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Travel & Tourism Level 3 Diploma at North Warwickshire and South Leicestershire College

Course description

This course is designed to provide a broad education in Travel and Tourism as a basis for both training leading to employment and Higher Education. Students will develop the general skills, knowledge and understanding needed for a range of travel and tourism occupations or professions. This course is equivalent to one and a half A-Levels.

Course content

You will study four core units on this course: Investigating Travel and Tourism; Business of Travel and Tourism; The UK as a Destination; Customer Service; plus Preparing for Employment; European Destinations; Marketing; Responsible Tourism; Passenger Transport; plus English and Maths Functional Skills or GCSE as appropriate.

Entry requirements

You will need to be aged 16+ with a minimum of four GCSEs grade C or above, including Maths and English. Applicants should be committed and enthusiastic and will be interviewed and assessed for suitability to the course.

Assessment

Written work is assessed on an ongoing basis. There are no external exams.

Financial information

No specialist equipment is required for this course.

We offer a bursary that students can apply for help with costs that are associated with a course. This could be help with the cost of travel, books, materials, equipment, uniforms, childcare and examination and registration fees. To find out more about bursaries available at the College, please speak to Customer Services.

Future opportunities

After completing this course you can study the HND Travel and Tourism Management at the College, or the City and Guilds Diploma in Aviation. Career opportunities can be found at travel agencies, tour operators, tourist information centres, airports, airlines and visitor attractions.

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: 04 October 2017
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: S0003
  • Web url: www.nwhc.ac.uk

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    • Nuneaton is our largest campus, home to the majority of our courses and offers a great range of low-priced services including The Salons, Budding Florists, Glebegate Restaurant and the Sport & Fitness Centre.

      • Advanced Engineering Centre, housing CNC and CAD machines and a 3D printer
      • Library
      • Onsite nursery
      • College Refectory, serving Starbucks
      • Costa Coffee Shop
      • Sports & Fitness Centre, boasting two football pitches, a dance studio, gym and sports hall
      • The Salons
      • Glebegate Restaurant and Refresh Bistro
      • Student Centre
      • Motor Vehicle Workshop
      • Prayer Room
      • Florist shop
      • Airport & Cabin Crew simulation room

      Subjects available to study at this campus include:

      • Apprenticeships
      • Aviation
      • Business
      • Child Development and Education
      • Computing
      • Engineering
      • FE Choices
      • Floristry & Horticulture
      • Foundation Learning
      • Hair & Beauty
      • Health & Social Care
      • Hospitality & Catering
      • Motor Vehicle
      • Public Services
      • Sport
      • Travel & Tourism

      To find out more about North Warwickshire & Hinckley College:

      024 7624 3000
      the.college@nwhc.ac.uk
      www.nwhc.ac.uk