You'll cover a wide range of subjects including:
- Tourism geography
- Marketing tourism
- Customer service
- Financial controls in the tourism industry
- Reservations and ticketing.
To get a Vocationally Related Qualification (VRQ), you learn with your training provider - maybe through practical sessions, group discussions or assignments.
VRQs are usually assessed by your training provider using assignments, practical task, exams or online tests.
For the Certificate and Diploma in International Tourism, you'll complete assignments, practical demonstrations and a multiple choice examination. For the Higher Diploma, the examination will be written.
Which Level is right for me?
You're just starting out in the travel and tourism sector. You want to gain the practical skills and experience to succeed in a frontline job in the tourism industry.
You already work in the tourism sector and have some knowledge and basic skills in the industry. You want to increase your knowledge and understanding of the sector, perhaps to move into a supervisory role.
You've have plenty of experience in the travel and tourism industry, and might work in first-level management. You want to develop your skills further, to move into a more senior role or as a path to further study.