Important Entry Requirement & Application Update
College is still accepting online applications for courses starting in September 2020.
Interviews are cancelled to help to limit social contact during this time.
Instead, you will be invited to a college welcome event to meet the tutors before the start of the course. If you do not meet the entry criteria you will have the opportunity to discuss an alternative programme during this event.
Is this course right for me?
Are you looking for a career in travel and tourism? Do you want a vocational route through Further Education?
This course provides you with an introduction to the travel and tourism sector. You will continue to develop the fundamental skills of the industry, along with a more specialist set of skills.
The course is suitable for students progressing from a relevant Level 1 qualification, or from GCSE studies. It provides you with multiple qualifications and a starting point for your career. You will also be able to benefit from educational trips within the UK and abroad.
In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:
- 3 GCSEs at grade D or above, and 1 GCSE at grade E, including English or Welsh 1st Language and Maths, or Entry 3 / Level 1 ESQ in Numeracy and Communication
- A relevant Level 1 qualification at Pass
- Relevant industry experience
As part of the application process, you will be asked to attend an interview to give you the opportunity to discuss the course.
The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:
- Discussions and tutorials
- Group work
- Outside visits
- Visiting speakers
- Case studies
- Work experience within the college
- Virtual learning environment
- Work experience in Europe
- Portfolio work
- Coursework and assignments
- Group work
- End of unit online exams
Completion of this course will provide a range of options in employment and education. You will have gained advanced industry skills and qualities, allowing you to work towards a range of careers, either directly or after further training. This includes employment in local and regional tourism organisations, the national attractions market and the conference and events market, as well as overseas roles with airlines, resorts and tour operators.
In education, you will be able to progress onto a range of Level 3 qualifications, and there are a number of programmes at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, including Travel and Tourism Level 3.