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Travel & Tourism Level 2 Diploma at Heart of Worcestershire College

Course description

This intermediate course is a great first step into the world of travel and tourism. It mixes classroom-based learning with some great hands-on experience. Our course begins with an overview of the travel and tourism industry and you will learn about the different job roles available to you in this sector. You will also explore local visitor attractions and key destinations across the UK and Europe. Our supportive, knowledgeable team have extensive industry experience extending over Travel Retail, Overseas Resort Operation, Cabin Crew, Cruising, Conference and Event Organisation, Tourist Information Centre, Adventure Tourism and Hospitality roles.

Entry requirements

You will need at least two GCSE grades A-c in academic subjects including a minimum grade D in English language. You will also need to be passionate about travel and tourism, and eager to learn new skills! We will ask you to complete a piece of work and bring it along to discuss at your interview.

Assessment

You will complete one online exam and a range of written assignments, presentations and practical activities. Your attendance will be split over four days and you will be expected to carry out private study at home or in our study centre.

Future opportunities

With GSCE grade C English and maths, you can apply for our Diploma in Travel and Tourism, Level 3,followed by a Foundation Degree in Travel and Tourism Management. There will be many job opportunities open to you in this ever expanding industry. You could work in a Travel Agency, become an Overseas Holiday Representative or train as a member of Air Cabin Crew. Or why not become a Tour Guide, Tourism Officer or work as a Children’s Activity Worker on a Cruise liner? Whichever route you choose to follow, you will have the opportunity to travel all over the world, explore new cities and immerse yourself in some fascinating cultures.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Heart of Worcestershire College directly.

Last updated date: 29 September 2016

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    • Spires Theatre

      Always dreamed of being on stage? Look no further, our Performing Arts department boasts a professionally equipped theatre in St. Andrews' building with a state-of-the-art computerised lighting system, sound systems and multiple stages and seating positioning, giving you a platform to showcase your talent. As a Performing Arts student you will have the chance to participate in a variety of productions throughout the year. 

      The View

      Feeling peckish? The View is a place for you to grab a coffee, stop for a light snack or sit down for a full meal. It boasts a vast and ever-changing menu of freshly prepared snacks, meals, soups and cakes made by our Chefs and catering students. Looking out over the River Severn, The View is the place in college to meet friends over coffee, relax with a book over cake, or sit down for some enjoyable, wholesome, home-cooked food without any of the effort of cooking or preparing it yourself.

      Starbucks

      Make time for a milky latte and visit our Starbucks counter in The View. We have the only one in Worcester City Centre! So come sit back, warm up and relax with a cappuccino, or even grab a berry frappe to go!

      Nursery

      Our nurseries provide a happy, secure and stimulating place where learning through play is purposeful and fun! Our bright and spacious nurseries offer a wide range of flexible childcare for children aged 3 months to 5 years old. The nurseries are recognised as 'outstanding' by Ofsted who also praised the training received by staff, and the atmosphere that the children enjoy.

      St Dunstan's

      St Dunstan's is a state-of-the-art building dedicated to our creative arts and hair and beauty provision in Worcester. Short-listed for the prestigious AJ Retrofit Awards, this modern building is home to our hair and beauty salon, art and design studios and coffee shop making it the perfect place for students to explore their creative side. Our hair and beauty salon, Fountains is open to members of the public.