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Level 3
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Qualification Grading Type


Grade Descriptors

  • GD1-Understanding the subject
  • GD2-Application of knowledge
  • GD3-Application of skills
  • GD7-Quality

Unit Learning Outcomes


Know UK health and safety regulations, roles and responsibilities in travel and tourism environments.

Assessment Criteria

  • 1.1

    Identify UK health and safety legislation, regulations and guidelines which must be followed in travel and tourism environments.

  • 1.2

    Summarise responsibilities under UK health and safety legislation of the:

    • employer
    • employees.

  • 1.3

    Evaluate the role of organisations providing health and safety information relevant to travel and tourism environments.


Understand how to operate health, safety, security and welfare systems in a travel and tourism context.

Assessment Criteria

  • 2.1

    Explain how to take responsibility for personal and customer health, safety and security in the workplace.

  • 2.2

    Explain how to ensure that health, safety, security and welfare equipment and resources are maintained to meet statutory requirements.

  • 2.3

    Explain how to comply with systems which meet statutory requirements for

    • identifying and reducing hazards
    • reporting accidents and emergencies
    • preventing reoccurrences of accidents and emergencies.


Know how to identify hazards and assess risks in a travel and tourism context.

Assessment Criteria

  • 3.1

    Analyse hazards in a travel and tourism context arising from:

    • work products
    • processes
    • equipment.
  • 3.2

    Explain how to obtain accurate information relating to identified hazards.

  • 3.3

    Examine how to assess the significance of the hazards.

  • 3.4

    Undertake a risk assessment to support the principles of prevention and protection within a travel and tourism context.