Travel and Tourism BTEC Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 at New College Nottingham
An exciting sector, travel and tourism is a tempting option for those interested in travel.
Covering a wide range of employment opportunities, studying in this sector could see you working for airlines, hotels, travel agents and tour operators. Plus you’ll be entering into one of the fastest growing industries in the UK.
Sound good? This course will provide you with the essential skills that you need to enter employment in this industry.
This course is also equivalent to one A Level, so you may wish to take other A Levels alongside it.
This course takes you through the skills needed to progress in the industry, teaching you the importance of working in a team and communicating effectively.
By completing this course you could benefit from local, regional and international opportunities in an exciting and vibrant industry. Roles you could go into include: travel advisor, travel agent, air travel assistant and many more.
The course provides you with an excellent grounding in the skills and knowledge needed for a career in the travel industry. Over the year you will study a range of different units all aimed at equipping you with the vital skills that employers are searching for.
Units you will study include;
- Long haul destinations
- Customer service
- Retail travel
- Holiday representatives
- Specialist tourism
You must have one of the following:
5 GCSEs at grades A*-C, including English or maths or equivalent
Level 2 qualification at merit, plus GCSE English or maths at grades A*-C
Equivalent qualifications - Functional Skills may be accepted in place of GCSE maths and/or English
If you are over 19 but have industry experience and do not have the necessary qualifications you are welcome to apply and will be considered for interview.
You will be asked to take part in an externally set scenario-based assessment alongside practical and written assignments.
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Level 3 City & Guilds Diploma in Travel & Tourism
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact New College Nottingham directly.