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Travel and Tourism Extended Diploma L3


Awarding Body:

BTEC

Sector:

Further Education

Programme Length:

2 years

Bilingual Delivery:

This course can be studied in English only at present

Programme Description

This course provides access to higher education and a career in one of the fastest growing industries both locally and nationally.  The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism extends the L3 Diploma (90 credit). Upon successful completion of this course, many learners choose to continue to study travel and tourism at an institute of higher education. Others progress into employment. The course will provide opportunities to develop a whole range of personal skills, techniques and attributes, essential for successful performance in the tourism industry and working life.

Programme Features

A central element of the course is the close partnership with the local tourism industry and the opportunities to travel both locally and abroad. You will gain a realistic view of the demands of working in the travel and tourism industry in a stimulating and exciting environment. You will have the opportunity to explore the industry through trips to visitor attractions at home and abroad. You will also be able to put theory into practice supporting events in partnership with the local tourism industry. 

Progression and Employment

This course provides access to higher education and a career in one of the fastest growing industries both locally and nationally.  The Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism extends the L3 Diploma (90 credit). Upon successful completion of this course, many learners choose to continue to study travel and tourism at an institute of higher education. Others progress into employment. The course will provide opportunities to develop a whole range of personal skills, techniques and attributes, essential for successful performance in the tourism industry and working life.

Programme Content

On a Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism, you will study a variety of units. Topics include UK visitor attractions, long haul travel destinations, entertainment for holiday makers, working as a holiday representative, specialist tourism, tour operations, marketing and a residential visit.

You will also further develop your literacy and numeracy through GCSE English or Maths or through Essential Skills Qualifications in Communication or Application of Number.

Method of Assessment

All units are assessed internally using centre devised assessments. These can include observation in work related situations, presentations,projects, or extended writing.

Entry Requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSE grades A*-C to study this course. One of these must be English, first language Welsh or Maths. Traditionally this course forms the second year of a two year programme you need to have successfully completed a L3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism (90 credit).

 

Academic Year Delivery Campus Course Length Course Options
2018 - 2019 Full Time Pibwrlwyd Campus 1 Year Enquire Apply
Campus Address Post Code
Ammanford Campus Dyffryn Road,
Ammanford,
Carmarthenshire
SA18 3TA
Gelli Aûr Campus Gelli Aûr,
Llandeilo,
Carmarthenshire
SA32 8NJ
Graig Campus Sandy Road,
Llanelli,
Pwll,
Carmarthenshire
SA14 4DN
Pibwrlwyd Campus Pibwrlwyd,
Carmarthen,
Carmarthenshire
SA31 2NH
Jobswell Campus Jobs Well Road,
Carmarthen,
Carmarthenshire
SA31 3HY