Travel & Tourism Level 2

What entry requirements do I need?

You will need a minimum of: 4 GCSEs grade A*/9 - D/3 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?

Travel and tourism is a world of endless possibilities. The job of the industry professional is to get people to where they want to go, safely and efficiently and provide them with an experience that exceeds their expectations when they get there. No two customers or destinations or working days are ever the same.

If you have always had a passion for travel, then this course will give you an understanding of this fast-paced, ever-changing industry.

During the course you will study a range of units including:

  • Worldwide Travel and Tourism Destinations
  • Visitor Attractions
  • Interpersonal Skills for the Travel and Tourism Workplace
  • UK Travel and Tourism Destinations
  • Resort Representatives
  • Tour Operations
  • Travel Planning
  • Principles of Customer Service

Throughout the year you will meet industry professionals who will enhance your learning with their experience and advice. You will improve your knowledge of the world and also get to train in our excellent facilities, including a working check-in desk and a fully functioning section of an Airbus A320, in which you will practice working coach procedures and other scenarios.

You will also be invited to attend the World Travel Market industry trade show at the Excel Centre in London.

Assessment is varied comprising of the following:

  • On line examinations
  • Role plays
  • Short answer question sheets
  • Designing and developing industry manuals
  • Practical assessment such as transfer speeches and welcome meetings
  • Written assignments

What could I progress on to?

On completion of the course you could progress onto further study at Level 2 specialising in Air Cabin Crew; or progress on to Level 3 National Diploma in Travel and Tourism.

You may decide to start your career in the indiustry as a Retail Travel Consultant, Tour Guide, Holiday Advisor (holiday rep), Business Travel Agent, Cruise Ship Personnel, Hotel Personnel (UK and Overseas), Tour Operator Personnel, or in Conference and Event Management

A high level of personal grooming is required for this course. You will need approximately £270 to cover course-related trips, uniform and resources.

Additional Course Details for 19/20

  • Course code 3066
    Course name Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism
    Campus Station Plaza Campus
    Study mode Full-Time
    Start date 09/09/19
    Duration 36 week (s)

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Entry Level

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Vocational Level 1

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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

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