Over the course of the academic year you will study 11 units covering a wide range of tourism topics such as Exploring Airports and Airlines, Interpersonal Skills for Holiday Representatives, Introduction to Cruise Operations and Developing Customer Service Skills in Travel and Tourism.
There will be a variety of assessment methods used throughout the course of the year where you will be required to complete presentations, coursework and workbooks. You will be required to complete the assessments individually, in pairs and in groups. Functional Skills are assessed via presentations, coursework and examinations. This is a full time course which runs over 3 days a week.
A minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade D or above including English Language or Level 1 qualification in relevant subject and Level 1 Functional Skills in English.
This is a study programme where you will learn both in and out of the classroom, with numerous visits to tourist and visitor attractions, to help give you a first-hand insight into the industry. Recent trips have included visits to Madame Tussauds and the London Dungeons. You will also receive knowledge and advice, as guest speakers from the Tourism industry come and share their ideas and experience. This study programme appeals to those interested in cruise industry, worldwide travel and those interested in working in the airport and airline business.
Upon successful completion of this programme you could choose to enter part of full time employment within the Tourism or hospitality industry. If you wish to remain in education you could progress onto the Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism or on to an Apprenticeship. Students will be required to have GCSE grade C in English or Maths or equivalent level 2 functional skills to progress to level 3 In Travel and Tourism.
No tuition fees are payable for students aged 16 – 18 on 31 August 2016
For all students aged 19+ fees are £1940. Details regarding fee remission please contact our Support Team on 01473 382738
£75 for trips. Students are encouraged to purchase a course textbook to support their studies which is approximately £20 - £25.
I thoroughly enjoyed my time on the course. I was fortunate to have won "Student of the Year‟ last year which has motivated me to have another successful year and continue on to Higher Education once I have completed this course.