Key Facts

Level:
Level 3
Subject Sector:
8.2 Travel and Tourism
Credits:
60
Qualification No:
QAAQ004354
Price:
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Age Range:
19+
QAA aim code:
4000692X

Qualification Summary

Learners must complete 45 graded credits at level 3 from 'academic subject content units. 15 credits must be taken from the Mandatory Graded group, a maximum of 6 credits must be taken from the optional research group and the remaining 24 credits must be taken from the Graded Optional group. Learners must complete 15 credits from the Ungraded group. 3 credits must be completed from the mandatory ungraded group and 12 credits must be completed from the optional ungraded group.


Why choose this qualification?

The diploma allows learners to undertake study related to travel and tourism topics.  Learners will have the opportunity to develop skills which will enable progression to a range of degree level programme. The mandatory units include a range of travel and tourism-based units. These include: Customer Service in the Travel and Tourism Industry, International Travel and Tourism Industry and The Travel and Tourism Industry.

Many learners join degrees related to travel and tourism after following A level study, so the diploma will place the Access to HE learners on a level with those who have followed A level studies. Additional optional units have been developed and are available related to working in the aviation industry, following feedback from centres.

Ungraded units include units which will support access to higher education whilst supporting study and personal skills. There is only one mandatory unit, Preparation for Higher Education, to allow centres the flexibility to select units that are relevant to their students.

 

Rules of Combination

Learners must complete 15 credits from the Mandatory Graded group, 6 credits from the Mandatory Graded Research group and the remaining 24 credits from the Optional group.


Units

Mandatory Graded Units

Learners must complete 15 credits from the Mandatory Graded group

Customer Service in the Travel and Tourism Industry

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU018146
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International Travel and Tourism

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU018148
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The Travel and Tourism Industry

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018152
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Mandatory Graded Units: Research

Learners must complete 6 credits from this group.

Research Project for Travel and Tourism

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU032181
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Research: Practical Investigation Project for Travel and Tourism

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU032179
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Optional Graded Units

Learners must complete 24 credits from this group.

Airline Operations

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018173
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Airline and Airport Communication

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU032198
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Airport Services

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU032194
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Consumer Protection within the Travel and Tourism Industry

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018163
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Entrepreneurship in the Travel and Tourism Industry

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU032495
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Event Management

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU017364
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Health, Safety, Security and Welfare Systems in the Travel and Tourism Sector

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU032186
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Leadership and Management Practice for the Travel and Tourism Sector

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
6
Unit No:
QU018159
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Managing Conflict in the Travel and Tourism Sector

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU032488
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Marketing

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018262
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Niche Tourism

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018165
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Principles of Food Safety in the Travel and Tourism Sector

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU032183
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Principles of Hospitality Accommodation Management

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU020674
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Responsible Tourism

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018167
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The Cruise Industry

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018169
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The UK as a Tourist Destination

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU032188
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UK Travel and Tourism Operations

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU032192
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Understanding the Hospitality Sector

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU020670
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Understanding the Principles of Supervising Food and Drink Service

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU020666
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Visitor Attractions

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU032497
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Ungraded Units

Learners must complete 15 credits from the Ungraded group - 3 credits from the Mandatory Ungraded group and 12 credits from the Optional Ungraded group.

Mandatory Ungraded Units

Learners must complete 3 credits from the Mandatory ungraded group.

Preparation for Higher Education

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025532
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Optional Ungraded Units

Learners must achieve 12 credits from the optional ungraded group.

Academic Reading Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018346
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Academic Writing Skills

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025276
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Communication - Speaking and Listening

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU007560
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Developing Professional Attributes

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU025278
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Presenting Information Using ICT

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU027084
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Problem Solving in the Workplace

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU018630
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Promoting Wellbeing and Building Resilience

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU028487
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References and Reliability of Sources

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU026344
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Spreadsheets

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU011467
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Study Skills for Higher Education

Level:
Level 3
Guided Learning Hours:
Not available
Credits:
3
Unit No:
QU031633
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Intended learner groups

a) Adults who, because of social, educational or individual circumstances may have achieved few, if any, prior qualifications and wish to progress to HE
b) Adults who have gone straight into industry (perhaps following apprenticeship routes) who wish to progress to HE.


Delivery methods

Face to face
Blended learning
Online delivery


Progression routes

• BSc (Hons) Travel, Aviation and Tourism Management
• BA (Hons) International Tourism Management
• BA (Hons) Tourism and Travel Management
• BSc (Hons) International Tourism Management
• BA (Hons) Tourism and Events Management
• BA (Hons) Event Management
• BA (Hons) International Hospitality and Tourism Management
• BA (Hons) International Hospitality Management


Provider approval criteria

No specific resources are required but if the centre has access to realistic work environments related to the topic, this will really enhance the learner experience.


Funding information

There are now two main sources for funding information, a straightforward ESFA Qualification Search and the more detailed Find a Learning Aim website.

The new Find a learning aim (FALA) service provides a search tool that you can use to check the funding status of any qualification, framework, unit, standard or T Level:

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The Education and Skills Funding Agency search provides funding information on qualifications. It does not provide funding information for units, non-regulated activity and work placements, for this information please use Find a learning aim (FALA).

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How to find a learning aim

If you’re not sure how to use the new find a learning aim website, we’ve created a handy walkthrough to help you:

How to Use: Find a learning Aim


We have done our best to collate and summarise the key information, and wherever possible we alert our providers to changes in funding policy.

This funding information is provided in good faith and it is always advisable to check directly with the funding agencies before committing to delivery.