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This course explores the travel and tourism industry, focusing on opportunities within the hotel industry. On this programme you will learn about worldwide travel destinations, customer service and selling skills, 'meet and greet', retail travel servicers, tourist information services, interpersonal skills, and work experience in the hotel industry. Students will also be given an enrichment opportunity to gain the on-line Book a Room system qualification.
Worldwide destinations, Meet and greet services, UK tourism, Skills for working in travel and tourism, Retail travel, Travel planning, tourist information services, visitor attractions, tour operations and interpersonal skills.
Research tasks, short-answer questions practical tasks and online e-assessments.
This course can lead to a Level 3 Diploma and job opportunities within the hotel or travel and tourism market.
Holiday representative, tour guide, hotels tourist information centre assistant, travel agent, or job opportunities at visitor attractions.
What can I earn in the travel and tourism industry?
When you're deciding what to study, it's important to think about where your course will lead. With a vocational qualification in travel and tourism, you'll be starting on a career path with lots of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example:
Cabin crew members start on around £19,000 a year and can earn £33,000 with 3-5 years' experience
Travel agents start at around £16,000 a year and can earn £24,000 with 3-5 years' experience
Hotel managers start at around £15,000 a year and can earn £24,000 with 3-5 years' experience
If you'd like to turn your passion for travel into a career, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our former students have taken up exciting roles such as cabin crew for EasyJet and Resort Rep for Kuoni UK in the Maldives ? and with the right training, there's no reason why you shouldn't follow in their footsteps.
4 GCSEs D-F / or 3-2 (in 2017 GCSEs)
Relevant Level 1 qualification with Merit or above
Relevant industry experience to Level 1 or above
Lessons, educational visits to visitor attractions and hotels, guest speakers, and workshops.
Process for Application
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