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Travel & Tourism Level 2 Diploma at Oaklands College

Course description

A practical and work related course that will give you an overall appreciation of the UK Tourism Industry. You will benefit from developing a wide range of skills and gain sound knowledge which will equip you for a junior role within one of the most exciting industries.

Course content

The course aims to provide you with a specialist qualification that focuses on the travel and tourism industry. The qualification covers a wide range of topics from tourist attractions, promotion of tourism, how tourists travel in the UK, travel and tourism destinations in the UK, customer service and selling skills, team working and communication and activity tourism.

Entry requirements

Four GCSEs at grade D or above related work experience or a relevant level 1 course

You will need to have an interest in working with customers and be able to work as a part of a team to provide information and advice to tourists to help them experience all that the UK has to offer to them during their holiday or visit.

Assessment

Assessment is through a variety of methods. Formal written reports and assessments, multi choice papers, presentations, Interviews and practical assessments are all used on this course.

Financial information

The programme may involve an external trip yet to be confirmed. This may result in some additional cost to the student.

16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

Future opportunities

On successful completion of the course, you may progress onto the Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism at level 3 or seek employment in a tourism-related job. Appropriate future career steps may include tour operator work, holiday resort representatives, holiday park staff, visitor attraction staff, or work within the hospitality industry such as hotels and restaurants. Students over 19 should be aware that funding for this programme may be restricted and as such they are advised to contact the advice and guidance team at the college for more details and information

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Oaklands College directly.

Last updated date: 09 September 2016
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