Travel & Tourism City & Guilds Level 3 Extended Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College
This two year course is suitable for learners who are focused on gaining an in-depth knowledge of the tourism industry. Successful completion will enable progression onto higher education or employment. The course is designed to provide an insight into the exciting world of travel and tourism students have a unique opportunity to participate in a realistic working environment at our on site travel shop.
Areas of study will include subjects such as UK and Worldwide travel and tourism destinations, customer service, promotions and sales in travel and tourism. Further units of study could include: special interest tourism, airfares and ticketing, arranging business travel, cruises, conference and events, holiday park host and ski chalet hosts. As the course is designed to prepare students for industry we encourage high standards of personal presentation therefore travel and tourism students are expected to adhere to a prescribed dress code.
A minimum of 5 A*-C/ 4-9 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths or English
By realistic integrated vocational assignments, internally and externally assessed.
Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.
Successful students can progress onto the higher education or employment.
There are opportunities to undertake work experience in a fully operational Travel Shop. Students are encouraged to organise and participate in exciting residentials and visits to a variety of local attractions and tourism facilities, these excursions are designed to enhance the educational experience.
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.