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Travel and tourism - City and Guilds Diploma in Travel and Tourism level 3 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

If you want to learn more about the travel and tourism industry, this course is for you.

You will look at areas of the travel and tourism industry which will help you when entering the job market.

Course content

You will study:

  • promotion and sales in travel and tourism,
  • the cruise industry,
  • the development of tour operator products and services,
  • worldwide adventure tourism,
  • destinations England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales,
  • customer service supervision.

Alongside these programmes you will have a weekly tutorial with your course tutor who will work with you to ensure you are as successful as possible and track your progress.

You will be given the opportunity to study a Certificate in Air Cabin Crew alongside your main programme of study.

This programme involves an overseas residential, previous students have been to Paris, Barcelona, Nice and Salou. Trip fees are charged for the trips and visits. However, financial support may be available from college depending on your personal experience.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English 3 and maths at 2 or above, and 2 other GCSEs grade 3 or above.


With written work, online exams, presentations
and practical assessment.

Financial information

As a full time student you should not need to pay any course or examination fees (under 19).

There may be a cost for equipment, educational visits, printing etc.

Future opportunities

What’s next?
You could progress on to a higher education
course (subject to university entry requirements)
or a further course within travel and tourism at
level 3 (depending on your age and funding
Career prospects
You could begin a career in the travel industry,
such as airport customer services, air cabin
crew, airport operations/security, a travel
consultant, tour operations, holiday rep,
business travel, tourist information, visitor
attractions, passenger transport stewarding,
conferencing, exhibitions, hospitality reception/
advanced bookings, leisure complex customer
Important information:
• 73 per cent of students progressed to
another programme in Travel and Tourism
• Former students have gone on to work
for Jet 2, Premier Inn hotels, Thomas Cook,
Thomson Holidays amongst others.

Further information
01484 437070

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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


  • More information
    • The Huddersfield Centre opened in September 2013 and is fitted with state of the art equipment.
      The new centre offers:
      Nine floors of classrooms and workshops, gym, training restaurants, hair and beauty salons, mock air cabin simulator, student services, ATM machines, free wi-fi and much more.