Level 3 BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Travel & Tourism (Year 1)

Course Code: 370ASDTT

Your journey to exciting career opportunities starts here.

The travel and tourism industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the UK. The value of tourism to the UK economy is approximately £126 billion, and the sector employs around 3.1 million people. It is a dynamic and adaptable industry with a broad range of employment opportunities and higher education options both at home and away.

You will study the following content:
● the world of travel and tourism
● global destinations
● managing the customer experience in travel and tourism
● travel and tourism enterprises.

You will also have the opportunity to study a range of optional units including:
● specialist tourism
● sustainable tourism
● the airport experience.

In addition to the travel and tourism industry-specific content, you will develop the transferable and higher-order skills that are highly regarded by higher education and employers, such as self-confidence, presentation, personal discipline and time management.

Details

  • VenueHighbury Campus

  • Start Date w/c 12/09/22

  • 16-18 Tuition Fee FREE

    19+ Tuition Fee TBC
    or FREE

    19+ Registration Fee TBC

Details

  • VenueHighbury Campus

  • Start Date w/c 12/09/22

  • 16-18 Tuition Fee FREE

    19+ Tuition Fee TBC
    or FREE

    19+ Registration Fee TBC


The Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Travel & Tourism is ideal for you if you are looking for a one-year course of full-time study. This is also the first year of the two-year Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism. You may progress on to a degree course in a subject related to travel and tourism or progress directly into employment within the sector.
The qualification is equivalent in size to 1.5 A Levels and it has been designed as a one-year full-time study programme. Your timetable will be made up of a combination of face to face sessions, online lessons and independent self study.

Alongside this you will complete a minimum of 30 hours work experience in a travel and tourism related industry in a customer facing role.

If you have not already gained a GCSE in maths at grade 4 or above, you will also be expected to continue to work towards this.
The course is made up of six units of which four are mandatory. Two of these units are externally assessed by an externally set exam. The rest are internally set and assessed through a range of assessments and assignments, including written reports, presentations and real industry simulated scenarios.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma in Travel and Tourism (601/9024/3).
No prior study of the industry is needed, but you should normally have a range of achievements at Level 2, in GCSEs or equivalent qualifications (preferably at Merit level). We require five GCSEs grade 9-4 (A*-C) including English language. It should be noted that if you do not have a GCSE at grade 4 or above in maths you will be expected to work towards this alongside your main qualification.
The majority of learners will progress on to the second year of the programme: Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism. The aim of the qualification is to support progression to higher education and employment in industry.
You can apply by clicking on the ‘apply now’ button below. Alternatively, if you have any questions prior to making your application, please call the admissions team on 02392 383131 and selecting option 3.

Fee guidance

Apprenticeships

One of the great aspects of an apprenticeship is that no matter how old you are there are no fees for you to pay, all the fees are either covered by the Government or your Employer. Feel free to call a member of the Apprenticeship team on 023932 383131 Option 1.


General fee guidance (not including Apprenticeships)

Considerations

  • 19+ Tuition Fee indicates the cost of the core tuition and materials required to complete the qualification.
  • 19+ Registration Fee indicates the cost to register with the awarding body.

For more information, please contact the College on 02392 383 131.

Courses below Level 3

You will usually not be expected to pay a fee if you are:

  • under 19 at the start of the academic year (as of 31st August)
  • aged 19 or over at the start of the academic year (as of 31st August) and are unemployed and in receipt of certain government benefits
  • aged 19–23 at the start of the academic year (as of 31st August) and are applying for a course Level 2 or below and do not already hold a full Level 2 qualification

If you are aged 19 over at the start of the academic year (as of 31st August) and are not in the above categories then you will usually pay the advertised fee.

