study programme will be FREE for most students who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, or students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £6200.00

If you are aged 19+, you may be able to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan (which is available for this course).

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

Depending on your personal circumstances, this course could be FREE for you if you are aged 19-23 and you do not already have a level 3 qualification.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

Planned Timetable

Day Times Campus
Thursday 09:00 — 15:00 Conway Park
Friday 13:00 — 16:00 Conway Park

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