Travel and Tourism, Diploma Level 2
- September 2022, Full Time
This Travel and Tourism course will provide you with the key skills and knowledge needed to gain employment in this fast growing industry.
The Travel and Tourism industry is a dynamic and fast growing sector accounting for over 2.1 million jobs in the United Kingdom. This course will give you the skills and knowledge to work in airports, airlines, tour operators, travel agencies, hotels or other accommodation, tourist information centres, tourist attractions, cruise line companies, holiday centres, conference or events organisations. You will be taught by a team of lecturers with a high level of commercial knowledge and subject experience.
This course will give you an introduction to the Travel and Tourism industry and provide you with the skills and knowledge to find an apprenticeship, full time work or progress to study at a higher level.
Good English and Maths skills are essential for most jobs and courses you will progress onto. The Government has made it a priority for students to improve these skills and this course programme will reflect this key aim.
The course covers many aspects of the travel & tourism industry including:
- Interpersonal skills for the Travel and Tourism workplace
- Worldwide Travel and Tourism destinations
- Principles of customer service in Hospitality, Leisure, Travel and Tourism
- Planning an event
- Responsible Tourism
- The UK Travel Industry
- Visitor Attractions
Why our college?
Industry standard facilities
At our college you will have access to industry-standard facilities and get to use top of the range equipment. On our campus you’ll find media suites, TV studios, design labs, workshops, hair & beauty salons, working kitchens and a live theatre.
Gain real experiences of work
All of our courses will provide you with outstanding experiences of work and prepare you for your future career. You will work with real employers and customers and build connections.
A unique student experience
This is what really sets us apart. At our college you will experience the freedom to be yourself. Being part of an active Students’ Union, having opportunities to travel and enjoying live entertainment are just a few of the amazing opportunities available to you.
Minimum 4 GCSE's at grade 3 or above including Maths and English.
Demonstrate an interest in the travel and tourism industry course.
The course is classroom based using a range of industry specific resources.
Assessment is by written assignments, roleplays, presentations and online multiple choice tests.
After successfully completing the course at merit level with good attendance and disciplinary record, you can progress onto the Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism with Cabin Crew.
The Travel and Tourism sector continues to grow which means there is a huge demand for a more flexibly skilled workforce. There are lots of opportunities available and you could get to travel abroad on a regular basis.
- Air Cabin Crew
- Travel agent
- Tourist guide
- Holiday resort reps
This course provides lots of opportunities to meet potential employers and many of our students have successfully secured employment with them at travel agencies, the airport and holiday resorts either on an apprenticeship basis or direct employment.
Currently for UK students aged under 19 years old on the 31st August prior to the start of your course, your tuition fees are free. There may be opportunities for students to participate in a study visit, this will be advised at enrolment. Financial support could be available depending on your circumstances. Please check our Finance pages for fee information and any financial help that may be available.