Courses Level 3 and above

You will usually not be expected to pay a fee if you are:

  • under 19 at the start of the academic year (as of 31st August)
  • aged 19–23 at the start of the academic year (as of 31st August) and do not already hold a Full level 3 qualification

Advanced Learner Loan

If you’re 19 or older, you may be able to apply for a loan to help with the costs of a college or training course. The programme must be at Level 3 or Level 4 (such as Access). You won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £27,295 a year.

For more information or to apply please contact 0845 240 2024 or visit www.gov.uk/advanced-learning-loans.

If you’re unsure about taking out a loan and want to seek advice then you’ll have the opportunity to do so. If you want advice on managing your finances, the Money Advice Service, established by the UK government, can offer free, impartial money advice. Visit their website at www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

Students who are not ordinarily resident in the UK should contact Highbury College to discuss unfunded fees.


Please note: The College reserves the right to change the fees before the start of the course, such a course of action will only occur in exceptional circumstances.

Terms and conditions

Confirmation

In these terms and conditions, the ‘Student’ signifies a person who has applied or enrolled on any type of learning provision offered through Highbury College. These terms apply to all website applications and once enrolled, the Student is deemed to have accepted these terms. Before you apply or enrol please be sure that you're clear about:

  • the level of study
  • the time you'll need
  • how the course fits into your qualification and career development plans
  • the resources you'll need access to
  • your payment options
  • the financial support available to you
  • the English language requirements for your study
  • whether your study plans are appropriate for your country of residence

Convictions

Relevant proceedings or ciminal convictions are only against the person, whether of a violent or sexual nature or offences involving unlawfully controlled drugs or substances.  Failure to declare information may result in disclipinary action being taken. If yes, please seek supplementary information from the college before completing.

Payment

You may not be required to pay fees, be eligible for a loan or have financial assistance. For more information please contact our Information Services team on 02392 383131 or click here.

Equality and Diversity

At Highbury College we are committed to fairness and equality of access, opportunity and outcome for all students.

We expect everyone who learns and works with us to treat each other with dignity and respect, regardless of individual differences in age, gender, gender identity, race, background, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

We aim to provide students with the best possible support. We explain more about the range of our services in our Disability Statement, available on our website and in our centres.

Disclosure of Disability

We want you to enjoy learning with us. If there is anything you wish to tell us, e.g. relating to a disability or medical condition, that may affect your learning or using any of our facilities, please contact the Head of Student Services on 02392 32 8950

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Some of our courses require students to satisfy certain criteria before they enrol. Students should ensure they read all the information on the website about their specific course before enrolling. By enrolling via the Highbury College website, students are confirming they have read these details and meet any enrolment requirements specified on the Course Outline. If you have any concerns or queries about the content of the course or the requirements, please contact the Advice and Guidance Team on 02392 38 3131 Option4.

Course Fees

Current prices are published in our brochure and on the website. These prices are subject to change. The total price quoted is the amount payable in order to secure a course place. The total price includes tuition costs, examination fees, where applicable and in some cases, additional costs which relate to the particular course.

Course Cancellations by Highbury College

Courses usually run as advertised, but Highbury College reserves the right to alter or cancel courses in some cases. Students will be contacted and offered an alternative course if the original course they enrolled on is cancelled or closed by Highbury College. If no suitable alternative is available a refund can be requested.

Cancellation / Transfer Requests from Students

If a Student has enrolled via the Highbury website and wishes to cancel an enrolment or transfer to a different course they should contact Highbury College by emailing: info@highbury.ac.uk or by contacting the Advice and Guidance Team on 02392 38 3131 Option4.

Students will not be entitled to a refund unless the withdrawal from the course is due to exceptional circumstances (evidence maybe required) and then refunds will only be permitted if the withdrawal is within the first third of the course duration. A minimum charge of £50.00 will apply in any event.

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Details

  • VenueHighbury Campus

  • Start Date w/c 12/09/22

  • 16-18 Tuition Fee FREE

    19+ Tuition Fee TBC
    or FREE

    19+ Registration Fee TBC


Qualification gained

  • BTEC National Foundation Diploma in Travel and Tourism