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Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism Level 3 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course will commence September 2024 and runs for two years.

Entry requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above including Maths and English or BTEC Level 2 in Travel and Tourism (or related subject), graded Merit plus GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 or above.
  • Good personal work or school reference demonstrating acceptable level of attendance and commitment to hard work.
  • There will be opportunities to travel locally, regionally and internationally, and possess good communication skills. You must also be of smart appearance with high level of personal hygiene.

You will achieve

  • NCFE Diploma in Travel and Tourism Level 3.

Course overview

You are choosing to follow a career in a dynamic and challenging industry that offers lots of variety and employment opportunities at all levels. You might be interested in living abroad, in transport and tour operations or working in visitor attractions. Whatever you choose, this course will get you on the right path!

Course content

Course themes:

  • Travel and tourism industry
  • Customer service
  • Prepare for a career in travel and tourism
  • Cabin crew
  • Resort representatives
  • Travel and tourism destinations
  • Specialist tourism
  • Tour guiding

You will be assessed on your practical work and coursework.

Stationery will be required.

Honeywell Sports campus
Honeywell Lane
S75 1BP


On completion of this course, you could progress to a range of different careers within air cabin crew, airport operations, holiday companies, visitor attractions or conferencing.


You could use this qualification to gain entry to university – HND or degree.

See what careers are available in the Travel and Tourism sector. Use our online careers tool, Career Coach, to find out what your next steps could be.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Travel and Tourism Level 3 Full-time

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