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Travel, Tourism and Events
Travel, Tourism and Events

Travel, Tourism and Events Level 2

Level 2
Gloucester

Course Overview

Full Time
Certificate

This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in the travel, tourism and events industry.

You will learn about the various aspects of the industry including the planning, development, and implementation of travel, tourism and events.

The course will provide insight into the different types of activities involved in the industry such as:

  • Marketing
  • Public relations
  • Sales
  • Customer service
  • Financial management

 Additionally, the course will cover topics such as:

  • UK travel
  • Cultural considerations
  • Customer service practices
  • Professional development and event skills

By the end of the course, you will have developed the skills needed to effectively plan, organize, and deliver at travel, tourism and events.

  • Typical Entry Criteria

    • Three GCSE subjects at Grade 3 and above:

      Gloucestershire College welcome any other/combinations of relevant qualifications that are comparable and/or equivalent to the typical course entry requirements.

      For 19+ applicants that do not have recognised qualifications may still meet course entry requirements through alternative methods of assessment at the College’s discretion.

      All queries regarding course entry criteria including the equivalency of qualifications and exceptional extenuating circumstances should be directed by email to the Admissions Department through applications@gloscol.ac.uk.

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Travel, Tourism and Events Level 2

What You Will Pay

British and European Union students

Age: 16-18

You will pay

£370

for your course

This includes the following fees:

Events: £370

Your course could be free of charge as you may be eligible for financial support to help pay your tuition fees, travel, exams, materials or childcare.

When you enrol you’ll need to pay any course fees for the first year, which you can do by direct debit, cash, debit card or credit card.

Please contact us for more information.

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British and European Union students

Age: 19+

Costs start at

£1,355

for your course

This includes the following fees:

Events: £370

Exam: £145

Your course could be free of charge as you may be eligible for financial support to help pay your tuition fees, travel, exams, materials or childcare.

When you enrol you’ll need to pay any course fees for the first year, which you can do by direct debit, cash, debit card or credit card.

Please contact us for more information.

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If you would like to apply for this course, please add it to your shortlist. You may then add further courses to your shortlist or continue to complete your application.

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Overseas students

Please contact us to discuss your fees for this course

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The travel and tourism industry is an exciting sector to work in. Previous students have gone on to secure jobs at Gloucestershire Airport, Virgin Holidays, EasyJet and at many exclusive resorts across the world.

Courses include the opportunity to undertake enrichment trips and plenty of work experience. Travel and tourism students are also provided with first-class facilities, such as an aircraft simulation room with a genuine plane body inside which offers a hands on experience. After completing your studies with us, the world is literally yours to explore! You could become a travel agent, cabin crew, tourist information officer or holiday rep, among many other career options.

Student Stories

Lily Ballinger

I’ve learnt so many transferable skills. I’ve got a lot more knowledge now, with how to do things in any job. Things like customer service, how to treat customers, time management. The student mentors, teachers and everyone at college has been so supportive. I loved it! It is one course, but it’s got so many different possibilities and you learn so many skills that you can go and work anywhere afterwards.

Lily Ballinger

Level 3 - Travel & Tourism - Gloucester Campus

Bobby Barnard

It’s all been fun, and you do the work in different methods – we've made events, and created videos and blogs for assessments, so we learnt how to make and produce a story. We did a whole unit on applying for jobs. It’s helped me prepare for interviews and understanding what employers want, because now I can showcase these skills. I’ve got an apprenticeship with TUI as a retail assistant. I’m hoping to work up towards management level or move onto a specialist travel agent and work up from there."

Bobby Barnard

Level 3 - Travel & Tourism - Gloucester Campus

Cassie Weir

“I’ve always been interested in travel and my dream career is to work as cabin crew or on a cruise ship. My course has helped me work towards this by teaching me about the different jobs that are involved in the travel industry. “My favorite thing about studying at GC is the flexibility that we have to come and go between lectures, as well as getting to choose an excursion to visit in our final year.”

Cassie Weir

Level 3 – Travel and Tourism – Gloucester Campus

William Weaving

I always had a passion for travelling when I was younger, so I thought that this would be the perfect course to study. I wanted to learn more about the industry I love - my dream career is to work for a large travel company such as Virgin Atlantic. “The best thing about my time at GC has been getting the chance to volunteer with the Atlantic Whale Foundation (AWF) for 16 days. This really helped with my communication skills and confidence. I’m now fundraising to go to Sri Lanka with the AWF to help local communities.”

William Weaving

Level 3 – Travel and Tourism – Gloucester Campus

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