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Travel and Tourism | BTEC Subsidiary and Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism | Level 3

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Course Code: FE0342-1C Course Type: 16+ college (full-time), Open to international students Campus: Broadwater Campus Qualification: BTEC Subsidiary and Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism Level 3

Why this course?

This course will inspire and enthuse you to pursue a career in the sector, whether with a travel agency, tour operator, visitor attraction or airline.

You will gain a broad knowledge and understanding of the skills needed to progress to employment or university.

Supported by our team of industry professionals, you will learn through a mix of group and individual tasks, presentations, trips and visits from employers.

Start dates

September 2020 Apply

Open events

Come along to one our open events to find out more about studying at the MET. You will be able to tour our facilities, meet our tutors, watch demonstrations and speak to current students.

These events take place in October and November from 5-7pm.

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Course costs

All 16+ (full-time) courses are free to EU residents who are under 19 years old on the 31 August of the year of entry. If you are 19+ and interested in studying this course, you can find out more about costs and financial support in the link below.

19+ fees

How to apply

We accept applications throughout the year, allowing you to apply up until the course starts.

You can also apply for as many colleges and courses as you wish - so keep your options open!

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Entry requirements

At least four GCSEs grade 4 (C) or above, including English and maths.

If you do not have these grades, you could start at Level 2 or, if you do not qualify for that, start at the Level 1 introductory course in Business, IT, Travel and Tourism. Get in touch with us if you need help deciding which Level is right for you.

Entry requirements

Course content

  • The travel and tourism sector
  • European destinations
  • Retail travel
  • Events, conferences and exhibitions

Why the MET?

You will be taught by staff with many years of experience in the industry including cabin crew, resort reps and airport check-in, with additional guest speakers who share their industry knowledge with students.

The department has fantastic links with some of the largest travel companies in the world, including British Airways, First Choice Holidays and Virgin Atlantic.

A programme of trips, excursions and residentials are organised throughout the year.

  • Assessment
    • Exams
    • Written work
    • Role-plays

What's next?

On successful completion of the Subsidiary Diploma, you can progress to the Level 3 Extended Diploma.

If you have successfully completed the Level 3 Extended Diploma, you can apply to university, or you can seek employment

What's next?

Future careers include:

  • Travel agents
  • Tour operations
  • Cruise liners
  • Airline industry
  • Catering
  • Visitor attractions
  • Travel reps
  • Tour guides
  • Sports tourism
  • Tourism planning and accommodation management

Course costs

UK and EU students do not have to pay fees if they are under 19 on 31 August in the year they are studying.

More information about fees for college courses and financial support for 16-19 year olds can be found here.

Course costs
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