Want to travel the world and be a part of a vibrant exciting industry? Travel and Tourism is one of the fastest growing sectors in the UK and abroad, with this industry offering you exciting and fulfilling career opportunities.
No formal qualifications are required, however applicants should have basic Literacy and Numeracy skills.
While studying the Level 2 Travel and Tourism at the college, you will cover a range of topics such as the Business Environments of Travel and Tourism, Investigating the UK Travel and Tourism Sector and Destinations and Customer Service/Experience.
Exams and coursework required
Successful completion of the Level 2 will enable you to progress onto the BTEC Level 3 Diploma or directly into employment.
01 August 2024 - 31 July 2025
Job holders in this unit group plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the activities and resources of hotels, hostels, lodging homes, holiday camps, holiday flats and chalets, and organise the domestic, catering, and entertainment facilities on passenger ships.
Travel agency managers and proprietors plan, organise, direct and co-ordinate the resources and activities of travel agencies and booking offices.
Care escorts accompany and transport adults and children with disability between their places of residence and other destinations and act as chaperones for under 16s engaged in theatrical, television and film productions.
Travel agents advise travellers upon travel arrangements, make bookings and receive payment for travel arrangements made.
Air travel assistants issue travel tickets and boarding passes, examine other documentation, provide information and assistance at airport terminals and look after the welfare, comfort and safety of passengers travelling in aircraft.
Rail travel assistants issue, collect and inspect travel tickets, provide information and assistance to railway passengers, operate train doors, and perform a variety of duties on station platforms in connection with the arrival and departure of trains and the movement of goods and passengers, and on trains to ensure the safety and comfort of passengers.
Workers in this unit group perform a variety of leisure and travel service occupations.