• LevelLevel 3
  • FT/PTFT
  • Age group16-18
  • Duration2 years
  • Awarding bodyBTEC

Overview

The BTEC Level 3 Diploma is a specialist travel and tourism work related qualification and students will gain knowledge, understanding and the skills they need to prepare for employment in the travel and tourism industry.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

For the Diploma you will complete 120 credits over two years, whilst for the Extended Diploma you will complete 180 credits over two years.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules will include:

  • Investigating the Travel and Tourism Industry
  • The UK as a Destination
  • Resort Representatives
  • Working in the Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Long-haul Travel Destinations
  • Entertainment for Holidaymakers

September - June

Entry requirements

You must have achieved an appropriate Level 2 vocational qualification and/ or four GCSEs at grade 4/5 (C) or above, including English and Maths.

Internal assessments will be carried out in a variety of ways including assignments, role plays and presentations.

This qualification will provide you with a range of transferable skills so that you can progress onto a range of our HE courses.

Past students have progressed onto our foundation degrees in Travel and Aviation and Airport and Airline Management and have then progressed to complete a relevant top-up degree offered at Middlesbrough College. After completing the degree you will be well equipped to pursue a career as a holiday representative, tour manager, tourism officer, tourist information centre manager, travel agency manager, customer service manager, event manager, hotel manager, marketing executive and outdoor education manager.

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for university we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.

Tuition fees are free if you are a UK or home- fee status student and aged 16-18 on the 31st August before the start of your course.

If you are aged 19 or over, you may be required to pay fees depending on your residency status, educational background and personal circumstances. 

Many people qualify for free tuition fees, for more information please contact Course Information on 01642 333333. Additional financial support may also be available for full-time students.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form, or you can download a full time course application here and print it out, complete the form and send it to the College. If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk

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Travel, Tourism & Aviation

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Travel, tourism & aviation students will have the opportunity to work in an on-site simulated aircraft cabin complete with seats, drinks, duty free trolleys and emergency life jackets. They will also benefit from our partnership with Swissport International, providing exclusive access to training at Durham Tees Valley and other UK airports!

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Additional Information

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Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

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Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

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Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.

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