Advanced Learner Loan applicable
You will need a minimum of: 5 GCSEs grade A*/9 - C/4 including maths, and a grade 5 in English.
Building on your knowledge of travel and tourism from previous study you will learn about the key features of some of the worlds best loved travel destinations, while learning key tactics in promoting and selling these destinations to holiday makers. You will look at the landscape of tourism in the UK, and undertake a project to plan, create and execute a guided tour to and around a popular town or place. Throughout the course you will meet industry professionals who will enhance your learning by passing on their experience. You will also have the opportunity to attend the leading travel trade exhibition, World Travel Market, at the Excel Centre in London.
Course units include:
You will also undertake a period of work experience in an industry related organisation to gain valuable experience in the industry.
This one-year Level 3 course will increase your understanding of the world of travel and tourism.
You will be assessed in a number of different ways including: Online examinations, role plays, Short answer question sheets, designing and developing industry materials, individual and group presentations, practical assessments such as Tour Guiding and Supervised Team building activities and written assignments.
On completion of the first year you could prgoress onto the second year to complete the Extended Diploma. After the second year you could progress onto degree level courses at university.
There will also be a number of career opportunities available to you including working as a Retail Travel Consultant, a Tour Guide, Holiday Advisor (holiday rep), Overseas Supervisor, Euro camp Entertainment Officer, Holiday Park Hosts, First Class Lounge Concierge, Business Travel Management, Cruise Ship Personnel, Hotel Personnel (UK and Overseas), Tour Operator Personnel, or working in Conference and Event Management.
A high level of personal grooming is required for this course, plus approximately £280 to cover uniform, resources and materials, course-related trips and visits.
|Study Year||Year 1|
|Course name||Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism|
|Campus||Station Plaza Campus|
|Duration||36 week (s)|