BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism (2 A Level equivalent)

Leisure, Travel and Tourism

Leisure, Travel and Tourism
Leisure, Travel and Tourism
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What will you be working towards?

Code TRA/3D1/21
Qualification Type GCE A/AS Level or Equivalent
Qualification Level Level 3
Course type Full Time


Do you want to work in the Travel and Tourism industry or progress to a related degree such as Tourism Management? Travel and Tourism is an industry worth over £120 billion to the UK economy.

If you want to enjoy a career in this rapidly growing industry and enjoy this area, then our Level 3 Diploma could be for you!


The topics you study will help you to prepare for progression to a wide range of university degrees that can lead to careers in Tourism Management, Events and Hospitality. You will also have opportunity to progress to careers within the airline, hospitality and events industry. Topics include:

• Understanding marketing 

• Investigating global destinations 

• Understanding the world of Travel and Tourism 

• Events, conferences and exhibitions 

• Current issues in the sector 

• The UK as a destination 

• Knowledge of visitor attractions 

You’ll enjoy learning through a variety of experiences including group work, independent research, case studies, role plays, report writing, presentations and examination preparation. A range of trips and experiences are also available such as to Blackpool, Dublin and Flamingo Land. 

To enhance your future employment prospects, you will have the chance to study additional qualifications such as Air Cabin Crew, Resort Representatives and Events Planning.

How will it be delivered?

Assessment is through a combination of coursework and exam graded at Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction*. You will also be assessed in an externally examined unit for the world of Travel and Tourism and a controlled assessment on Global Destinations.

Entry requirements

General entry criteria applies.  This is available on our website.

Your next steps...

The Travel and Tourism industry is one of the biggest and fastest growing industries in the world, and our students often pursue it at university or enter related employment. Our graduates have progressed to a hugely diverse range of opportunities within Tourism Management, Events and Hospitality, and as Air Cabin Crew and with a range of leading travel companies.