Travel and Tourism

Diploma Travel, Tourism & Aviation

Course Details

Subject Area
Travel, Tourism & Aviation
Age Group
16 - 18

Harpurhey Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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This course will be running at Harpurhey Campus from September 2022 however if you prefer to study at Wythenshawe Campus this will be running from September 2023.

Through our Level 2 Travel and Tourism qualification you'll develop your knowledge of the travel and tourism industry and learn about tourism destinations across the world.
You'll explore the role of a resort representative, learn about the events industry and discover the importance of customer service within the travel and tourism industry.
You'll also have the option to choose to study units that interest you such as Worldwide Travel and Tourism Destinations, Planning an Event, Event Review and Evaluation, Customer Service, Travel and Tourism Support Services, and Tourist Information Services.
As well as studying travel and tourism in depth, you'll also have the opportunity to experience the industry by carrying out at least one weeks work experience which may be at a travel agent, hotel, restaurant or tourist office.

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

There are no formal examinations as part of this course. You will be continually assessed as you progress through a range of different methods including reports, presentations, role play, group exercises and assessments.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners could progress on to our Level 3 Travel and Tourism qualification or into employment in the industry. This qualification could lead into a career as a Cruise Ship Representative, Holiday Representative, Tourism Manager, Tourism Officer, Tourist Information Centre Manager, Travel Agent, Travel Agency Manager, Travel Counsellor or Visitor Centre Manager.

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This course is fully funded for 16-18 year olds.

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Travel, Tourism & Aviation

The travel and tourism industry is absolutely huge and incredibly varied – in Manchester alone, tourism is worth around £7 billion to the local economy!

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