The Travel & Tourism with Aviation study programme is designed to provide you with the key knowledge and the basic principles of the International Travel and Tourism sector as well as directly engaging in the Aviation Environment of Airport Operations. You will gain the essential knowledge and boost your skills to meet the changing needs of the rapidly growing industries. This qualification will provide you with a strong foundation and improve confidence to work towards careers in travel agents, customer service based roles, holiday resorts and airports or access to a higher level qualification.
Travel Agency and Service Industry Skills
Customer Focused Roles and Work Experience
Destination and Tourism Knowledge
Roles and Responsibilities in Airports
Work Experience: The World Travel Market with REED Exhibitions
The World Travel Market is the leading exhibition for the travel industry held every year in November at London's ExCel Centre over 3 days. The event is attended by global travel organisations that display and promote their products in an environment where the world's travel trade meet to network, negotiate and conduct business.
Learners participate at the World Travel Market, in work placements as part of the Travel & Tourism programme, undertaking the 'Event Team' roles:
This is a great opportunity to gain excellent independent skills and to work as a team within the busy environment. This experience is hard work with long hours but it is extremely worthwhile for your CV and for industry relevant experience.
The work placement information:
Visits and vocational activities
Team Tourism is an active course, out and about making contact with employers in the sector for training, educational insight and experience. Some examples of the activities carried out are:
You can progress onto a Level 3 qualification in Travel and Tourism or related subjects. You could also move onto an apprenticeship or employment.
Maths and English – Take it Seriously!
At Chelmsford College we are dedicated to helping all our learners achieve their ambitions and we acknowledge that in order to do well, some of our learners may need extra support in maths and/or English. Please note that individual Level 2 literacy and numeracy may not be equivalent to a full GCSE qualification.
We provide specialist teaching as a compulsory part of the study programme for all learners who have not achieved a grade C at GCSE in these subjects and we all take maths and English seriously.
Duration: 1 Year
Level: Intermediate (Level Two)
Start Date: September 2019
Course Code: 32770PD
A minimum of 2 GCSEs grade 9-3 (or equivalent grade) or above, including GCSE English or equivalent or successful achievement at a Level 1 vocational course, including functional skills English.
Method of Assessment
We have a varied assessment approach. There are internally assessed assignments which could take the form of written and product evidence, observation or witness testimony supporting video/audio records of practical activities, questioning, professional discussion and there are also online assessments for 2 specific units where you will be expected to use an atlas and visitor attractions book to answer a set of examination questions in a set time limit.
|Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism with Aviation||1 Year|
|Level 3 Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism with Cabin Crew||2 Years|