The Travel and Tourism industry is one of the most rapidly changing industries. There are a diverse range of jobs to suit a wide range of people and skills.

This qualification will allow you to investigate a range of areas within the industry. It will not only focus on worldwide destinations but now look to importance of UK travel whilst highlighting the business side of the industry. This course will challenge you to work independently and as a team. You will be required to present and produce assignment work to a high standard, you will need to be willing to work hard, be resilient and undertake work placement throughout the year.

Over the course of the year you will study the following units:

  • Customer service in travel and tourism
  • The UK travel and tourism industry
  • Travel and tourism destinations
  • Organising an event
  • The Impact of tourism on a host community
  • Airports and airlines
  • UK purpose built attractions.

Lessons will include both teacher and learner-led activities that will see you learn through a variety of approaches such as lectures, industry workshops, online activity, presentations and group activity. Assessment will vary but will largely be through written assignments, role plays and presentation.

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School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies.

If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. Find more information on Advanced Learner Loans on our website.

If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived:

  • Universal Credit
  • Income Support

You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course).

* If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement.

It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.

For any questions about fees, remissions and entitlements, please contact our helpful Careers Team on 01329 815 200.