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Travel & Tourism Level 2 Diploma at West Herts College

Course description

The fast growing travel and tourism industry offers a wide rang of career opportunities. This course will expand your knowledge and understanding of the sector, preparing you for further study or work in the industry.

Course content

Develop your knowledge of the travel industry through key subject areas, such as:

  • Marketing in travel and tourism

  • Customer service

  • International travel and tourism destinations

  • Airports and airlines

  • UK travel destinations

Trips, visits and workshops bring the subject to life. Past activities have included visiting terminals 2 and 5 at Heathrow Airport and a cruise ship visit. You’ll also study English and maths and take part in GAP work placements to develop the skills sought after by employers.

Entry requirements

3 GCSEs (A*–D), or successful completion of Level 1 programme. You will also be required to attend a course introduction meeting.

Future opportunities

Successful students can progress on to the BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism or Aviation Operations. Possible careers include travel agent, tour operator, hotel receptionist or airline customer services as well as careers in the hospitality, event management and wedding coordinating.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 May 2016
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