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Level 3 Diploma in Tourism, Hospitality and Events

  • 3

    Level 3

  • Duration
    1 year

  • Start Date
    September 2019

  • Venue
    Ipswich Road

  • Course Code

Start Date

  • September 2019, Full Time


This industry continues to grow at a fast pace and offers lots of opportunities for work at home and abroad. This course provides an excellent grounding in the skills and knowledge required for a career in this industry as well as unique, meaningful work experience with local and national companies.

We work closely with a large number of employers to give you real life work experience. These opportunities will not only give you to experience first-hand what it's like working in the industry but introduce you to potential future employers.

Content Year One:
• Travel and Tourism Destinations – England and Scotland
• Planning and Delivering Guided Tours
• Special Interest Holidays
• Conference and Event
• Entertainment
• Farm and Rural Tourism

Content Year Two:
• Work Experience
• Developing People
• Cruising
• Adventure Tourism
• Resort Representative
• Marketing
• Airfares and Ticketing
• Introduction to Cabin Crew

Why our College?

Industry-standard Facilities

At our College you will have access to industry-standard facilities and get to use top of the range equipment. On our campus you’ll find media suites, TV studios, design labs, workshops, hair & beauty salons, working kitchens and a live theatre.

Gain Real Experiences of Work

All our courses will provide you with outstanding experiences of work and prepare you for your future career. You will work with real employers and customers and build connections.

A Unique Student Experience

This is what really sets us apart. At our College you will experience the freedom to be yourself. Being part of an active Students’ Union, having opportunities to travel and enjoying live entertainment are just a few of the amazing opportunities available to you.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSE's at C or 4 including Maths and/or English. Or an equivalent Level 2 qualification.

You will need to demonstrate your interest in the course and a understanding of the Tourism and Hospitality industry.


Assessment takes a variety of forms including written assignments, online tests, role plays, practical work, group work and observation.


After successfully completing the course at merit level with good attendance and disciplinary record, you can progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Tourism, Hospitality and Events year 2.

Future options include;
* Degree in Travel and Tourism.
* Degree in Leisure and Events Management.

Career Progression

The Travel and Tourism sector continues to grow which means there is a huge demand for a more flexibly skilled workforce. There are lots of opportunities available and you could get to travel abroad on a regular basis.

Careers include;
* Air Cabin Crew
* Travel agent
* Tourist guide
* Holiday resort reps.

This course provides lots of opportunities to meet potential employers and many of our students have successfully secured employment with them at travel agencies, the airport and holiday resorts either on an apprenticeship basis or direct employment.


Currently for UK students aged under 19 years old on the 31st August prior to the start of your course, your tuition fees are free. In addition to this there will be costs for trips and study visits, the details of which will be advised at enrolment. All students wear a uniform of black trousers or skirt, red polo shirt and black hoodie which you can order and purchase at enrolment. Financial support could be available depending on your circumstances. Please check our Finance pages for fee information and any financial help that may be available.

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