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 advanced introduction to the travel, tourism and hospitality sectors. 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.

Entry requirements:

  • 3 GCSEs at grade D or above and 1 GCSE at grade E, to include GCSE Mathematics and English or Welsh (1st Language) at grade D or E
  • or
  • Level 1 Diploma pass in a relevant subject
  • Attendance at an interview

Delivery:

The programme will be delivered through a blend of the following:

  • Lectures
  • Discussions and tutorials
  • Group work
  • Outside visits
  • Visiting speakers
  • Case studies
  • Work experience within the college
  • Virtual learning environment
  • Work experience in Europe

Assessment:

  • Portfolio work
  • Coursework and assignments
  • Projects
  • Group work
  • Presentations
  • End of unit online exams

Progression:

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.