Diploma in Travel & Tourism
One Year – Full time
Five GCSEs at grade 9-3 including English and Maths, or a full Level 1 qualification with a ‘stepping stone’ English and Maths qualification.
Travel and Tourism is the biggest industry in the world and encompasses a vast array of careers. This course provides a broad base for any career in travel and tourism. You will study a range of topics including resort representation, customer service, marketing, the cruise industry, activity tourism and worldwide travel destinations.
As part of your studies you will attend educational day visits to major UK cities and attractions and a two night UK residential. You will also undertake a week of industry-related work experience.
In addition there is an opportunity to achieve ‘accredited status’ offered through Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA).
You can progress on to the City and Guilds Level 3 Travel and Tourism or other courses such as Air Cabin Crew. Alternatively, you could seek employment in a junior trainee role in a travel agency, holiday resort, hotel or in a customer service position.