What opportunities will this course give me?
The travel industry is a growing one, and the number of job opportunities is varied and plentiful. Career opportunities are available in areas such as travel agencies, holiday representatives, customer service in hotels and hospitality, or working on the rail network or at airports. Those students who are successful to merit or distinction standard on Level 2 and have gained one of either English or Maths GCSE with at least 90% attendance throughout the year, can progress on to Level 3 Travel and Tourism. Students who have successfully completed this programme have gone on to work at visitor attractions, travel agents and in hospitality.
What will I be learning?
Compulsory units on the programme are Customer Service, Cruise Industry, Hospitality within Travel and Tourism, UK Visitor Attractions, employment within Travel and Tourism and Travel Agencies
Work experience will be carried out over two weeks and will be undertaken in local travel/hospitality related businesses. Staff on the course and in our work experience team will help you find your placement.
All students without an A*-C / 9-4 grade in English or Maths will be required, as a condition of the programme, to undertake either a GCSE or Functional Skills programme.
Why is this course for me?
Teaching and assessment methods vary from lectures and written assignments to demonstrations and seminars.
You can expect to attend the College for approximately 15-16 hours per week and you will need to complete work at home.
What do I need to sign up?
No prior travel knowledge is required but we do require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade A*-D / 9-3- including either Maths or English. You will undertake an interview in college in which you should demonstrate your interest and commitment to the travel and tourism programme.
Is there anything else I need to know?
During the course students will attend college excursions, we ask a deposit of £50.00 to cover trips throughout the year. No other equipment or special uniform or clothing is required but students must bring stationery to class.
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