Travel & Tourism

Travel and Tourism level 3 by ABC Awards, CPD Accredited |70 CPD Credits | Tutor Support, Study Material & Exam included

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Study method
Online, self-paced
180 Hours
No formal qualification
70 CPD hours / points
Endorsed by ABC Awards
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  • Exam(s) / assessment(s) is included in price
  • Tutor is available to students

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Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3

Certificate of achievement in Travel & Tourism Level 3. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 70 CPD points available with no extra study.

Endorsed Certificate of Achievement.This exclusive Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3 equips the learner with all the basic principles and competent skills they need to work effectively and efficiently within the Travel & Tourism industry. Among other things, learners are exposed to the world of quality management and customer care, human resource management, marketing in Travel & Tourism, managing tour operations, the tourism products and services, introduction to Travel & Tourism and lots more.

It prepares Learners with quality transferable skills and core competencies in effective customer service, strong analytical ability, communication, numeracy, evaluation of information, etc. All these skills are greatly needed in the modern world, and learners’ career will surely expand if they apply these skills in their professional lifestyle.

To be eligible for this Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3 course, learners are not required to take any entrance examination. It is open for everyone, and learners can register regardless of their current academic background, professional experience and age.


Endorsed by ABC Awards


70 CPD hours / points
Accredited by The CPD Standards Office

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Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3

The learner enjoys multiple benefits by signing up for this Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3 course; this Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3 course has the capacity to take their career to the next level of excellence. Regardless of their current work schedule, learners will find this course quite helpful.

They study at their own preferred time, location and pace, and will never be restricted by time, imposed deadlines or fixed schedules.This Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3 course has the capacity to effectively and innovatively boost learners’ career path in the travel industry. Register today!

Travel & Tourism - Learning Outcomes

After completing this Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3 course the learner should be able to:

  • Discuss the broad overview of the concept of travel and tourism,
  • Identify products and services provided and offered within the tourism sector
  • Outline the sectors of the tourist industry and the employment and career opportunities it offers
  • Explore the development and management of important relationships with key suppliers.
  • Explore effective marketing strategy, the planning and implementation of professional market research and effective promotional activities
  • Explore the concept of quality management and how to identify and assess the needs of the customer
  • Develop understating for series of essential transport principles and common transport options.
  • Explore the roles and responsibilities of the professional tour operator.

Travel & Tourism - Course Syllabus

This Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3Consists of the following units:

Unit 1 – An introduction to Travel & Tourism

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Leisure Tourism
  • Business Tourism
  • Differences between Business Travel and Leisure Travel
  • Visiting Friends and Relatives (VFR)
  • Motivating Factors – Wanting to Travel
  • The Development of Leisure Travel
  • Advantages of a Package Holiday
  • The Disadvantages of Package Holidays
  • Self- Packaged Holidays
  • Changes in Travel and Tourism
  • Types of Tourist Destinations
  • Culture and Heritage
  • Plus more

Unit 2 – Tourism Management: Tourism Products & Services

This unit covers the following topics:

  • The Marketing Mix
  • The Components of the Tourism Product
  • The Product Life Cycle
  • Plus more

Unit 3 – Tour Operations Management

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Organisers and Retailers
  • Tour Operators
  • Travel Management Services
  • Information Technology and The Travel Trade
  • Consumer Protection
  • Checklist - Working With the Travel Trade
  • Plus more

Unit 4 – Travel and Tourism Marketing and Sales

This unit covers the following topics:

  • A Marketing Strategy
  • The GTA’s Marketing Role
  • Printed and Audiovisual Material
  • Travel and Agency Familiarisation Trips
  • Travel Trade Shows and Exhibitions
  • Measuring Promotional Effectiveness
  • Marketing Objective and Results
  • Marketing Activities
  • Plus more

Unit 5 – Managing Human Resources in Tourism Industry

This unit covers the following topics:

  • The Importance of Human Resources
  • The Human Resources Development Strategy
  • A National Council for Tourism Education and Training
  • Linking Types and Levels of Training
  • Rewards, Benefits, and Compensation
  • Human Resources Information Systems
  • Plus more

Unit 6 – Transport Management System

This unit covers the following topics:

  • Changes in Transportation
  • Transport Principles
  • Comparing Different Forms of Land Travel
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Different Types of Transportation
  • Issues In Transport Management
  • Transport and Environment
  • Plus more

Unit 7 – Quality Management

This unit covers the following topics:

  • The Concept of Quality Management In Services
  • Quality Management in Tourism
  • Caring For Customers in Tourism
  • Plus more

Travel & Tourism - Course Benefits

This Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3course comes with the following benefits:

  • Full Tutor Support
  • Self paced, no fixed schedules
  • Available to students anywhere in the world
  • 24/7 Access to the LMS ( Learning Management System )
  • Easy to understand quality e-learning study materials.

Travel & Tourism - Course Material

All Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3course materials are included in the course price. All your study material will be available on our learning management system for which you will get access once you are enrolled. The material can be downloaded and printed as well.

Our distance learning Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3course materials are specially written for home study and contain a wealth of knowledge in easy to understand language. We use variety of media to help you learn. Your course may use any of the following different media which you can use from home or where ever you choose to study:

  • Online course materials
  • Question papers
  • Additional Supporting Material
  • Useful Links

Course assessment

You will be continually assessed throughout the Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3 course. Your assignment will be marked by your tutor and independently moderated. The feedback on your assignment will then be sent to you. On receipt of this, you may wish to contact your tutor to discuss the feedback.

Tutor Support

When you enrol on a Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3 course with Oxford Home Study you are allocated your personal tutor. Tutor’s help and support will be available throughout your studies with the college. He/she will assess your work and will provide you with regular feedback on your progress.

Who is this course for?

Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3

  • Candidates looking to start a career in travel and tourism
  • Existing workers looking for promotion on their jobs
  • Candidates interested in working and travelling abroad
  • Anyone looking to improve their career prospects
  • Business managers looking to improve performance
  • Entrepreneurs planning to start their own businesses.


Travel & Tourism Level 3

There is no particular entry requirement.

OPTION-I: Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards

At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £85 accreditation fee+postal charges.

Certificate of Completion

CPD(soft copy) can be claimed for £15. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25

OPTION-II: CPD Certificate

Upon successful completion of the course, a fee is payable for a CPD Accredited Diploma in PDF format or hard copy.

CPD Accredited Diploma (PDF format)=£30

CPD Accredited Diploma (Hardcopy)=£65

Postage Charges:

National £9

International £15

Career path

Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3

Upon completion of Travel & Tourism Certificate Level 3, candidates may pursue roles in Travel & Tourism management, business, HR and transport management, or to begin establishing their own businesses from scratch.

Questions and answers

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Sara asked:

At the end of the course will I be able to have a free certificate in pdf or will I have to pay for it?


Dear Sara, Yes, course completion certificate is totally free which will be sent to you in pdf form in your email.

This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.

Megan asked:

Hi I was just wondering weather this was a course work bale course or weather I would have to sit an external exam


Dear Megan, This course is assignment based. After each course unit, you will complete an assignment which you will submit to your tutor for marking and move on to your next unit to complete the course. There is no formal exam to take at the end.

This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.


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