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Travel and Tourism BTEC Level 3 with Cabin Crew at Runshaw College

Course description

3.1 million people are currently employed in tourism in the UK and the industry is worth £126.9bn! Our course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a successful employee within this dynamic industry.

The course consists of a variety of modules which provide a broad overview of the different sectors of the industry such as Holiday Reps, Marketing, Events, Retail, Worldwide Destinations, Business, Current Issues and Specialist Tourism.

You will also get an additional, recognised qualification in airline cabin crew as well as a certificated first aid and safety training, completed in the Thomas Cook airline training facility.


Also on offer is our very own travel agency ‘The Travel Pod’, run in association with Hays Travel. You will have the fantastic opportunity to work in a travel, customer facing environment whilst gaining recognised retail industry qualifications!

You will be required to purchase and wear a uniform (cabin crew style), and as educational trips are essential to expand your understanding of the industry, an initial payment will b eneeded at the beginning of your course for mandatory activities.

What enrichment can I look forward to?

  • Rome and London trips
  • National Airports
  • Krakow, Poland
  • Thomas Cook airline training facility, Manchester

Entry requirements

For access to our Advanced Vocational courses, our entry requirements are 5 x grade C equivalent (5 x Grade 4 or C).



• written reports and assignments
• presentations
• industry case studies
• group discussions
• role plays
• practical observations
• peer and individual analysis

Future opportunities

What will this course prepare me for?

There are many excellent opportunities for our students once they have completed thier Travel and Tourism course. We are very proud that some of our past students have gone on to careers in the following areas:

  • holiday reps with tour operators such as Thomson
  • airline crew (including BA and Emirates)
  • flight consolidator
  • travel agents
  • cruise consultants
  • cruise concierge with Cunard

Most of our students choose to continue their studies either on our own Foundation Degree in Tourism Managemetn at Runshaw Adult Centre or at university studying the following:

  • International Tourism Management
  • Tourism and Event Management
  • Cruise Operations
  • Airline and Airport Management


Further information

Please contact the Schools Liaison team by phone on 01772 643000 or by email Our website also contains up to date further information on all courses that we offer.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 30 September 2016
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Course code: LVEDTRA

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