Tourism 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
At Blackpool and The Fylde College we recognise that all students learn differently.
You will be taught by a range of experts, the teaching team have extensive experiences of working within industry such as tour operations, travel agency management, resort operations, customer service and air cabin crew.
There will be dedicated individual/self-study time on your programme which needs to be supported by your own study out of the College learning environments.
E-learning is also a key element of all our courses and will involve you using our virtual learning environment (VLE) for independent study and learning.
Within the curriculum we also use a range of on-line apps to support, enhance and motivate learning.
Your tutors will be support you with new technologies used in the classroom.
Your tutors will support you in preparing for your examinations alongside your own responsibility for your learning.
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.