Travel and Tourism with Aviation BTEC Extended Certificate Level 3

This course is for students who work or want to work in a ground operations role in the aviation sector or within the travel and tourism industry.

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1 Year


September 2020 start


The course will allow you to learn, develop and practice the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the aviation/travel and tourism sector.

You will complete two qualifications:

Level 3 Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism

You will study the mandatory unit:

  • Promotions and sales in travel and tourism.

You will also study 3-9 optional units, such as:

  • Travel and tourism destinations - England
  • Travel and tourism destinations – Scotland
  • Travel and tourism destinations - Wales
  • Holiday park host
  • Developing and entertainment programme


Level 3 Certificate in Aviation Operations

You will study:

  • Health and safety in the aviation industry
  • Security in the aviation industry
  • Ramp handling
  • Aircraft Dispatch

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs with the following grades:

  • English at grade 4 or above,
  • Maths at grade 3 or above,
  • and 4 other GCSEs grade 4 or above


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Assessment Methods

You will be assessed with written work, online exams, presentations and practical assessments.



Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism, if you have not already completed this programme.


You could begin a career as air cabin crew, passenger service agent.  Students have secured jobs working for SwissPort, Virgin Atlantic, JET2, Hilton Hotels, Manchester Airport Group and British Airways.


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    Start date

    2020-09-07 00:00:00.000

    End date

    2021-06-11 00:00:00.000



    Huddersfield Centre

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    Kirklees College