Do you wonder what is involved in organising Glastonbury or the London Marathon? Have you ever thought about what it actually takes to co-ordinate other people's holidays? Would you like to have a career in the Hospitality Industry? If so our Travel and Tourism courses could be just the ticket for you. From organising conferences and events to learning how to resolve problems in an emergency situation, this course will help you to develop skills needed to succeed in this fast paced industry. Our first class facilities include a dedicated travel and tourism teaching area which include a mock airline cabin and check in desk. Our supportive, knowledgeable team have extensive industry experience extending over travel retail, overseas resort operation, cabin crew, cruising, conference and event organisation, tourist information centre, adventure tourism and hospitality roles
Our Fast Track Level 3 Diploma will enable you to investigate a wide range if topics designed to add to your knowledge of the industry and assist in your career aspirations. You will have the opportunity to discover: Worldwide Adventure Tourism, Conferencing and Events, Package Holidays, Resolving problems and Emergency in tourism destinations, Foreign exchange, Overseas Representation and much more! You will have the opportunity to participate in a wide range if trips and visits including B.A Cabin Crew training, Virgin Atlantic The Base, London and Overseas visit. You will also have the opportunity to work within our very own Spires Travel Agency
You will need to have at least grade C in maths & English and have progressed from Travel and Tourism, Level 2. We will invite you to attend an interview to demonstrate your commitment to the course and passion for the travel industry. You will also need to provide a reference from your tutor.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through a combination of assignments, practical activities, presentations and on-line multiple-choice tests.
What can I do next
This 30 week course will provide a spring board for you to get into employment straight away. Here are some examples of where past students have gained positions:
•Butlins/ Pontins /Haven as part of the entertainment team
•PGL in France and the UKResort Reps and Kiddi Reps overseas for Thomas Cook, TUI, Key Camps to name a few!
•Passenger Service Agent in Birmingham Airport
• Cabin Crew with Monarch, Thomas Cook, British Airways, Easy Jet
•Leisure and Business Retail
•Travel positions locally Events Co-ordination In coming Tour Operators Hotels overseas and in UK