Course information

Study type Study Tier Start Date Duration Course Contact

Full Time

  • Advanced
31 August 2020TBCLindsay Davies

Entry Requirements

The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied.

There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below.

WHO IS THE COURSE FOR?

There are a host of careers opportunities available in the Travel and Tourism industry, such as cabin crew, resort rep, cruise ships, entertainment and more!

This course will equip you with knowledge and skills needed to succeed.

WHAT WILL THE INTERVIEW INVOLVE?

A friendly chat with the course co-ordinator, an overview of the course, and answer any questions that you may have. Please bring copy of any certificates.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

  • Marketing in Travel and Tourism
  • Business of Travel and Tourism
  • Entertainment for Holidaymakers
  • European Destinations

5 additional units will cover different areas of the Travel and Tourism Industry.

HOW WILL I LEARN?

Assignments, Presentations, Practical Assessments, Role Plays, and Enrichment Activities.

You will also undertake external work experience.

WHAT CAN THIS COURSE LEAD TO?

  • Further study on the Extended Diploma in Travel and Tourism
  • Employment within the Travel & Tourism industry
  • Apprenticeship

Additional Information

£145 materials fee which will cover various enrichment activities/trips, plus £35 central fee.

Study Programmes

All Study Programmes for 16-19 year olds at The Isle of Wight College are designed to include:

  • Work experience which is effective, relevant, and includes careers fairs, site visits, guest speakers and introduces you to the expectations of the real demands of work
  • Extended work experience/industry placement for Level 3 learners Over the course of your Level 3 study programme you may be expected to do between 36 – 415 hours of industry placement depending on the course you have chosen. All learners are expected, and encouraged, to do their best to find their own relevant, purposeful work experience which supports their career progression.
  • English and maths, where students have not yet achieved a GCSE grade A* - C (9 - 4 using the new grades) in these subjects by age 16
  • Non-qualification activity, such as tutorials and work-related learning, to help further develop the personal skills relevant to your progression goals
  • A vocational experience which will form the substantial part of the programme

These four elements of the programme should combine to provide stretch and challenge for you helping to prepare you for progression to employment or further study.

Please refer to the 16 to 19 study programme document to learn more.

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