Travel and Tourism, Extended Certificate | Weston College

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September 2019
1 Year
Course code EC2TTPF1KN

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.


Entry Requirements

You’ll need four GCSEs at grade 3/D or above, or an industry-relevant Level 1 qualification.

Course Level

Level 2

iAn interview is required for this course.

Occupations related to Travel and Tourism, Extended Certificate

 

Hotel or accommodation manager/proprietor

Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hotels, hostels, lodging homes, holiday camps, holiday flats and chalets, and organise the domestic, catering, and entertainment facilities on passenger ships.

Average annual earnings: £19,656
Employment in region: 1,149 positions
 

Travel agency manager or proprietor

Travel agency managers and proprietors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources and activities of travel agencies and booking offices.

Average annual earnings: £25,409
Employment in region: 230 positions
 

Care escort

Care escorts accompany and transport adults and children with disability between their places of residence and other destinations and act as chaperones for under 16s engaged in theatrical, television and film productions.

Average annual earnings: £16,205
Employment in region: 466 positions
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What Our Students Say

Kirsty Cornish, Travel and Tourism


Kirsty Cornish

“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.

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