Travel and Tourism

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    This course gives you the opportunity to learn about the travel and tourism industry in far greater detail and achieve a professional level of knowledge that will make you industry ready. You will study: • Travel and Tourism; home and abroad • Customer service and Marketing • Entertainment for holidaymakers • Special interest tourism.

    "Governors, leaders and managers provide an ambitious vision that transfers successfully into high-quality education and training.” (Ofsted, 2013)

    This is an in-depth course which is equivalent to studying A-levels. There are four core units which include Investigating Travel and Tourism, the Business of Travel and Tourism, the UK as a Destination, and Customer Service in Travel and Tourism. There are also additional units that include Roles and Responsibilities of Holiday Reps, Entertainment for Holidaymakers, Long haul Travel Destinations as well as gaining work experience. Learners participate in a range of enrichment activities including airline cabin crew training with JARE training, visits to tourist attractions, and experiences of the travel and tourism industry. The tutors who work at Gloucestershire College all come with years of industry experience and still have strong ties with the sector. You can rest assured that all your units are relevant to the workplace, and the course is highly recognised amongst employers and universities. What’s more, the College has invested money into creating the right learning environment for you, so you’ll benefit from spacious, airy classrooms and a unique aircraft simulation room where you can put your customer service knowledge into practice. The Level 3 Travel and Tourism course offered at Gloucestershire College has developed suitably qualified people into this burgeoning industry. So far, past students have found jobs at Gloucestershire Airport, Thomas Cook, Virgin Holidays, Easyjet and at exclusive resorts across the world.

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Course Variant

Travel and Tourism

Level 3



Start Date

September 2018 (TBC)

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What You Will Pay

Please contact Student Services on 0345 155 2020 for pricing information.

Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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