Travel & Tourism City & Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma

23015W1 | Parsons Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | Sept 18
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

This two year course is suitable for learners who are focused on gaining an in depth knowledge of the tourism industry. Successful completion will enable progression onto higher education or employment. The course is designed to provide an insight into the exciting world of travel and tourism students have a unique opportunity to participate in a realistic working environment at our on site travel shop.

What will I study?

Areas of study will include subjects such as UK and Worldwide travel and tourism destinations, customer service, promotions and sales in travel and tourism. Further units of study could include: special interest tourism, airfares and ticketing, arranging business travel, cruises, conference and events, holiday park host and ski chalet hosts. As the course is designed to prepare students for industry we encourage high standards of personal presentation therefore travel and tourism students are expected to adhere to a prescribed dress code.

How long is the course?

Full time for two academic years.

How will I be assessed?

By realistic integrated vocational assignments, internally and externally assessed.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 A*-C / 9-4 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English.

What can I progress onto?

Successful students can progress onto the higher education or employment.

Other Information

There are opportunities to undertake work experience in a fully operational Travel Shop. Students are encouraged to organise and participate in exciting residentials and visits to a variety of local attractions and tourism facilities, these excursions are designed to enhance the educational experience. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more at

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Do I have to pay for my course?
FREE £6395.90 3F

Exam Fee

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Course fees shown are per annum (unless indicated otherwise). Courses lasting longer than one year, fees will be payable per year.

If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on or phone 01942 761111

Wigan & Leigh College endeavours to ensure that the information provided in this publication is accurate at the time of going to publication. All courses are offered subject to student numbers and the College reserves the right to amend, withdraw or amalgamate any of the courses, fees, services, locations or facilities described at any time. The College cannot accept liability arising out of such changes or connected to such changes, however it will undertake to minimise disruption to students.

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