Travel and Tourism Diploma Level 2 at Boston College
This course is designed to provide you with a variety of skills for the world’s biggest industry, preparing you for satisfying and rewarding employment in the enormous range of occupations in travel and tourism.
This 1 year course combines class work with opportunities to visit tourist attractions and other venues.
You will study the following units during the year:
- Interpersonal skills for travel and tourism workplace
- Principles of customer service in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism
- UK transportation for travel and tourism
- Travel and tourism support services
- Visitor attractions
- Resort representatives
- Promotional activities in travel and tourism
- Travel planning
- Activity tourism in the UK
- Introduction to the cruise industry
Your study programme will also include:
- Functional Skills/GCSE in English and Maths
- Enterprise and work experience
Visits to travel and tourism businesses will be part of the course. Some trips and activities are mandatory to enable assessment of some units to be undertaken in a relevant environment.
You will also undertake a period of work experience which will be extremely useful in preparing you for your next steps in either employment or education.
4 GCSEs at grades D or above (New GCSE grade - 3 or above) including English and Maths (or equivalent), plus a good reference and suitable aptitude for the industry.
Assessment is through production of a portfolio of evidence. On successful completion you will be awarded a Pass, Merit or Distinction.
You are required to buy an atlas which will be supplied by the College.
You may wish to purchase stationery.
There may also be opportunities for you to attend trips both in England and Abroad, however these depend on availability.
Students who are successful on their course can progress to the Travel and Tourism Subsidiary Diploma Level 3 or other Level 3 courses within the College. Career opportunities are available within the travel and tourism industry.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Boston College directly.