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Travel & Tourism Advanced (Level 3)

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Travel & Tourism Advanced (Level 3)

This study programme designed by Travel & Tourism professionals, will provide you with skills and knowledge relevant to a range of different sectors within the travel & tourism industry.

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Tresham College Kettering Campus
Starts: 09/09/2024
Type: Full Time
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
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Fees: 16-18 Yrs: Fully Funded 19+ Yrs: This course could be funded, for more information call us on 0345 658 8990 or use the Livechat below.
Bedford College
Starts: 09/09/2024
Type: Full Time
Length: 2 years
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
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Fees: 16-18 Yrs: Fully Funded 19+ Yrs: This course could be funded, for more information call us on 0345 658 8990 or use the Livechat below.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Course information

Entry requirements

To begin this study programme you will need:

Duration: 2 years

  • 4 GCSEs grades 9- 4 OR similar qualification at Level 2
Course content

This study programme is designed to give you an in depth understanding of the travel & tourism industry, and will raise your awareness of other sectors that the industry is comprised of. You will also gain an insight into the range of opportunities currently available within the industry.

Subject Units:

  • UK travel & tourism industry
  • Customer service in travel & tourism
  • Preparing for a career in travel & tourism
  • Specialist Tourism
  • Travel & tourism destinations
  • Worldwide passenger airlines
  • Marketing for travel & tourism industry

If you carry on to the second year you will also study

  • Work experience in travel & tourism
  • The Cruise Industry
  • Business travel
  • Cabin Crew
  • Responsible Tourism

English and maths

If you don’t already have GCSE English and maths grade A* – C, we will work with you to help you develop your English and maths skills. Additional vocational learning qualifications

You will also have the opportunity to take part in a residential trip to either a UK or European destination, and participate in day trips. Previous visits have included Disneyland Paris, Liverpool, Bath, Edinburgh, Brighton, Marbella, Gibraltar, Amsterdam and many others.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed via: tasks, presentations, tests, and role plays.


You will gain:

  • Travel & Tourism NCFE Level 3 Diploma
  • Aviation Operation NCFE Level 2 Award (Bedford campus only)
  • Cabin Crew NCFE Level 2 Award
  • English & maths qualifications if required
  • Up to 112 UCAS Points available
Further study and career options

After completing this course, you could go on to gain employment in the Travel & Tourism industry as a travel agent, or hotel or airport staff. You could also progress into a Higher Education course.

Additional information

You will be required to wear a uniform for a minimum of one day a week. You will be required to provide your own pens, paper and folders.

Course costs

There is an additional (£500) fee per year to cover the costs of trips and uniform. This will include day visits and a residential overseas. This will be payable on enrolment; further details will be given at interview.

Tresham College course costs:

Year 1 – £150 and Year 2- £400 (maximum).

Funding Information

All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses might still be free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. Whether you need to pay a fee and how much will be dependent on the programme you choose to study. For more information call 0345 658 8990.

If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at: or view the Full-time Fee Flow Chart below.

If you are unsure whether you need to pay or not then please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.

Full-time Fee Flow Chart

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.

Find out more

If you live in any of the following areas and wish to apply for or enrol onto one of our courses, please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990 to check if your course is funded or not (Please note that if your course is not funded then you will pay a higher fee than what is listed, please contact our Customer Contact team for more information):

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Greater Manchester
  • Greater London
  • Liverpool City Region
  • Tees Valley
  • West of England
  • West Midlands
  • Sheffield
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne
  • Barnsley and Doncaster
  • West Yorkshire
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Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.


Any questions?

If you would like to find out more about this or other courses, please use our Livechat below, email or call us on 0345 658 8990.


We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.


Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.