Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism

A practical and work related course that will give you an overall appreciation of the UK Tourism Industry. You will benefit from developing a wide range of skills and gain sound knowledge which will equip you for a junior role within one of the most exciting industries.


  • Course code:


  • Subject area:

    Travel and Tourism

  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Venue:

    Welwyn Garden City Campus

  • Start dates:


  • Fees*:


  • Awarding body:

    Pearson Education Ltd (Formerly EDEXCEL)

About the department

Working in today’s business environment requires you to have a wide range of skills. If you are considering a career in business or the world of commerce, then look no further. You will be taught by a dedicated team of tutors with experience and knowledge of the business world.

Group sizes for tutoring and teaching are small and tutors focus on working with individual students to ensure they maximise their achievement potential.

Important Course Information

What are the Course Requirements?

Three GCSEs at Grade 3/ D or above or a relevant level 1 qualification.

You will need to have an interest in working with customers and be able to work as a part of a team to provide information and advice to tourists to help them experience all that the UK has to offer to them during their holiday or visit.

The course aims to provide you with a specialist qualification that focuses on the travel and tourism industry. The qualification covers a wide range of topics from tourist attractions, promotion of tourism, how tourists travel in the UK, travel and tourism destinations in the UK, customer service and selling skills, team working and communication and activity tourism.

Assessment is through a variety of methods. Formal written reports and assessments, multi choice papers, presentations, Interviews and practical assessments are all used on this course.

The programme may involve an external trip yet to be confirmed. This may result in some additional cost to the student.

On successful completion of the course, you may progress onto the Extended Diploma in Travel & Tourism at level 3 or seek employment in a tourism-related job. Appropriate future career steps may include tour operator work, holiday resort representatives, holiday park staff, visitor attraction staff, or work within the hospitality industry such as hotels and restaurants. Students over 19 should be aware that funding for this programme may be restricted and as such they are advised to contact the advice and guidance team at the college for more details and information


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  • 16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation (this does not apply to HE courses). Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.
  • For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.
  • Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.