Travel and tourism

Overview

For people thinking about an exciting career in travel and tourism, this course will help you progress towards your goal. Exploring the travel and tourism industry, the programme will enable you to learn about worldwide travel destinations, customer service and selling skills, retail travel servicers, tourist information services and interpersonal skills, as well as functional skills in mathematics and English. In addition you will be given an enrichment opportunity to gain the on-line Viewdata and Galileo systems qualifications used by major retail agents and tour operators.

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 travel and tourism market.

Career Options

Holiday representative, tour guide, hotels tourist information centre assistant, travel agent, and 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 below.


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Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £1,287 p/ year
24+ £1,287 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

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