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Travel and Tourism Level 2 Extended Certificate at Darlington College

Course description

The Travel and Tourism industry continues to be one of the fastest growing sectors of the UK economy. It is a major employer of people in the UK and employs more people worldwide than any other industry. The largest growth market is currently the cruising industry. As a result the opportunities available in the industry are vast and can include: Overseas Resort Representatives, Tour Guides, Tourist Information Advisers, Air Cabin Crew, Travel Consultants and Events Organisers.

If you have not achieved a C grade or above in English or maths, you will as part of your course be required to work towards this as part of your study programme.  You will be given the opportunity to go on work experience at certain times during your course.

To develop your employability opportunities you may also be given enrichment classes. This may focus upon additional qualifications, industrial updating and career preparation.

Entry requirements

You will need 4 GCSEs at grades D-E, including English and maths, or a level 1 qualification in a relevant area.

You will be required to attend an interview at the college and we will request a school or college report.

Future opportunities

You can progress on to a Level 3 diploma, or seek work in overseas resorts.

You can also work within the tourism industry as a tour guide, travel representative, within events management, or in groundside aviation operations.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Darlington College directly.

Last updated date: 09 March 2016
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