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Travel & Tourism - NCFE Level 2 Travel & Tourism Ext Cert at North Kent College

Course description

Working in the travel industry can provide a truly satisfying career, especially if you enjoy working with people in a varied, exciting working environment. The NCFE Level 2 Ext Cert on Travel & Tourism course will suit you if you are highly motivated and are looking to combine classroom-based study with realistic practical role playing, outdoor activities and residential trips.

This introductory course will introduce you to the skills required for a career in any of the key travel and tourism areas such as cabin crew, working in a travel agency, holiday rep or event planning. The course is aimed at 16-18 year olds who have just completed their GCSEs, or are looking to get back into education to study in this expanding and desirable subject area.

Course content

Course Content - What will I learn? The course consists of 9 units. You will also study a functional skill in Maths and/or English.

Customer Service in Travel & Tourism,

Planning a Trip to a Visitor Attraction,

UK Travel & Tourism Destinations,

Schedule, Charter & Low Cost Airlines,

The Role of Cabin Crew,

Recommending a Package Holiday,

The Role of the Overseas Representative,

Planning & Participating in an Event,

Travel & Tourism Group Project

Entry requirements

Entry requirements?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course. However successful applicants must demonstrate a willingness to become involved in all aspects of travel and tourism including the practical as well as the theoretical. You should show a willingness to help and volunteer your time to assist the public.


How will I be assessed? A wide variety of assessments will be used. The NCFE programme will use continuous assessment rather than examinations and you will be able to track your performance as you work towards your targets. You will be encouraged to manage your own assessments and identify where you have met the required standards. Methods of assessment may include web blogs, presentations, practical demonstrations, posters, reports, leaflets, interviews and discussions. To facilitate assessment, you will be expected to devote personal time for your studies.

How will I be taught? The programme is taught through theoretical and practical training sessions supported by functional skills. Each lesson will provide you with assessment opportunities as you work to achieve your goals and targets. You will need an active passion for travel and tourism and your tutors will encourage you to discuss your own achievements as well as the issues in the wider world.

Financial information

Tuition Fees: 16-18 - free

19+ - £1650 Registration - £100 (19+ Students)

Other Costs (payable by all students): £20 Equipment £60 Trip deposit

This course may also attract additional costs, for example, kit, uniform or books, that all students will be required to pay. Please contact the College for further details.

Future opportunities

What progression options will I have?

The majority of learners progress onto a Level 3 course in Travel & Tourism. If you want to progress into employment the following areas would be suitable: travel agents, cabin crew training, holiday representatives and working in an airport.

Further information

Additional Courses* During the course, there will be opportunities to achieve other qualifications in addition to your main programme. These additional qualifications may include functional skills, work skills, first aid, and customer services.

What qualification will I gain? NCFE Travel and Tourism Extended Certificate L2

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.

Last updated date: 08 October 2018
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Course code: L7D119P
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  • Number of planned places: 20