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Travel and Tourism | NCFE Certificate in Tourism with Conferences & Events | Level 3


The tourism and hospitality industry in the UK is an important driver of economic growth, employing over 3.2 million people nationally, with the potential of creating a further 500,000 new jobs by 2022.

Would you like to gain extensive knowledge and industry insight in the UK tourism industry, the hospitality sector and the UK conference and event industry? If yes, then this course could be for you.

Studying Tourism with Conferences & Events at the MET is fun, exciting and will leave you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to progress into employment or progress in Higher Education.

This vocational and practical course will extend your skills in customer service and event planning by working with local employers to plan, run and evaluate an event.

Course content

  • The UK travel and tourism industry
  • The UK conference and event industry
  • Customer service in travel and tourism
  • Responsible tourism
  • Preparing for a career in travel and tourism


At least four GCSEs grade 4 (C) or above, including English Language and preferably maths.
If you do not have these grades, you can start on Level 1 Get Started or one of our Level 2 courses.

*FREE* Online short courses

Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.

Financial support

The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.

How to apply

Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.


Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2


Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.


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