You can go on to study towards the Level 3 Travel and Tourism course if you have successfully gained Merit and Distinction grades in all units at level 2, and achieved functional skills English at level 2 and maths level 1 (minimum). The course has a strong vocational content and could be used to get a job within the travel and tourism, retail, or the hospitality industries.
What can this course lead to?
Who is it for?
The travel and tourism industry is made up of many elements, so there could be an ideal job within it waiting for you. As part of this level 2 course one of the main things you’ll focus on is providing excellent customer service to clients, so if you enjoy working with people, this is a brilliant choice!
What is covered?
Aside from gaining essential customer service skills, you’ll also study topics such as:
- UK and worldwide travel destinations
- Activity tourism
- Interpersonal skills
- Business travel planning
You will need to complete 35 hours of relevant work experience/placement during the year.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
4 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above and must include English and maths or a relevant level 1 qualification.
Assessment will be through a combination of:
- Online tests
- Study visit planning
A residential visit and other day trips will take place during the course. You will also be required to wear a travel and tourism uniform. Costs will be advised to you at the interview stage, for payment during the enrollment process.
As part of the course, you’ll get the chance to take part in various trips. You will be required to wear a travel and tourism uniform. Costs will be advised to you at the interview stage, for payment during the enrolment process.
Work experience gives young people who are studying a qualification practical experience which is directly related to their course, helping prepare them for the world of work. Work experience hours are an essential as part of your study programme throughout the academic year in a relevant working environment, you will need to provide evidence for a DBS application funded by college, support is available gain a relevant placement.