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Level 3 in Travel & Tourism at MidKent College

Course description

Prepare for your career to take off when you enrol on the level 3 Diploma - developed to meet the needs of the travel and tourism industry. The course is designed to equip students with the professional and personal skills employers demand, or to help them progress to higher education. Subjects covered include customer service, the business of travel and tourism, the UK as a destination, and lots more depending on whether you choose to continue into the second year of study. You will also have the opportunity to participate in industry work experience.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including English and maths at grade C/4 or above.

Future opportunities

Successful completion of the course could lead to employment with a wide variety of organisations including tour operators, travel agencies, airports and visitor attractions. Students can also progress to the College's HND course in Hospitality and Events Management, or another HE programme at university.

Further information

> You will learn through a combination of practical exercises and classroom tasks, and will also have the chance to visit various organisations in the travel and tourism sector> You will be assessed in a variety of ways including reports and projects, presentations and role-plays> This is a study programme which includes English, maths and work experience in addition to your main programme

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: 25 October 2018
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    • Set in the Oakwood Park complex, MidKent College's Maidstone Campus provides a pleasant learning environment for students. The site houses a range of quality workshops – including those for Bricklaying, Carpentry, Motor Vehicle and Welding – as well as a large learning resource centre, refectory and welcoming social zone.

      In 2012 major redevelopment work costing a total of £25 million started at the Maidstone Campus, with new state-of-the-art facilities expected to be open by December 2013.

      As part of the rebuild MidKent College has purchased the University for the Creative Arts' Maidstone campus, which is also based at Oakwood Park and now houses the majority of the College's higher education courses.