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Travel and tourism - City and Guilds Diploma in Travel and Tourism level 2 at Kirklees College, Huddersfield Centre

Course description

This course is designed to give you an
overview of the travel and tourism industry
and is ideal for students who want to look at
a range of potential future jobs. The range of
units available to you allow you to explore the
interesting world of travel, tourism and aviation
and set your career in the right direction.

Course content

You will study the following units.
• Travel and tourism industry,
• Understanding and developing customer
service skills,
• Nature and effect of world travel,
• Marketing in travel and tourism,
• European holiday destinations,
• Preparation for employment in travel and
tourism,
• Holiday planning,
• Exploring airports and airlines.
 
You will also study the following additional
qualifications:
• English and maths should you not hold a
GCSE grade C or above in these subjects,
• NCFE Level 2 Award in Resort
Representation.
 
Alongside your subject sessions you will have a
weekly tutorial with your course tutor who will
work with you to ensure you are as successful
as possible and track your progress.
 
This programme has a UK based residential
planned. Previous students have been to the
Lake District, Edinburgh, London and Blackpool.
Trip fees are charged for trips and visits.
Financial support may be available from college
depending on your personal circumstances –
further information will be available at interview.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 GCSEs with the following grades: English 3 and maths at 2 or above, and 2 other GCSEs grade 3 or above.

Assessment

As with all our courses, this is portfolio based
and will include a range of tasks. Some of these
will be practical assessments, role plays, written
reports and some portfolio development.
 
You will also get the opportunity to work within
the Mock Air Cabin and you’ll also be expected
to help out in Travel, Tourism and Aviation
events throughout the year.

Financial information

As a full time student you should not need to pay any course or examination fees (under 19).

There may be a cost for equipment, educational visits, printing etc.

Future opportunities

What’s next?
• City and Guilds Diploma in Travel and
Tourism level 3,
• City and Guilds Diploma in Aviation
Operations level 3, or
• City and Guilds Diploma in Resort
Representation.
Important facts:
• Pass rate on this course is 100 per cent.
• 75 per cent of students on this course have
progressed onto other Travel and Tourism
programmes.

Further information

info@kirkleescollege.ac.uk
01484 437070

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How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 26 September 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year

Venues

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    • The Huddersfield Centre opened in September 2013 and is fitted with state of the art equipment.
       
      The new centre offers:
       
      Nine floors of classrooms and workshops, gym, training restaurants, hair and beauty salons, mock air cabin simulator, student services, ATM machines, free wi-fi and much more.