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Travel & Tourism (City & Guilds) Diploma at Solihull College & University Centre

Course description

If you have completed the Level 1 Travel & Tourism Diploma or are eligible to get straight in to this Level 2 programme, you will learn in more detail about the travel and tourism industry, with greater emphasis on modules such as retail and customer service as well as being introduced to modules regarding visitor attractions, UK destinations and being a rep abroad.

Course content

During the course you will study the following:

- Customer Service,
- Retail Travel,
- Overseas Resort Reps,
- Visitor Attractions,
- UK Destinations.

Entry requirements

2 GCSE grades at D/3 or above.

Progression from a Level 1 course or above.

You will need to have a suitable reference and undertake a successful interview.

Assessment

To pass this course you will be assessed via practical assignments, course work and the UK Destinations unit will be an online exam.

Future opportunities

After completing the Level 2 course, students can progress on to the National Diploma Travel and Tourism course.
This will be subject to a successful interview and achieving a merit grade in your Level 2 course.

Further information

You will need to dress smartly and wear an appropriate uniform. You will be expected to attend day visits throughout the year and a residential trip during the summer term.

There will be an additional cost of £350 to cover the cost of all study visits for the academic year.

You will also be required to purchase a uniform, details of which will be given upon successful completion of the Welcome Day.

Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.

If you haven't achieved an A*/9 - C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

Solihull College and University Centre offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry, Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Solihull College & University Centre directly.

Last updated date: 11 November 2016
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      The Campus offers the highest quality teaching and support within a relaxed, student-focused atmosphere and a wide range of full and part-time courses. As well as further education courses we also offer a wide range of university accredited degrees, HNCs and HNDs.

      Every student at Blossomfield can access top-of-the-range IT resources in our Millennium Building, a substantial library, video and sound recording studios, hair and beauty salons, horticulture and animal care facilities and a superb language centre.

      All of this makes for a learning environment committed to student success.

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      Solihull's main bus and train station is a 10 minute walk from the campus with the number 6, 30, 49, 69, 76, 166, 173.174, 175, 519 bus routes stopping outside the College campus.

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