What courses can I do after this?
Progression on to the City and Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism or other related Level 3 course. Alternatively direct employment into the travel and tourism industry or apprenticeship training.
What jobs can I get?
This study programme provides a number of opportunities to experience the tourism industry at first hand through educational visits, visiting speakers, and the practical experience of our team of lecturers, all of whom have had many years working in various aspects of the Tourism industry. Job roles within the travel and tourism industry including:
• Holiday representative
• Tour guide
• Tourist information centre assistant
• Travel agent.
To do this course you should have...
You will require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A*-D including English and maths grades 9-3 (formerly A*-D) and science for some programmes. Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 1 qualification and have achieved a Level 1 Functional Skill in English and maths. An active interest in the travel and tourism industry is also desirable.
What about work experience?
You will have the opportunity to take part in one weeks work experience as part of your study programme.
|Course Code||Start Date||Costs 16-18||Costs 19-23 (with concessions)||Costs 19+ (no concessions)|
* Please note fees are subject to change.
The fee for 16 - 19 yr olds for this course is £140 for educational visits and an atlas.
The units studied include:
• Retail travel services
• Structure of the UK travel industry
• Interpersonal Skills for the travel and tourism workplace
• Worldwide travel and tourism destinations
You will also study GCSE English and Maths or Functional Skills at the appropriate level.
More about the course
There is a very high level of support for this course. Every student will have regular frequent contact with a personal tutor who will coach you. We will ensure you feel confident about your progress and your course work.