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Travel and Tourism - Level 3 Diploma (City and Guilds) at Blackpool and The Fylde College

Course description

The course is an alternative to studying a traditional A level programme, the City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism allows students to cover a wide range of areas that make up the huge industry from hotels to airlines and visitor attractions to tour operations. The programme of study aims to provide you with specialist knowledge, understanding and skills needed for entering a career in the industry or for continuing your studies at university. The programme is designed so successful students who complete the Level 3 Diploma after year 1 can progress onto the Extended Diploma in Year 2. This is a broad based course that covers many elements of the industry so learners can choose their chosen areas of expertise.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade C or above OR a First Diploma at merit or a First Diploma at pass plus one GCSE at grade C or above

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the course, it is expected that you will progress into supervisory or advanced positions within the industry in roles such as:

  • Resort Reps, Cabin Crew, Travel Agents, Reservations, Children’s Reps, Tourism Promotion, Marketing, Tourism Development, Training, Tourist Attractions, Legal Team, Brochure Production, Customer Service, Event Management, Airport Ground Staff, Tourist Information.

  • You could also go into Higher Education to study courses such as a degree in Tourism Studies, Event Management or a related subject, all of these are offered at Blackpool and the Fylde College University Centre through Salford University.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Blackpool and The Fylde College directly.

Last updated date: 20 October 2015
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