Course: BTEC Level 3 in Tourism, Events and Attractions

Department: Tourism

Type: 16+

Duration: One or two years, depending on study route

The Course

Our Tourism, Events and Attractions course plays to the country’s, and the region’s, strengths – ranging from national parks to theme parks, museums to music festivals, historic houses to ale trails, coastline to club culture, country shows to shopping, surfing to spa breaks, ghost tours to galleries and areas of outstanding natural beauty to special scientific interest.


A range of pathways are available, dependent on your qualifications.

  • One-year Extended Certificate
  • One-year Foundation Diploma
  • Two-year Diploma
  • Two-year Extended Diploma.

What You Study

  • The business of travel and tourism
  • The UK as a destination
  • Visitor attractions
  • Marketing products and services
  • Management and delivery of events
  • Work experience and employability skills
  • English and Maths, as required.

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 4 or C or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a relevant BTEC Level 2 / First Diploma. One satisfactory reference is also needed.

Ellie Wright

BTEC Level 3 in Tourism, Events and Attractions

Our new childcare course launches in Riseholme in September... Find out how Ellie, a student at our partner College - Bishop Burton, secured her dream job working in events management following a successful work experience placement as part of her course.