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Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism

  • LEVEL 3

Course Overview

The travel & tourism industry is a dynamic and fast growing sector accounting for over 2.1 million jobs in the United Kingdom. Our NCFE qualifications will provide you with key skills and knowledge to gain employment in this fast-growing industry. Located near Windsor, we have the benefit of a leading cultural heritage on our doorstep, alongside LEGOLAND Windsor Resort and two major airports.

The course gives you the skills and knowledge to work in airports, airlines, tour operators, travel agencies, hotels or other accommodation, tourist information centres, tourist attractions, cruise line companies, holiday centres, conference or events organisations. We have great links with employers such as Castle Hotel Windsor and Monkey Island Estate, with whom we work to provide routes into employment. You will be taught by a team of lecturers with a high level of commercial knowledge and subject experience.

Students will also have the opportunity to visit employers such as British Airways. Trips are an important part of the course. Previously students have been to Peak District, Thorpe Park and Central London. UK work experience is a compulsory part of the course and for the most dedicated students there are opportunities for a three-week internship in Spain or Portugal.

Our travel course has been endorsed by Cove UK. Learners will have an opportunity to visit Seal Bay Resort in Selsey. Students will be completing an assignment whilst experiencing a three-night stay at the resort.

Course Code


End Date

Fri, 26 Jun 2026

Entry Requirements

Five GCSE to grade 4 or above including Maths and English or a merit in L2 qualification with Maths and English grade 4 equivalent.

Course information

The following units will be covered:

UK travel and tourism
Customer Service
Leadership and Human Resources
Investigating Cabin Crew
Responsible Tourism
Airport Terminal Operations
Tour Guiding
Travel Agencies
Specialist Tourism

You will also study Cabin Crew Introduction course and receive an additional certificate qualification for this, which is perfect for those wishing to pursue an airport-based career.

2 Years

2 Years

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism

Working in the Tourism and Travel industry or University

The course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to commence an exciting and fulfilling career within the travel and tourism industry at supervisory level. NCFE Qualifications carry 48 to 160 UCAS points and are widely accepted by Universities across the country.

Level 3