Travel & Tourism

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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. 

Learning Objectives:

  • 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.

Entry Requirement:

  • 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.

Accreditation

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.

Certification

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.

Career Path

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

Course Curriculum

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
Sustainable Tourism 00:20:00
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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