Travel & Tourism

L3 Level 3
Full Time
4 September 2023 — 21 June 2024
Cardiff International Sports Campus

About this course

Our BTEC Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism will further enhance your knowledge of the industry, helping you develop an advanced level of skills and experience required to be successful in the sector. Students will gain real experience, visiting industry experts, as well as various site visits and work placements in tourist destinations and attractions across Wales and beyond. Learners will achieve an industry recognised qualification, which will open doors to a career in the sector.

This is the first year of a two-year course to gain a Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism qualification. 

This course has been designed to meet the needs of students who already work or want to work in:

  • Overseas Resort Reps
  • UK as Travel Destination
  • The Business of Travel and Tourism
  • Long-Haul Travel Destinations
  • Work Placement for Travel and Tourism
  • Cruise line companies
  • Conference events

What you will study

The units which form this qualification will allow students to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the travel and tourism sector.

There are numerous units covering subjects such as:

  • The Business of Travel and Tourism
  • Overseas Resort Reps
  • UK as a Tourist Destination
  • Long-haul Travel Destinations
  • Work Placement for Travel and Tourism

You will also work towards a Welsh Baccalaureate Post 16 Advance Diploma.

Course fee per year

Registration Fee Payable on Enrolment: £0.00

Teaching and assessment

  • Continuous assignments including coursework and online skills tests

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect.
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice.
  • Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print.
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

4 September 2023

End date

21 June 2024

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

19.5 hours per week

Location

Cardiff International Sports Campus
Maps & directions

Course code

LTCC3F02
L3

Qualification

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Travel and Tourism

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I chose CAVC because I knew that I wanted to study a course that would help me get to the future career and job that I aspire to and it was the best opportunity available to me. I enjoy working in a state-of-the-art campus right in the heart of Cardiff. I also enjoy just getting on with the work and being able to work towards what I want. There are several opportunities such as study visits that we can have along the way. The whole experience is just great!

The College has helped me with my future career as there is a lot of help available, there’s people I can speak to and programmes like the Career Ready programme. The tutors have got lots of experience in the workplace so they are able to help me.

I have just enjoyed the whole College experience overall. It’s a really pleasant environment and it is great for working. In terms of what’s next for me is I am keeping an open mind and I am open to any possibility. Ideally, I’d like to work in the rail industry but I am happy to take whatever opportunity comes my way. 

Sean Fairman
Studying Level 3 Travel and Tourism

Career prospects & further study

Most students progress onto the second year of this two year programme. this qualification will provide a sound foundation for working in the industry or progressing to University study. 

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