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Travel & Tourism BTEC Level 3 Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

Study this course and you’re set up for a range of careers with tour operators, hotels, airlines, airports, cruise ships or travel agencies. With these solid foundations you can look for work straightaway or study further as the basis for a career in travel and tourism management.

Course content

Develop your knowledge and experience of the sector with subjects including:

  • Investigating travel and tourism

  • Conference and marketing

  • Specialist tourism

  • Hospitality and customer service

  • Resort representatives

Alongside your course you’ll study English and maths and take part in GAP work placements to develop your skills and confidence. You will have the opportunity to go on an overseas visit and experience a destination as a professional in the industry. There will be guest speakers from airlines, hotels and airports and trips to cruise ships and the World Travel Market exhibition.

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs (A*–C) including English or maths, or Level 2 Diploma or equivalent. You will also be required to attend a course introduction meeting.

Future opportunities

Continue your studies at a higher level with the Travel and Tourism Management HND at the College. You can also find jobs including: travel agency management, overseas rep or member of cabin crew. You’ll also be able to work in airport ground staff, hotel administration or event management.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.

Last updated date: 05 May 2016
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