Travel & Tourism Diploma – Level 3

The travel and tourism sectors continue to be one of the fastest growing employment sectors in the UK and, consequently, offer a huge range of exciting and difference career opportunities.

This qualification will enable you to develop the high level work and life skills which are essential for working within such a fast paced and expanding industry. Concentrating on customer service, management and people skills, this Level 3 diploma will see you fly high over the competition, putting you in an excellent position to secure a role travelling the world.

In addition to the course criteria, you will also have the opportunity to complete a variety of industry specific qualifications, including Cabin Crew and Resort Representatives.

  • What will be studied

    This two year course will see you cover a vast amount of content, including:-

    • Investigating Travel and Tourism
    • UK and European long-haul destinations
    • Advanced customer service
    • The key elements of marketing
    • Events, conferences and exhibitions
    • Retail travel operations
    • Long-haul travel
    • Manging visitor attractions
    • Tour operation management
    • Partake in a residential
  • What are the entry requirements?

    In order to be considered for this rewarding course, you will be required to:

    • Have 4 GCSE grades at 4 or above, including English and maths
    • Have excellent people skills
    • Have a passion for travel and exploring new places
    • Be able to proactively work within a team and independently
    • Have a strong work ethic

    You will be required to attend an interview to ascertain your suitability for the course.

  • Where does this course lead to?

    On successful completion of this qualification you will be able embark on an exciting variety of routes; you will be able to advance to university to continue your study at HND level, gain an apprenticeship or,

    alternatively, you will be able seek employment as

    • Cabin crew
    • Resort rep
    • Travel consultant
    • Work on a cruise ship
    • Hotel work
    • Within the conference and Event industry

    Our lecturers will be on hand to guide and assist you, making sure you have a solid plan in place once you leave Kidderminster College

  • What qualifications will be gained?

    Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism

  • How will this course be delivered?

    This practical based course will be delivered through:-

    • Presentations
    • Task-based exercises
    • Practical demonstrations
    • 1:1 support
    • Tutorials and lectures

    This course will be delivered over four days at the Main Campus and will require an additional one day self-study.

    You will also utilise our onsite state of the art flight cabin simulator.

    Classes generally run between 9am-5pm but may vary.

    Timetables will be given to all students during enrolment and induction week.

    Alongside this course there will be several day trips and a residential trip.

    You will also be required to complete a work placement which the college will organise on your behalf.

  • How will I be assessed?

    You will complete a range of tasks including

    • Essays
    • Individual research
    • Group presentations
    • On-line multiple choice exams
    • Display boards
    • Role-plays
    • Case studies
  • How to get a place?
  • Other Information:

    Students aged 19+ will be subject to fees. Student finance offers help with Advanced Learner Loans and support to students, please contact Student Services on 01562 512003 or email studentservices@kidderminster.ac.uk for more information and advice.

    As part of this two year qualification, there will be several day trips and a residential

    Whilst on this course we would expect you to bring equipment to classes to assist with completing lesson takes, such as:-

    • Pens
    • Pencils
    • Memory stick
    • Notepad
  • Exam Board:
    Edexcel & Pearson
  • WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

    On successful completion of this qualification you will be able embark on an exciting variety of routes; you will be able to advance to university to continue your study at HND level, gain an apprenticeship or,

    alternatively, you will be able seek employment as

    • Cabin crew
    • Resort rep
    • Travel consultant
    • Work on a cruise ship
    • Hotel work
    • Within the conference and Event industry

    Our lecturers will be on hand to guide and assist you, making sure you have a solid plan in place once you leave Kidderminster College

Deliveries

Start Date : September 2020 End Date : June 2022 Fee : N/A
Day : N/A Time : N/A Fee Description : N/A Duration : 2 Years
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