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Travel & Tourism Diploma - St Austell
Level 2 • Full-time • Cornwall College St Austell
Do you dream of working overseas as a resort rep, cabin crew member, a stewardship onboard a cruise ship or perhaps being a local tour guide? Just to mention a few! If so, this is the course for you!
Delivered at Cornwall College St Austell, our qualification consists of a range of units that enable you to learn, develop and practice skills required for employment. These include holiday parks, tour operator companies, travel agencies, tourist information centres, tourist attractions, cruise line companies, conference events organisations and airlines.
Learners studying with us have the opportunity to take overseas trips as well as UK city and coastal breaks. Destinations we’ve travelled to before include Paris, New York, Barcelona, London and many locations within the UK.
We are focused on our learners having real-life experiences and seeing the industry for themselves; therefore, we provide our learners with many days-trips throughout the academic year. Recent day trips-include Tintagel, Wadebridge, Padstow, Mevagissey, St Ives, Plymouth, Exeter and many more. Learners take part in different events, including the Padstow Christmas Festival.
Here at Cornwall College St Austell, we develop your interpersonal skills, confidence, self-esteem to enable you to deliver excellent customer service, making you more employable and ready for the workplace. Some of the units we deliver include International Travel and Tourism Destinations, Factors Affecting Worldwide Travel and Tourism, The Development of Travel and Tourism in the UK, The UK Travel and Tourism Sector, Delivering the Travel and Tourism Customer Experience, Overseas Holiday Operations, Holiday Representatives and The Cruise Industry.
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Cornwall College St Austell Travel and Tourism
Would you like to be a member of cabin crew, overseas resort rep or ski chalet host, to name a few? Then if so, this is the course for you! Come and join us on our Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism.
Our qualification consists of a range of units. That enable you to learn, develop and practice skills required for employment in aviation, rail, holiday parks, tour operator companies, travel agencies, tourist information centres, tourist attractions, cruise line companies or conference events organisations.?
The tourism industry consists of many processes, systems and activities which enable tourists to enjoy their experience whilst away from home. This course focuses specifically on developing your knowledge and skills to be able to work in this ever-growing sector by exploring and going behind the scenes to identify the elements that make up the tourism industry. Economically tourism is one of the most important industrial activities in the world. More than 1 billion people take international tourist trips every year, and this number is increasing year on year. Tourism accounts for over 10% of global GDP and one in every 11 jobs. We have high success rates, and you can see on our social media feeds that many of our learners are now working as cabin crew, travel advisers, overseas resort reps, on cruise ships and in the rail industry.
When people say “the world is your oyster” the tourism industry and tourism jobs are one of the only sectors that enables you to travel and explore the world whiles you are working. The course focuses on developing your academic abilities, customer service skills, interpersonal skills, self-confidence, self-esteem, time management and leadership skills, making you more employable and ready to excel in the tourism industry.
The whole world awaits you when you study this course. So, if you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career in the travel and tourism industry, whether that’s as a cabin crew member, an overseas resort representative, a travel agent, a ski chalet host, a receptionist in hotels and holiday parks, or you want to work on a cruise ship, or event management, this course is perfect for you.
We work closely with travel and tourism organisations to ensure you have the relevant skills needed by employers. As part of our Travel and Tourism Training Suite we have a cabin crew training replica, overseas resort representative training venue, tourist information point and reception for you to practice the skills you need. Our students also experience working on a BAC 1-11 aircraft at the Cornwall Heritage Aviation Centre.
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 career. For those looking to enhance their CVs, we have partnered up with specialist organisations such as Falmouth Events, The National Trust, St Ives Bay Holiday Park and Cornwall Aviation Heritage Centre. Swissport (airport ground handling services) also endorses our cabin crew qualification.
Students take part in high profile events, like the Tall Ships Regatta, Falmouth Oyster Festival and the Padstow Christmas Festival. Students also have the opportunity to travel on a UK or overseas residential study visit; recent destinations include Barcelona, Paris, Disneyland and London. Other visits include Newquay Airport, the Eden Project, Heartlands, Flambards, St Ives, Pendennis Castle, St Michaels Mount, Lanhydrock, Bude and Land’s End. Plus, there is the chance to make the most of opportunities as they arise, such as going on board a cruise ship visiting Falmouth and to also take part in local, tourism related, community activities.
What our students say…
"The course is really well organised and we have a balance of theory and also fun practical assessments and trips to develop our industry skills." - Chloe, Level 3 Diploma student
"The staff team really develop our independence and leadership skills on the Extended Diploma. We are also working alongside industry professionals to develop links that will help with our careers" - Alisha, Level 3 Extended Diploma student
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