This course is perfect if you love travel and want to have a career in helping people to make the most of their holidays.
You’ll learn about travel to long-haul destinations, professional customer service, events in the travel and tourism industry, and the responsibilities involved as a UK destination representative.
We offer a one-year BTEC Subsidiary Diploma and a two-year BTEC Diploma. Students choosing the one-year option can apply to top-up to the BTEC Diploma in just one further year of study.
You can expect to gain all the skills you need to develop a successful career in the industry. Nottingham College will help you to gain valuable experience on work placements that give you a real insight into the industry. You’ll also complete externally-set scenario-based assessments and practical/written assignments.
111 Canal Street
Start: Monday 2nd September 2024
Course code: C031802 / Q031803
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma/Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism
You’ll need 5 GCSEs at grade 9–4 (A*–C), including both English and Maths or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths, or a relevant Level 2 vocational qualification with English and Maths GCSE grades 9–4 (A*–C).
|Teaching & assessment
You will be asked to take part in an externally set scenario-based assessment alongside practical and written assignments.
Choose to follow with further studies at Nottingham College on to the Level 3 National/Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism, then a foundation degree in tourism management. You could also pursue a career as an event organiser, travel agent or travel the world by gaining employment on a cruise ship.
Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.
If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!
If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.
Meet Henry, an Aviation student at the College
Meet Henry an Aviation student at Nottingham College, talking about his experiences on his course, his career aspirations and the importance of being a student ambassador and why he values that every student has a voice that needs to be heard.