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Level 3 Diploma: Travel and Tourism at Loughborough College

Course description

Tourism is the world's single biggest industry, covering everything from international airlines and global hotel chains down and private tour guiding.

Tourism in Leicestershire is a thriving industry, with visitors spending an estimated £941 million each year, visiting the county. The industry supports some 23,500 jobs in the region, so it is a great industry, particularly for young people to pursue.

The aim of this programme is to develop your knowledge and experience of travel and tourism both in terms of its theory and practice. The course gives you the opportunity to broaden your studies to cover specialist travel careers and will give you the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge which will prepare you for employment.

Course content

Example Modules

  • Worldwide travel and tourism destinations
  • Development of tour operators’ products and services
  • Planning and delivering guided tours
  • Conferences and events
  • Worldwide adventure tourism
  • Work placement in travel and tourism


You will be taught through a series of workshops, guest speakers and visits. you will work in group, pairs and independently, contributing to seminars and presentations to demonstrate what you have learnt.

A variety of methods are used to assess your progress including examination, individual and group presentations, case studies, assignments, projects, work based assignments, developing learning resources, and display work. You will achieve a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade for each module according to how well you cover the learning outcomes specified.

The Cabin Crew qualification provides training and a better chance of gaining employment in this very exciting and growing industry . It will teach you everything you need to know about being a cabin crew member from meet and greet to emergency procedures .

Loughborough College Travel team have strong industry links including East Midlands Airport, and anyone who completes the course is guaranteed an interview with Servisair.

It shows the airline that you understand the role of the crew member and can already perform many of the duties involved. It provides an opportunity to gain skills, knowledge and understanding of the industry.

The course is taught by expert lecturers, who have worked in the aviation industry. This is the perfect preparation for a high flying career - so what are you waiting for?

  • Introduction to Cabin Crew
  • Health, Safety, and Security
  • Aircraft Emergency Situations
  • Handling Different Passengers Requirements
  • Cabin Service Skills
  • Passenger Announcement

Entry requirements

To gain entry on to this course, students will need 3 d’s to include either English or maths, or have successfully completed a level 2 qualification in travel and or aviation.

Further information

To find out more about this qualification, visit us at an Open Day, email or call 01509 618375.

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: 10 October 2017
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    • Student Recruitment
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    • Loughborough College was established in 1909, we are proud of our long standing reputation for providing excellent levels of high quality teaching and training across Leicestershire.
      With a fantastic range of courses, first class facilities and a fresh approach to modern teaching and training, why go anywhere else?
      Of the 11,000 students currently enrolled at Loughborough College, most will agree that studying with us means far more than just gaining a qualification.
      We offer a different kind of learning environment where you'll be treated as an adult and our relaxed and welcoming campus means that you’ll fit straight in to the College way of life.
      We have lots of different courses from A Levels to vocational programmes, Apprenticeships and Degrees and you will have the opportunity to gain practical industry related skills while you study.