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Overview

Title: Travel and Tourism

Pathway: Transport and Logistics

Available Study Options:
Full Time Print

Study Option

There are currently no other study options available for this course.

What will I study?

If you are planning a career in the Travel and Tourism industry, our courses are for you. 

Travel & Tourism Level 1

This course covers:

  • Customer service in Travel & Tourism
  • UK Travel Industry
  • UK Tourism Industry
  • Locational Geography
  • Preparing for Employment
  • Travel & Tourism Itineraries
  • Accessible Travel & Tourism.

Level 2 Travel & Tourism

This course covers:

Cabin Crew 

  • The Role Of Cabin Crew
  • Airline Emergency Procedures

Aviation 

  • Passengers with Special Requirements
  • Aviation Communication
  • Health & Safety Within Aviation
  • Aviation Security

Level 3 Travel & Tourism

This course covers:

  • Investigating the Cruise Industry
  • Special Interest Holidays & Independent Travel
  • Package Holidays
  • Worldwide Adventure Tourism
  • Tourism in the UK
  • Developing an Entertainment Programme
  • Development of Products & Services
  • Holiday Parks
  • Developing People in Travel & Tourism
  • Work Placement in Travel & Tourism
  • Tour Operators Products & Services
  • Overseas Resort Representatives
  • Overseas Resort Operations
  • Ancillary Sales & Services
  • Worldwide Travel & Tourism Destinations
  • Tourism in the UK

How will I be assessed?

The course is assessed by:

  • Examinations
  • Practical
  • Written work
  • Interviews
  • Presentations
  • IT assignments
  • Role Play
  • Reports

What will this lead to?

Travel & Tourism Industry comprises many different industries and sub-industries, including accommodations, transport, travel agent, currency exchange, tour operators and tourist boards. The sector also includes visitor attractions such as museums, theme parks, zoos and heritage sites. Associated with hotels and core business operations are conferences and events, which provide considerable year-round employment opportunities.

You will have the opportunity to take part in a week work experience within an industry based environment, here you will develop transferable skills, such as communication and teamworking,  understand how organisations work and bring a job you have read about to life,  building confidence in interacting with adults.

Progression routes include higher level courses, apprenticeships or industry employment, such as cabin crew, travel agent, hotel management, cruise ship jobs and much more.

Entry requirements

Entry Level Courses : 
Skills for Life & Work 
No formal qualifications are required for this course, although evidence of personal progression from previous education establishments would be beneficial.  
These courses are specifically designed for learners with a special educational need (SEND). 

Skills & Employability  
English & maths GCSE Grades G-U / 1 or English & maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3  

Full Time ESOL
No formal qualification are required for this course, you will recieve an offer of a place subject to passing an assessment;

Full Time GCSE Re-sit Study Course
You will receive an offer of a place on the course subject to passing an assessment. 

Full Time Level 1 Course 
English & Maths GCSE Grades E-G/1- 2 or English & Maths Functional Skills Entry Level 3. 

Full Time Level 2 Course 
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade D/3 including English and Maths or a vocational qualification Level 1 in the chosen subject, plus GCSE grade D/3 in both English and Maths. 
English & Maths Functional Skills Level 1 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSEs.  

Full time Level 3 Course
Minimum of 4 GCSEs at grades A-C/4-9 (including English and Maths) or a vocational qualification Level 2 in the chosen subject,
English & Maths Functional Skills Level 2 will be accepted as an alternative to GCSEs in some subject areas.  

T Level 
Minimum of 4 GCSE passes but English and Maths GCSE must be Grade 4 or above. 
T levels in Science and Healthcare Science will also require a minimum of a grade 4 in a GCSE Science subject.

 

How to apply

You can apply for this programme via the Apply Now button, at the top.

If this course area is available as an apprenticeship, this will show under 'Study Option' on the right-hand side, just below the Apply Now button. You can view all of our apprenticeship vacanices and subjects by clicking the 'Apprenticeships' in the top menu.

Cost

If you are aged between 16 and 18 when you start your course and are taking a course leading to a qualification, the tuition and exam fees are free. However, there may be some additional costs for optional trips, recommended text books and professional start up kits. We have a bursary scheme to assist with these costs.

  • If you're aged 19 or over, you may be eligible for funding towards your course fees. It will depend on your personal circumstances and will be discussed at enrolment. You will be asked to bring documentation with you when you are invited to enrol.
  • If you are aged 19 and over and study Maths or English and do not already hold a C grade/4 or higher in the subject that you are studying, you will get the course for free.
  • If you have any queries please contact us on 0161 785 4039 or email admissions@oldham.ac.uk

What happens next?

It is important that you come along and speak to one of our staff about your choice/s.

Once we receive your application, you will be invited in to speak to a tutor or a member of the Apprenticeship team to discuss your application.

This will provide you with the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course/Apprenticeship and to see our facilities.

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