Level 2 Tourism & Aviation

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: 4 GCSEs grade A*- C (grade 4 - 9) including English and maths. It is desirable to have a grade B/5 in a relevant subject such as Business or Tourism.

What will I learn?

During this one-year course you will develop an understanding of the key elements of the tourism and aviation industry.

During the course you will gain a thorough understanding of tourism and the aviation industry, learning about the key travel destinations in this sector, learning the key terminology used in the aviation industry, and developing key customer service skills, which are vital to any career within this rapidly growing sector. You will build your confidence during individual and group projects and enhance your learning by attending industry linked trips and conferences, helping to prepare you for a career in the tourism or aviation industry.

The core modules you will study include:

  • Worldwide Destinations
  • Travel Planning
  • Principles of Customer Service in the Aviation Industry
  • Aviation Terminology
  • Airport Locational Geography
  • Teamwork in the Aviation Industry
  • Preparing for Employment in the Aviation Industry

As part of your course you wil be expected to undertake a week long external work placement, guidance on this will be given by tutors.

You will be expected to wear a uniform for the duration of your course, both whilst you are in college and when you are on trips and visits, unless you are instructed otherwise by tutors. You will be given a uniform order form at enrolment.

You will be assessed through the course in a number of ways including, coursework, exams, individual and group presentations and role plays.

What could I progress on to?

Once you have completed the course you have the option to continue your studies and progress onto either the Diploma in Air Cabin Crew or the Diploma in Travel & Tourism.

After completing this course you will have a range of essential skills to help you in the dynamic and fast paced industries of tourism or aviation. You could start your career as a travel planner, tours organiser, passenger services agent, or continue your studies to gain the Diploma in Air Cabin Crew and become Cabin Crew for a well-known airline such as Monarch, EasyJet or British Airways.

There will be a cost of approximately £185 which will cover the cost of books, resources and trips and visits to various trade fairs and industry linked organisations such as the World Travel Market and Emirates Aviation Experience. In addition you will be expected to provide your own smart business wear that you will have to wear at all times when in college and on some trips and visits. Your tutors will guide you on this and you will be given a uniform guide sheet at enrolment.

Additional Course Details for 18/19

  • Course code 16660
    Course name Level 2 Travel Aviation Industry
    Campus Station Plaza
    Study mode Full-Time
    Start date 11/09/17
    Duration 36 week (s)

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Entry Level

These courses are for students who want to start progressing up the qualifications levels or have no previous qualifications.

Vocational Level 1

You must have a mixture of grades E to G at GCSE to study at this level.

Vocational Level 2

You must have two grade D's and two grade E's at GCSE or a relevant level 1 qualification to study at this level.

Vocational Level 3

These courses are equivalent to A levels, you must have at least four GCSE's at grade C or above or a relevant level 2 qualification.

A Levels

A levels are level 3 courses, you must have or expect 5 A-C grades at GCSE level including Maths and English.
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