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Travel and tourism

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Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 10/09/2018
End Date 05/07/2019

Fees and Finance

16-18 Free
19-24 £1,287 p/ year
24+ Please Enquire
International £7,920 p/ year

Funding

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Overview

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.

Unit Breakdown

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.

Assessment Method

Research tasks, short-answer questions practical tasks and online e-assessments.

Progression Opportunities

This course can lead to a Level 3 Diploma and job opportunities within the hotel or travel and tourism market.

Career Options

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. To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/travel-and-tourism or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry Requirements

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

Facilities

Lessons, educational visits to visitor attractions and hotels, guest speakers, and workshops.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location above.

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Email: For general enquiries please contact us at info@lscollege.ac.uk.  For application enquiries please contact us at apply@lscollege.ac.uk  

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Lewisham Southwark College, Lewisham Way, London SE4 1UT

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