Is this course right for me?

Are you looking for a career in travel and tourism? Would you like to prepare for a degree course in this field?

This programme provides with the advanced skills you need to work in the industry or progress into Higher Education. You will gain a broad understanding of the sector, along a range of specialist skills.

The course is ideal for students progressing from a relevant Level 2 qualification, or from GCSE studies. It is also suitable if you have a professional background and want to gain new skills.

It provides you with multiple qualifications and a challenging programme of study. You will benefit from a period of work experience and from outside visits, both within the UK and abroad. This includes an international visit organised and booked by the class as part of one unit.

Entry requirements:

  • 4 GCSEs at grade C or above, including GCSE Mathematics and English or Welsh (1st Language) at grade C or D
  • or
  • Level 2 Diploma pass in a relevant subject
  • Attendance at an interview

Delivery:

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

  • Group work
  • Classroom based learning
  • Tutorial support
  • Educational visits
  • Virtual learning environment
  • Work experience in Europe

Assessment:

  • Practical and written assessments/assignments
  • Presentations and demonstrations
  • Portfolios of work
  • Performance and observation

Progression:

Completion of this course will provide a range of options in employment and education.

The qualification is equivalent to 3 A Levels, whilst the Welsh Baccalaureate is equivalent to another A Level. These achievements will allow you to enter a variety of Higher Education courses at many institutions. If you wish to continue your studies in this subject, Grŵp Llandrillo Menai offer a Foundation and BA Honours Degree in Management of Travel and Tourism.

In employment, you will have gained advanced industry skills and qualities, allowing you to work in a range of careers, either immediately 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. Alternatively, you could apply your skills to a marketing and sales role, or another profession.