Level 3 Tourism Management with Cabin Crew
Over a two year course you will develop a range of practical skills and theoretical knowledge in the areas of travel, tourism and cabin crew. You will gain work experience externally and also in the Hays' Travel shop. Many students who enjoy and successfully complete this qualification progress onto Higher Education or employment in the travel and tourism industry.
- Course Information
3.1 million people are currently employed in tourism in the UK and the industry is worth £126.9bn! Our course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to become a successful employee within this dynamic industry.
The course consists of a variety of modules which provide you with an overview of the different sectors of the industry, such as Holiday Reps, Marketing, Events, Retail, Worldwide Destinations, Business, Current Issues and Specialist Tourism.
You will also get an additional, recognised qualification in airline cabin crew as well as certificated first aid and safety training, completed in the Thomas Cook airline training facility in Manchester.
Also on offer is our very own travel agency ‘The Travel Pod’, run in association with Hays Travel. You will have the fantastic opportunity to work in a customer facing environment whilst gaining recognised retail industry qualifications!
You will be required to purchase and wear a uniform (cabin crew style), and as educational trips are essential to expand your understanding of the industry, an initial payment will be needed at the beginning of your course for mandatory activities.
- Equipment Required
All students are required to purchase and wear a uniform (cabin crew style) which will be worn for formal assessments, specific classes and for college events.
- Entry Requirements
For our Advanced Vocational courses our entry requirements are a minimum of 5x Grade C/Level 4 including either Maths or English Language at Level 4 or above, and no less than a Level 3 in the other.
Some courses and subjects will have additional specific entry requirements or require DBS clearance to undertake placements. Information about this can be found on the Apply Portal, and on your offer letter which you will receive after your interview.
Students must have an interest in working within the travel and tourism area as opposed to simply enjoying travelling on holiday or wanting to live or work aboard. A positive attitude and friendly nature (customer service) is essential in the travel and tourism industry. Students will need to display this and develop confidence through the course.
Educational trips are essential to expand students’ understanding of the industry. An initial payment will need to be paid at the beginning of your course for mandatory activities.
- How will I be assessed?
Our students are assessed using a variety of different methods, to help achieve high grades and develop personal skills:
• written reports and assignments
• industry case studies
• group discussions
• role plays
• practical observations
• peer and individual analysis
- Progression Pathway
Some of our past students have gone on to careers in the following areas:
- holiday reps with Thomson
- Emirates airline crew
- travel agents
- cruise concierge with Cunard
There is also the option to continue your studies either on our own Foundation Degree or at university.
- National Careers Service
For guidance about what careers subjects can lead on to please follow this link to the National Careers Service.