Travel & Tourism (Vocational)

This course gives you the opportunity to study one of the most fast moving and dynamic industries there is. You will be provided with the perfect opportunity to develop your customer service, sales and marketing skills. If you possess eff ective communication skills, enjoy meeting new people, and have a keen interest in travel, then this course is for you. 


You will study a wide of travel and tourism modules with a mix of theory and practical activities, equipping you with the necessary skills to progress within the travel and tourism industry. You will study a diverse range of modules including worldwide tourist destinations, marketing in the travel industry, and business and retail travel. 


  • Written assessments
  • Practical assessments and portfolios of evidence
  • Presentations to staff and students
  • Synoptic assessments

What enrichment will there be?

  • Visiting speakers and workshops from travel experts including Ink Travel and Radisson
  • Work placements opportunities in large organisations
  • Studying popular visitor attractions such as Chester Zoo, Chill Factore, and Old Trafford

Entry Requirements

For advanced Vocational courses, students are required to have five grade 4s at GCSE, which must include either English or mathematics.<br/> Intermediate level courses require four grade 3s at GCSE.<br/> Intermediate level courses require four grade 3s at GCSE.


On successful completion of the course, many of our students secure employment within the travel and tourism industry or go on to Higher Education. You may choose to stay with us to complete your HNC/HND in International Tourism Management. 


NameAvailable at:Start DateAcademic Yr
Travel and Tourism Introductory Diploma Level 3 Eccles Sixth Form College 06/09/2023 23/24
Travel and Tourism Extended Certificate Level 2 Eccles Sixth Form College 06/09/2023 23/24

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