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Travel Services College Diploma Level 3 at Colchester Institute

Course description

The College Diploma in Travel Services comprises of a set of recognised qualifications that will enable you to become familiar with different aspects of travel and tourism, and will ensure you have the up-to-date skills required by service providers in the travel industry today. The course consists of core qualifications and a chosen pathway for their career of your choice.

Travel Services NCFE Certificate Level 3
This qualification is a technical certificate with core units including: Worldwide Travel and Tourism Destinations, Special Interest Holidays, and Independent Travel.

Spanish AQA Entry Level 3
This is an introductory programme for students who are new to the language. Many employers within the tourism industry select employees who hold a qualification in a modern foreign language.

In addition to the above you will choose a pathway most suited to your career aspirations.

Pathway 1: Introduction to Cabin Crew NCFE Level 2
Designed for learners who would like to work as a cabin crew, it gives a true insight into all roles and responsibilities as a member of the crew.

Pathway 2: Resort Representatives NCFE Award Level 2
This qualification is endorsed by Thomas Cook, who will guarantee interviews to students that have successfully completed the course and have demonstrated excellent communication and learning skills at the company’s pre-screening test.

BTEC Customer Service Level 2

This qualification will give you the skills to effectively communicate with customers at a variety of levels within the travel and tourism sector.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs (grades A*-C) including English and maths, or satisfactory results in a relevant Level 2 qualification and appropriate English and maths qualifications, and an interview.

Future opportunities

There are several sectors offering career opportunities within the tourism industry, including travel agents, tour operators, hotels, transport, airports and airlines and tourist information services.

Students who already have appropriate academic qualifications could progress to higher education courses within leisure, hospitality, or business.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Colchester Institute directly.

Last updated date: 02 March 2016

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