Travel and Tourism courses
Work with businesses and on real-life projects to get a head start in the industry.
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Travel and Tourism, Extended Certificate
What will I do on this course?
You’ll explore the dynamic world of travel and tourism. This Level 2 Travel and Tourism course includes a range of units that will prepare you for a wide range of careers within the industry. These include the UK travel and tourism sector, UK travel destinations, customer service, international destinations, business and marketing of travel and tourism.
You’ll have the opportunity to get work-related experience in the travel and tourism, holiday representative and cruising sectors. The College has links with local and national employers, and you’ll get to visit them to understand how they work. We’ll also work with you to develop your English and maths skills.
How will I be assessed?
We’ll assess your practical activities, group work, presentations, coursework, online assessments and examinations.
What could I do after this course?
You could enter into a variety of roles in the travel and tourism industry, or increase your skills by progressing to a Level 3 course at Weston College.
Five GCSEs at grade 2 and above with at least two at grade 4 or a Level 1 qualification.
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What Our Students Say
Kirsty Cornish, Travel and Tourism
“I enjoyed the trip to San Francisco, it broadened my knowledge and ideas for the future”
Former school: Backwell
Course: Travel and Tourism
What next? Kirsty aims to become a holiday rep in Spain.