Travel & Tourism

This course is designed to help students gain the qualifications and practical understanding required for a career in the Travel and Tourism Sector.

The course will cover:

  • Investigating travel and tourism
  • The business of travel and tourism
  • The UK as a destination
  • Customer service
  • Preparing for employment
  • European destinations
  • Marketing products and services
  • Long-haul destinations
  • Retail travel operations
  • Responsible tourism
  • Working as a holiday representative
  • Tourism in rural areas
  • Continuous assessment
  • Internal tests
  • Portfolio building
  • Assignments and project work
  • Work experience
  • Functional skills examinations.

A week placement in a travel or tourism related workplace.

  • Tourism Management
  • International Tourism
  • Event Management.
  • BA Business Management
  • FdA Business Management
Level 3 – 4 x GCSE grades A-C or level 4-9 ( including English and Maths)

Explanation of entry requirements
  • You will be invited for an interview
  • You will be required to have the appropriate level of essential skills

Level 3 Airport Operations.

Careers

  • Leisure and Sports Manager £25,000
  • Restaurant and Catering Manager £20,000
  • Receptionist £12,000
  • Bar Staff £6,000
  • Cabin Crew £18,000.
  • Airport Management up to £35,000
National Careers Advice

Study Programme


All students at Oldham College will participate in a personalised study programme that will maximise your potential and enable you to progress onto employment, apprenticeships or higher education.

This means you will:

  • Study a core qualification in a vocational discipline and continue to develop your English and Maths skills through functional skills, GCSE resits and the option of Level 3 qualifications
  • Participate in meaningful work experience
  • Enjoy a range of enrichment opportunities e.g. basketball, archery, skiing and sign language
  • Take part in dedicated tutorial sessions to review your progress and development