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BTEC Travel & Tourism Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma at Hope Academy

Course description



  • The course is offered a two year programme.
  • Units consist of a range of tasks which develop knowledge and understanding of the Travel and Tourism sector and its component industries.
  • Evidence is presented through portfolio work in a variety of ways, such as reports, promotional materials, presentations and role plays.

Course content



The course consists of 4 mandatory units and a range of optional units.

In the first year, the following units will be covered:

Unit 1 – Investigating the Travel and Tourism Sector

Unit 3 – The UK as a Destination

Unit 4 – Customer Service in Travel and Tourism


In the second year, the following unit will be covered:

Unit 2 – The Business of Travel and Tourism

And a further two units from:

Unit 6 – Preparing for Employment in Travel and Tourism

Unit 7 – European Holiday Destinations

Unit 8 – Long Haul Travel Destinations

Unit 10 – Business Travel Operations


Entry requirements



  • An interest in Travel and Tourism.
  • At least a Merit if you have studied B-TEC Level 2 Travel and Tourism.
  • A good range of ICT skills would be beneficial.
  • An ability to work independently on portfolio work and meet deadlines.


All coursework based.

Future opportunities



  • HND, HNC and Degree courses such as Tourism Management, Hospitality Management, Sport Tourism, Cultural Tourism.
  • Employment prospects – in the Travel and Tourism industry (which the largest and fastest growing industry in the world), e.g. Airlines, Airports, Tour Operators, Travel Agents, etc. There are many opportunities to work overseas in the travel and tourism industry.
  • You will pick up a range of transferable skills such as communication, organisational and research skills which can be used in many other areas of employment.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Hope Academy directly.

Last updated date: 03 June 2015

Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 - 2 Years