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FT Registration Fee - £30.00
Please Note - These fees are for the 2018/19 Academic Year and are subject to change annually. Fees are payable for each year of study.
Days, Times and Fees for Part Time and HE courses are subject to change. HE Tuition Fees will be confirmed April 2018.
This course is designed for people who would like to enter a career in the travel industry.
You will require 5 GCSEs at grades A*- C including Maths and English/Welsh, or completion of a full vocational programme at Level 2 with an overall merit grade. Level 2 programme must include GCSE Maths & English/Welsh at grades A*-C or equivalent such as Level 2 ESW Communications and Application of Number. Plus satisfactory references.
You will be invited to attend an interview, and will undertake an assessment in literacy and numeracy to establish any support required.
What will I study?
As part of your course you will study a variety of topics such as; Business of Travel and Tourism, Investigating the Travel and Tourism Sector and Customer Service. You will learn through theory and practical sessions to deal effectively with the health, safety and security of air passengers, abnormal, dangerous/emergency situations and passengers' needs.
You will also visit British Airways training ground at Heathrow and take part in practical sessions such as aircraft evacuation, fire training and survival. Survival sessions on water will also take place in a local swimming pool. You will enjoy a broad range of activities within the course such as visits, guest speakers and use of facilities both on and off site.
How will I be assessed?
To gain the Level 3 qualification you must complete internal assessments in all units. Assessment will cover practical skills, oral questioning, assignment work and written questions. All units are assessed, graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.
Career Opportunities and Progression
After successfully completing this course, you could progress to Higher Education or employment in the sector.