Travel and Tourism Level 3

Do you like travelling around the world? Do you want to be involved in the airline or cruise industry? Do you see yourself working in the travel industry? Do you know that the cruise industry employs over 2000 people in Southampton? Is this an employment sector that interest you?

Entry Requirements

B in GCSE leisure and tourism OR B in GCSE business studies OR 5 in GCSE geography


Unit 1: Exam
Unit 2: Internal assessment
Unit 3: Internal assessment
Unit 4: Exam


This qualification can support access to the following courses at higher education:

  • Tourism management
  • Marketing
  • Business
  • International tourism
  • Event management

Extra-Curricular activites

This course naturally lends itself to visits beyond the college to get first-hand experience which will bring the subject to life and put your learning into context.

If so this is an exciting course that gives the learner a detailed insight into the travel and tourism industry. Since 2010, tourism has been the fastest growing sector in the UK in employment terms. Britain is forecast to have a tourism industry worth over £257 billion by 2025. This course could lead to a plethora of job opportunities.

Course Summary

Year 1:

Unit 1: The United Kingdom tourism product
Unit 2: Worldwide destinations

Year 2:

Unit 3: The dynamics of tourism
Unit 4: Planning tourism services

At the time of publication this course has yet to be finalised with DFE and UCAS.