Course: Travel and Tourism Level 3

Study Level

Level 3

Course Code



Lowestoft Campus


One Year / Two Years



Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism (One year, full-time)

Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Two years, full-time)

Whether you want to work as a resort representative, a travel consultant or airline cabin crew, our courses will help you gain the skills to set you on the right track. With excellent links with industry specialists and facilities unique to the area, we will give you a realistic idea of what it’s like to work in this exciting industry.

Many of our students are now enjoying successful careers with UK and international airlines flying to various destinations around the world and others have used the qualification to gain work in other sectors of the travel industry such as retail travel agencies, business travel, visitor attractions and hospitality management.

Topics may include:

  • Investigating Tourism in the UK
  • Arranging Business Travel
  • Overseas Resort Representatives
  • Investigating the Cruise Industry
  • Developing People in Travel and Tourism
  • Work Placement in Travel and Tourism
  • Worldwide Tourist Destinations
  • Holiday Park Hosts
  • Special Interest Travel and Independent Holidays
  • Package Holidays
  • Marketing in Travel and Tourism
  • Conferences and Events

The study programme will be designed around the local and global labour market, student needs and career aspirations.

It will include offsite visits and trips, wellbeing tutorials, personal tutorials, online learning and will include an overseas residential (subject to stringent health & safety checks and current Covid-19 policy at the time of planning/booking), guest speakers, industrial placement, festival volunteering and real-working environments.

Our students have undertaken a variety of industrial work placements including retail and business travel agents, hotels, holiday parks, airports, hospitality and tourist attractions.

We also welcome guest speakers from a large range of local and national employers who talk about careers within the industry.


You will need to have achieved at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including English. Progression to the extended diploma is only possible with the successful achievement of year one.

Full British or European passport will be required for oversea trips.


The course is assessed by a range of methods including:

  • Reports
  • Presentations
  • Case studies
  • Role plays
  • Online assessments
  • Portfolio of work


Upon completion of the course you can progress on to our HNC in International Travel and Tourism Management. Alternatively, successful completion of both courses can also lead to a career within the travel and tourism industry.

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