Below are the sessions that are available for this course.
This course is a two year, full-time, programme that allows, if successful, achievement of the equivalent of 3 A Levels. The course has been designed to equip you with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in higher education and/or employment in this globally, economically important sector.
The college also will enhance the learning experience of students throughout the year to gain additional qualifications, engage with Industry Experts and participate in workshops relevant to the industry. _x000D_
Students also will have the opportunity to gain qualifications in Numeracy, Literacy and ICT if required.
The knowledge, understanding and skills acquired will aid your progression to higher study as well as preparing you to enter the travel and tourism sector. The course is a vocationally related qualification, which means that you develop your knowledge and understanding by applying your learning and skills in a work-related context. It will help develop skills essential for the modern-day workplace, including, team working, working to deadlines, presenting information effectively and accurately completing administrative tasks and processes.
Specialist Tourism _x000D_
Sustainable Tourism _x000D_
The Airport Experience _x000D_
Visitor Attractions _x000D_
Passenger Transport _x000D_
Events, Conferences and Exhibitions _x000D_
Working Overseas _x000D_
Work Experience in Travel and Tourism _x000D_
The Cruise Industry _x000D_
Recruitment and Selection in Travel and Tourism
To gain this qualification, candidates must successfully achieve the following assessments: Two externally set, externally moderated exam. Remaining Mandatory and Optional units assessed internally. Coursework will include a number of methods of assessment including written task, worksheets, oral discussions, presentations, practical activities and group work. This qualification allows achievement at pass, merit, distinction or distinction
On completion of this course, students will be eligible to enter into employment in the Travel and Tourism Industry. Alternatively, they may wish to further their studies by progressing onto the Foundation Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism with Specialisms offered by SWC in conjunction with Ulster University.
Applicants need at least 4 GCSEs at grade C or above. Successful applicants will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and IT if they do not have a GCSE grade C in English, Maths or IT. _x000D_
Places are subject to individual interview due to the nature of this course. All applicants must attend a pre-entry guidance session. This criterion may increase subject to demand for places.