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Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism Level 2 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course commences September and runs for one year.

Entry requirements

Candidates are required to have either:

  • Two GCSEs at grade 4 or above plus English and Maths at grade 3 or above OR Level 1 Certificate in Travel and Tourism plus English and Maths at grade 3 or above.

You will achieve

  • Level 2 in Travel and Tourism

Course overview

You are choosing to follow a career in a dynamic and challenging industry that offers lots of variety and employment opportunities at all levels. You might be interested in living abroad, in transport and tour operations or working in visitor attractions. Whatever you choose, this course will get you on the right path!

Course content

Course themes:

  • Industry and careers
  • Customer service and hospitality
  • Events
  • Travel destinations
  • Visitor attractions
  • Resort representative and cabin crew

Assessment methods are mainly assignment based and may include practical projects including presentations, group activities, written reports and role-plays. Some units also require learners to complete an end of unit test.

Stationery will be required.

Honeywell Sports Campus
Honeywell Lane
S75 1BP


On completion of this course, you could gain employment as a trainee within the travel and tourism industry.


You could continue to work towards higher level qualifications such as a Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism then onto university, or a Level 3 apprenticeship.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Having good English and Maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and Maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and Maths we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level Maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme.

If you need any further information, please contact our friendly Information Team.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Travel and Tourism Level 2 Full-time

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