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Travel and Tourism Level 3 at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai

Course description

Are you looking for a career in travel and tourism? Would you like to prepare for a degree course in this field?

This programme provides with the advanced skills you need to work in the industry or progress into Higher Education. You will gain a broad understanding of the sector, along a range of specialist skills.

The course is ideal for students progressing from a relevant Level 2 qualification, or from GCSE studies. It is also suitable if you have a professional background and want to gain new skills. It provides you with multiple qualifications and a challenging programme of study. You will benefit from a period of work experience and from outside visits, both within the UK and abroad. This includes an international visit organised and booked by the class as part of one unit.

Course content

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Group work
  • Classroom based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • MOODLE (virtual learning environment)

Entry requirements

  • The minimum entry requirement is 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, preferably including Mathematics and English or Welsh (1st language), or
  • Travel and Tourism Level 2 (or equivalent) at Credit/Merit level
  • Other academic or professional backgrounds can be considered
  • Places on the programme are subject to successful interview.

Assessment

The programme will be assessed through a blend of the following:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation

Future opportunities

Completion of this course will provide a range of options in employment and education. The qualification is equivalent to three A Levels, whilst the Welsh Baccalaureate is equivalent to another A Level. These achievements will allow you to enter a variety of Higher Education courses at many institutions. If you wish to continue your studies in this subject, Grŵp Llandrillo Menai offer a BA Honours Degree in Management of Travel and Tourism, available at Rhos-on-Sea.

In employment, you will have gained advanced industry skills and qualities, allowing you to work in a range of careers, either immediately or after further training. This includes employment in local and regional tourism organisations, the national attractions market and the conference and events market, as well as overseas roles with airlines, resorts and tour operators. Alternatively, you could apply your skills to a marketing and sales role, or another profession.

Career opportunities
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Event Organiser
  • Holiday Representative
  • Hotel Manager
  • Tour Manager
  • Tourism Officer
  • Tourist Information Centre Manager
  • Travel Agency Manager

 

Further information

Programme code: 0802A03B

Bilingual:
Depending on the campus, students may be able to access elements of the programme in both English and Welsh through some programme learning materials being made available bilingually. Details will be provided to you at interview.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Grŵp Llandrillo Menai directly.

Last updated date: 06 October 2016

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