Key Details

  • Available at
    Bangor, Rhos-on-Sea
  • Level
    3
  • Study Mode
    Full-time
  • Programme Area
    International, Travel and Tourism
  • Course Length

    2 years

  • Course Type
    Full-Time (Further Education)
  • Bilingual

    n/a

Please note: We recommend that you have access to a laptop/chromebook to enable coursework to be completed digitally at home. There is a dedicated IT Digital Inclusion fund to support those learners who do not have a digital device and are unable to purchase one.

Course Description

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

Entry Criteria

In order to qualify for this course, you will need at least one of the following:

  • 5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including English or Welsh 1st Language or Maths
  • A relevant Level 2 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.

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

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.

Would you like to apply for this course?

Rhos-on-Sea