The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied.
There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below.
Entry requirements – Four GCSEs at grade 3, including English and Maths
What is this course?
The Level 2 Extended Certificate covers knowledge, transferable skills and behaviours that will develop your employability and academic skills to progress to employment or a level 3 programme of study.
Who is this qualification for?
This qualification is aimed at anyone wishing to follow a career in a dynamic and challenging industry, that offers a variety of employment opportunities at all levels. You may be interested in selling holidays as a travel agent, living and working overseas as a holiday rep or working in an airport or guiding tours around a wonderful city. Whatever you choose, this course will get you on the right path.
What will I learn?
How to deal with different customer types, the different worldwide destinations that you can explore and embrace their culture. Some of the topics covered are:
How will I learn?
There is a mixture of classroom learning, practical learning through role play and presentations or in real-life work placement settings. You will get to visit places on the Island and the Mainland as part of your learning, which will also support your independence. Online learning, using a variety of platforms will also be part of your weekly programme, in addition to regular one to one academic tutorials. Apart from GCSE, there will be no exams as part of your course.
Level 2 Travel and Tourism students have progressed to Level 3 if they meet the entry criteria. Others have progressed onto Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships in Travel and Tourism environments such as Travel Agents and employment in the Tourism sector.
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