The travel and tourism industry is one of the fastest-growing industries, with new jobs being created every day. In the Travel & Tourism course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of the nature of the travel and tourism industry and the different roles in this sector. This diploma course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.
Whether you want to work in tourism marketing or hospitality and entertainment, this course will provide you with an in-depth understanding of job opportunities in this field, as well as the fundamental skills to fast track your career. Through case studies and practical exercises, our experienced tutor will teach you about the history of tourism, the growing importance of sustainability in tourism, top travel destinations, and much more.
- Earn a recognised qualification to kickstart your career in the travel and tourism sector
- Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the different types of travel tourism and tour operators
- Understand how to travel and tourism industry has developed in recent years
- Explore the role of travel and tourism organisations and their interrelationships
- Learn the differences in the tourism industry between the private and public sector
- Broaden your understanding of the differences between inbound, outbound and domestic tourism
- Gain in-depth knowledge of your career opportunities and career paths in this sector
- Develop essential customer service, presentation and hospitality skills
- Understand the importance of sustainability in tourism and explore sustainable developments and trends in this sector
- Learn how to utilise social media for marketing tourist attractions and destinations
Who is This for?
This endorsed diploma in Travel and Tourism is ideal for those who are interested in a career in this sector and want to develop their skills and practical knowledge. Our online courses are specially designed for distance learning, offering flexible virtual classroom modules that you can study at your own convenience. There are no specific entry requirements for this course.
- This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
- Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
- Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).
The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that Course Gate has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.
The course itself has been designed by Course Gate to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Endorsed Certificate of Achievement
At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate by paying the accreditation fee of £108.There is an additional £10 postal charge for international students.
Certificate of Completion from Course Gate
At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9. There is an additional £10 delivery charge for international students.
On successful completion of the course, learners will be able to demonstrate an excellent understanding of the tourism industry, travel marketing and the role of travel organisations, equipped with the industry knowledge to fast track their career. Related professions in this field include:
- Travel Sales Consultant
- Tour Guide/Operator
- Travel Agent
- Travel writer/Journalist
|Module 01: An Introduction to Travel & Tourism|
|An Introduction to Travel & Tourism||00:30:00|
|Assessment Module 01|
|Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Travel & Tourism||00:10:00|
|Module 02: The Business of Travel and Tourism|
|The Business of Travel and Tourism||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 02|
|Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Travel & Tourism||00:10:00|
|Module 03: Marketing to the Traveling Public|
|Marketing to the Traveling Public||00:20:00|
|Assessment Module 03|
|Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Travel & Tourism||00:10:00|
|Module 04: Characteristics of Travel and Tourism Organisations|
|Characteristics of Travel and Tourism Organisations||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 04|
|Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Travel & Tourism||00:10:00|
|Module 05: Career Development within the Industry|
|Career Development within the Industry||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 05|
|Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Travel & Tourism||00:10:00|
|Module 06: Sustainable Tourism|
|Assessment Module 06|
|Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Travel & Tourism||00:10:00|
|Module 07: Sociocultural Impacts of Travel and Tourism|
|Sociocultural Impacts of Travel and Tourism||00:20:00|
|Assessment Module 07|
|Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Travel & Tourism||00:10:00|
|Module 08: Environmental Impacts of Tourism|
|Environmental Impacts of Tourism||00:15:00|
|Assessment Module 08|
|Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Travel & Tourism||00:10:00|
|Module 09: Social Media and Tourism Marketing|
|Social Media and Tourism Marketing||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 09|
|Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Travel & Tourism||00:10:00|
|Module 10: Tourism and UK|
|Tourism and UK||00:10:00|
|Assessment Module 10|
|Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Travel & Tourism||00:10:00|
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