Travel and tourism

Travel and Tourism

Travel and tourism is a major worldwide industry offering a multitude of career opportunities. By studying with us, the world really is your oyster. You can train to work for an airline, tourist attraction, a travel agent or pursue a career in conference management.

Who are Leicester College’s Travel and Tourism Courses for?

Our travel and tourism courses are suitable for both school leavers as well as older people and/or those with a bit of experience in the industry already. The appropriate level for you will be decided based on your prior qualifications and work experience – many learners stay with us for two or more years to develop their skills to the required level for employment. If you are aged 16 to 19 and don’t yet have your English and maths at grade 4 (C) or above, these subjects will be an essential part of your study programme. All courses are designed to give you the skills and knowledge needed to work in the travel and tourism industry. On higher levelled courses you will get a lot of industry experience through guest speakers, trips and projects with tourism providers.

Our courses are available at Level 1, 2, 3 and 5. These courses offer different modules which include areas such as: aviation; cabin crew; resort representatives; travel services; customer service; planning and promoting events and marketing.

Further Information

Our courses will provide you with a strong skills and knowledge base, allowing you to enter this fast-paced and dynamic industry with confidence. Previous learners have gone on to further study or to find employment within a range of organisations.

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Taz Esmail

Foundation Degree Tourism and Events Management

The teachers have shown me that following dreams can come true. They have helped me every step of the way to fulfil my ambitions, with a teaching team who have become friends.

Aviation Operations BTEC Subsidiary Diploma level 3 – C7084

Course Code: C7084

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

This Travel and Tourism course is designed for those who are seeking to gain direct employment within the industry and love the idea of travelling the world, meeting new people, seeing different places within your hard day’s work. Leicester College is a Swissport Academy working directly with East Midlands airport, this offers a unique behind […]

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Travel and Tourism BTEC Diploma level 1 – C0205

Course Code: C0205

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Begin your journey in travel and tourism with this course, aimed at building essential knowledge for a career in the travel and tourism industry. You will develop transferable skills for jobs working in hotels, hospitality, travel agencies and cabin crew or you may wish to progress onto a higher level course and continue your education.

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Travel and Tourism BTEC Diploma level 3 – C0317

Course Code: C0317

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Continue your journey with our BTEC diploma and learn more specialised knowledge about the travel and tourism industry. Our course will support your career by studying modules such as specialist tourism and marketing. Students who’ve successfully completed this programme have progressed onto Higher Education or have gained employment working for well-known travel brands across the world.

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Travel and Tourism Diploma level 2 – C5922

Course Code: C5922

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

If you wish to establish a career in the Travel and Tourism industry then this course is for you. You will have the opportunity to explore one of the worlds most dynamic and fast-growing industries. Additionally, you will be completing a qualification in resort representatives. This course is an academic programme designed to give students […]

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Travel and Tourism Diploma level 3 – C2928

Course Code: C2928

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Develop your passion for global travel destinations, people and different cultures into a career path with this exciting level 3 diploma. You will learn about all sides of travel and tourism, including the business of this industry as well as customer service, different cultures, and the UK as a travel destination.

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Travel and Tourism Diploma level 3 – C2929

Course Code: C2929

Key Information

  • Start Date 01 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Let your passion for travel, tourism and different cultures take you one step closer to an exciting career in this industry. You will gain a diverse skill set across events, tour operation, entertainment programming and hospitality as well as essential business and marketing techniques needed to progress in education or employment.

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BA (Hons) Top-up Tourism and Events Management – C6949

Course Code: C6949

Key Information

  • Start Date 21 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Designed for students looking to broaden their horizons and to open up opportunities around the world, this top-up course is for those looking to progress into the travel and events industry. By covering tourism, events, management and academic research you will focus on widening your knowledge and experience in these areas ready for employment

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Tourism and Events Management Foundation Degree – C3134

Course Code: C3134

Key Information

  • Start Date 21 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Travel and events are exciting industries which can take you across the world. Our course will give you the opportunity to develop managerial skills which will help you towards your career pathway into this industry. With industry expert guest speakers, trips and live projects with local tourism providers your learning goes beyond the classroom.

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International Travel and Tourism Management (Blended learning) Higher National Certificate – C2687

Course Code: C2687

Key Information

  • Start Date 25 Sep 2020
  • Study Hours Full Time
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Abbey Park Campus

Qualifications in Travel and Tourism can take you far and wide. With our Higher National Certificate, you will study six areas of specialism to enhance your employability skills in this industry. From aviation to events management there is a range of career opportunities you can take on following completion of this course.

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