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York College

Entry requirements

You must have achieved the Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism or have been working in the travel and tourism industry for some time. You should have plenty of general experience and might already supervise others or manage resources. You must also have achieved 4 GCSEs at grade 'C' including English and Maths or Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths.

Dates and Times

Start date: 13 Sept 2017

End date: 06 Jul 2018

There are various times available, please contact the Info Zone on 01904 770400 for more information.

Course Content

This qualification is for anybody that wants to work or already works within the travel industry and wants to develop their skills further or wants to develop more specialised skills in a particular area. 
The qualification contains units that are relevant to all sectors of the industry.

Example of routes available at this level include:

  • Special interest holidays and independent holidays
  • Holiday park host
  • Ski chalet host
  • Holiday representatives
  • Retail travel
  • UK tourism
  • Developing tour operator products
  • Adventure tourism development
  • Worldwide travel and tourism destinations
  • UK travel and tourism destinations


Assessment will be through a combination of online testing, assignment work and short-answer questions.


Students can progress onto higher level courses or into full-time employment.

Potential job opportunities include:

  • Hotel receptionist or manager
  • Tour manager
  • Tourist guide
  • Tourist information centre assistant
  • Travel agent
  • Resort representative

Course Fees

The cost of this course in 2016 was £2,573 but this may change in 2017.

Courses costing more than £200 can usually be paid for in instalments. Please contact the College for details.

How to Apply

Applications should be made to the College and you may be required to have an interview. You can apply online on the web page of your chosen course, collect an application form from the College, or request a paper or PDF copy from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or on 01904 770400.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this course or any aspects of studying at York College please email or call (01904) 770770.

Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this webpage, the content is subject to change where necessary.


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