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Travel and Tourism Level 2 Diploma at South Gloucestershire and Stroud College*

Course description

This level 2 qualification provides a detailed study of the Travel and Tourism industry. The qualification is designed to provide you with a solid understanding of the tourism industry and the additional skills needed to progress user onto the next study level or to secure employment.

Course content

You will study a range of subjects to give you an insight into the industry, including:

  • Worldwide and UK destinations
  • Principles of customer service in hospitality, leisure, travel and tourism
  • Travel and tourism support services and visitor attractions.

Entry requirements

The minimum entry requirement for this course is 4 GCSEs at grade 3 (grade D), preferably in core subjects such as Maths and English, or you may have already achieved a Level 1 Pass in Travel and Tourism plus 2 Functional Skills at Entry 3 or above.


All learning is premised on real-life vocational examples. This means that you will fully participate in your educational experience. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a range of educational visits, ranging from day trips to residential visits in the UK and oversees. Assessment will be predominantly coursework based but some of the units will be examination assessed.

Future opportunities

If you would like to continue with your studies in this field, you can progress on to a Level 3 Travel and Tourism or Level 3 Business course or you may wish to consider our bespoke course in Air Cabin Crew.

There are a wide range of jobs in the travel and tourism or hospitality industries and this course will more than prepare you for those jobs. However, you may also wish to consider an apprenticeship or employment in a different field as many of the skills you learn are transferable to other sectors too.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Gloucestershire and Stroud College* directly.

Last updated date: 24 January 2017
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