Travel & Tourism
Our travel and tourism courses are for students who enjoy working with people and have a passion for the travel industry. You will be taught by industry experts who have all had successful careers working as cabin crew, holiday representatives and travel agency managers. All our students have the opportunity to take part in visits to Manchester Airport, Blackpool Pleasure Beach and the Thomas Cook training centre.
Caroline Openshaw, Head of Travel & Tourism
"The course has given me the ability to get a head start with what to expect when I go on my training. The tutors are all really helpful and I feel like I have learnt so much."
Callum Kelly, Air Cabin Crew
Past students from the Travel and Tourism Diploma have chosen to specialise by progressing to become a holiday representative or to the Cabin Crew course. Career options in the travel and tourism industry include working in travel agencies, for tour operators as holiday representatives and for major UK airlines.
Your future career could be..
|Air Cabin Crew||£12,000 - £30,000|
|Airline Customer Sevice Agent||£13,000 - £40,000|
|Travel Agent||£14,000 - £40,000|
|Tour Manager||£16,000 - £30,000|
|Visitor Attraction Manager||£22,000 - £50,000|
Travel and Tourism Level 2 (A30025-A1A)
What do I need to join?
4 GCSEs at grade D/3 or higher including Maths or English OR a Level 1 related qualification PLUS grade D/3 or higher in Maths or English.
Entry criteria will be applied at the discretion of the course manager.
The UK tourism industry is one of the largest in the world. Tourism related employment accounts for 3.1 million jobs in the UK. The Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism is a one year programme of study which enables students to develop core knowledge of the travel and tourism industry. This course offers a taste of the types of employment opportunities available in the travel and tourism sector. Taught by industry experts, students will build foundation knowledge of the travel and tourism industry which can be applied to many occupations.
Who is this course for?
The course is suitable for school leavers who would like a career in the travel and tourism sector. It is also an ideal route into both Air Cabin Crew Level 2 and Travel and Tourism Level 3 courses.
For information, advice and guidance or to apply, please call Student Services 0800 306 306
Course Information Sheet