Travel & Tourism
If you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career in the travel and tourism industry, whether you want to join a local attraction, operate your own travel agency, see the world on-board a cruise ship or be part of the cabin crew for a national airline, then we have the right course for you. As well as delivering a wide range of skills and knowledge, our industry focus and employability ethos means that we have some of the best connections and partnerships to really help boost your careers. For those looking to enhance their CV’s, we have partnered up with specialist tour operator Mark Warner, giving the right students the chance to work in one of their overseas holiday resorts. While completing this course, you’ll cover things like: Worldwide travel and tourism destinations, Air fares and ticketing, Travel representative, Holiday representative, Tour guiding and Tour operator. Our students have won national competitions, traveled all over the world supporting great charities, helped design travel guides for regional projects and take part in some high profile events, like the Tall Ships Regatta and Falmouth Oyster Festival. We have our own mock airplane cabins which simulate working on-board an aircraft and we offer great progression and dedicated workshops for specialist careers including tour and resort operations.
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You are interested in a career in the travel and tourism sector or are looking for a stepping stone to further study in this field.
four GCSEs at grade D or 3, including English and mathematics, or an equivalent qualification.
From core modules giving you key industry skills such as communication, customer service and sales knowledge, plus aviation, travel agency operations and the UK tourism industry.
Continual assessment throughout your course including; role plays, practical work, written assessments, group work and direct observation.
The opportunity to study for additional qualifications in event planning and resort operations.
An apprenticeship or further study such as our Travel & Tourism City & Guilds Diploma Level 3 or our Travel & Tourism City & Guilds Extended Diploma Level 3.
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.