Essential information:

Title:

Level 3 - Travel and Tourism

Code:

104101/1/1

Start date:

11/09/2017

End date:

11/07/2018

Weekly hours:

15 hours per week

Location:

Dover

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What does this course involve?

You’ll explore the world of travel and tourism, looking at the many different aspects of the industry. This Study Programme will provide you with the skills and knowledge to work across a wide variety job roles. There are two pathways available: One Year Programme: You can study a one year intensive diploma that equips you to go straight into the workplace. The programme includes learning comprehensive skills in using reservation systems and software with the GDS Global software (the core software used in all reservation booking systems). The programme also includes an NCFE Level 2 qualification in Cabin Crew. Two Year Programme: The two year pathway allows you to develop the UCAS points to enter higher education and university, as well as equipping you to enter the workplace direct. The two year programme also allows you to gain additional qualifications in Air Cabin Crew and Aviation Operations. You can look forward to tourism linked work placements, visits from local industry experts and an international study visit. This Study Programme will include English and maths at an appropriate level, and it will support the development of skills towards employability and suitability to progress onto the next level of study.

Requirements

What qualifications do I need?

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at C grades or equivalent, including maths and English. Students may be able to progress from Level 2 vocationally related programmes.

Assessment

You will learn through practical and theoretical lessons and build a portfolio of work.

Fees & Costs

If you are 16-18yrs old at the start of the Study Programme, it will be free. There may be additional payments required for trips, visits and other materials. For adult learners (over 19) financial support towards the costs of your Study Programme may be available. Eligible students may be able to get help with course related costs such as travel, equipment and childcare.

If you are aged 19 and over an Advanced Learning loan may be available if you are studying at Level 3 and above. To find out if you’re eligible visit www.24plusmicrosite.com/eligible-tool.

Please contact Support Services for confirmation of all Study Programme fees quoted:

Dover Campus 01304 244333 (or e-mail dover@eastkent.ac.uk)

Please note: For those claiming state working age benefit this course is classed as part-time.

Opportunities

On successful completion you could gain employment or progress on to our HNC in Travel and Events Management.

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