Course: BTEC Level 3 in Travel and Tourism

Department: Tourism

Type: 16+

Duration: One or two years

The Course

This course will equip you with the ‘whole package’ for a career – or higher level study – in travel, tourism and hospitality. From local to long-haul, from marketing to management, from event planning to eco-tourism – this is a varied and engaging programme enriched by off-site visits and guest speakers.


A range of pathways are available, dependent on your qualifications.

  • One-year Extended Certificate
  • One-year Foundation Diploma
  • Two-year Diploma 
  • Two-year Extended Diploma.

What You Study

  • The business of travel and tourism in the UK
  • European and long-haul destinations
  • Customer service
  • Marketing products and services
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Tour operations
  • UK visitor attractions
  • Events, conferences and exhibitions
  • Hospitality operations
  • English and Maths, as required.

How To Apply

Application is through our online application form or by the Common Application Process (CAP).

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 or C or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 / First Diploma. One satisfactory reference is also needed.

Ellie Wright

BTEC Level 3 in Travel and Tourism

Ellie secured her dream job working in events management following a successful work experience placement as part of her course.