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Travel and Tourism NCFE Level 3 Certificate

This course is an industry recognised qualification that’s starts off with a one year course with an optional second year.

Students in the first year will work towards the NCFE Level 3 Certificate.

Students will then have the option of a (top up) second year where they will gain the full NCFE Level 3 diploma (equivalent to 2 A levels.) The full two year course also gives students the necessary UCAS points to apply for higher education universities.

The two year program will help students gain the necessary skills and experience to work within the travel and tourism industry covering various different roles to explore every interest.

This course will suit individuals that are self-motivated and are able to work independently to achieve clearly set targets. Students will be expected to complete a number of assignments each week to gain the qualification.

Key Information

  • Duration

    1 year course with an optional second year (top up)

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The first year’s units are as followed

• The UK travel and tourism industry
• Customer Service in travel and tourism
• Preparing for a career in travel and tourism
• Resort Representatives
• Investigating cabin crew
• Travel agency operations

Students in the second year will study the following units:

• UK Airports
• Worldwide passenger Airlines
• The cruise industry
• Work experience in travel and tourism
• Tour guiding
• Travel and tourism destinations
• UK heritage tourist attractions

There will be a number of college trips throughout the course which may include overseas visits.

Assessment Methods

Mixture of onsite learning and home based online sessions

5 GCSE’s at grade 4 or above which includes both English and maths.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


There will be a number of college trips throughout the course which may include overseas visits.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details