Travel and the Visitor Economy - Extended Diploma - Level 3


Start:
September
Location:
Balliol Road Campus
Level:
3

Course Details

Taking you through the skills needed to progress your career in the industry, including event management and visitor attractions, this course will really allow you to make your mark in the tourism sector.

The course gets you fully immersed in the travel industry and visitor economy. It covers many aspects of the industry in an in depth manner, ensuring that you complete the course with enough knowledge for degree level study or to embark on a career in the sector.

After completing the course, you could work for airlines, hotels, travel agents and tour operators. Plus you’ll be entering into one of the fastest growing sectors both in the Liverpool City Region and across the UK.

The programme also includes studying Maths and English towards GCSE grade 9-4 (old grading system: A*-C) if you do not already have these grades.

You will study a range of units including:

  • Investigating the travel and tourism sector
  • The business of travel and tourism
  • The UK as a destination
  • Customer service in travel and tourism
  • Retail travel operations
  • European destinations
  • Passenger transport for travel and tourism
  • Working as a holiday representative
  • Tour operations
Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism Level 3
1 year (with an option to complete a second year)
  • University
  • Higher/Degree Apprenticeship
  • Employment in the Travel industry (if aged 18+)
  • Event Manager
  • Cabin Crew
  • Travel Agent
  • Check-in Attendant
  • Tour Guide
  • Airport Operative
  • Cruise Ship Represenative
  • Tourism Officer

Entry Requirements

How much will this course cost me?

Aged 16-18

Free.

Aged 19+

There may be fees associated with this course.

You may be eligible to have some or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Financial Support (all ages)

You may be eligible to receive financial support for course fees, travel and childcare. Please visit our Student Finance page for more information.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

If you are aged 16-18 then the majority of our courses are free for you to study. If you are aged 19+ then there may be fees associated with the course. You may be eligible to have some, or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

You do not have to let a lack of money stop you from coming to Hugh Baird College. We have bursaries and grants in place to help support those students that may find it more difficult to cover the costs of participating in further education, these include help with things such as tuition fees, childcare and travel. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

No. We can enrol students from any area. Public transport links are good too, so the College is easy to get to from all across Merseyside.

Please contact our independent Careers Advisors. Call 0151 353 4444 or email careers@hughbaird.ac.uk.