Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management - Fast Track to Degree
Course Code: TT1FE367
Blackpool is booming. With millions of fans worldwide, and visitors spending £1.5bn here every year, there’s no better place to learn all about tourism.
This action-packed Tourism Management - Fast Track to Degree course offers a mix of academic and employability skills to develop confidence and provide an introduction to this exciting and fast moving industry.
Students will get an overview of the many career opportunities and employers in tourism including travel agencies, cruise line companies, tour operators, tourist attractions, holiday representatives and conference event organisations.
If you are looking at a change in career - or taking a step up - this could be the course for you.
4 GCSEs grade 3 (previously grade D) or above, ideally including English Language and Maths.
Teaching and Learning Methods
To achieve the Level 3 fast track in Travel and Tourism you must successfully complete the mandatory assessments identified for each unit. Assignment work includes short answer questions, practical role play activities, written tasks and online multiple choice test.
The assignments and online tests are externally set by City and Guilds, internally marked and externally moderated. In the practical assessments you will be assessed on your performance on a number of practical services you have learnt over the year.
Overall final grading of the course is Pass, individual grades of Pass, Merit and Distinction are given for each unit complete.
Learning takes place in the classroom.
We expect this course to require 18 hours per week to complete, comprising of:
- 8 hours' teaching (Wednesdays from 10.30am to 6.30pm)
- 10 hours via online learning, workshops and independent study
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of adult education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Read our tuition fees guide.