Becoming an overseas resort representative, part of a cabin crew, working on a cruise ship, or as a travel agent couldn’t be easier with our industry focused courses. We work closely with Thomas Cook and Mark Warner holidays to ensure you have the relevant skills needed by employers. We also have a cabin crew training replica for you to practice the skills you need.
We offer two options for you to start your studies in the travel and tourism industry depending on your GCSE results. Our Level 3 course offers you the choice of university study or employment on successful completion of your course. Our Level 2 course is ideal should your GCSE results not be what you expected.
The whole world awaits you when you study this course. So if you are looking for an exciting and rewarding career in the travel and tourism industry, whether that’s as a cabin crew member, an overseas resort representative, a travel agent, a ski chalet host, a receptionist in hotels and holiday parks, or you want to work on a cruise ship, this course is perfect for you. As well as delivering a wide range of skills and knowledge, our industry focus and employability ethos means that we have some of the best connections and partnerships to really help boost your career. For those looking to enhance their CVs, we have partnered up with specialist tour operator Mark Warner, giving the right students the chance to work in one of their overseas holiday resorts. You will also be guaranteed a resort representative interview with Thomas Cook.
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You are interested in a career in the travel and tourism sector or are looking for a stepping stone to further study in this field.
Four GCSEs at grade 4 ideally, including English and mathematics.
During this two-year course you will study a range of units giving you key industry skills in: worldwide travel and tourism destinations, tour guiding, the cruise industry, holiday park and ski chalet hosting, travel agency skills in package holidays and independent tours and event management. You will also be able to take part in our highly successful Cabin Crew and Overseas Resort Representative qualifications, with a proven track record of employment abroad with tour operators and as airline cabin crew.
Continual assessment throughout your course including; role plays, practical work, written assessments, group work and direct observation.
The opportunity to study for additional qualifications in event planning and resort operations.
University study such as our FdA International Tourism Management*.
*Subject to approval by Plymouth University
*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.