What will I learn?

This new Level 4 Higher National Certificate course offers a broad introduction to the dynamic and exciting world of travel and tourism. Students will learn about operational practice as well as the strategic development of the UK, European and international travel and tourism industries. Whether you are new to travel and tourism or have relevant previous experience and want to widen your horizons, these highly-regarded qualifications could enhance your future career prospects. **This course is currently being designed and is offered subject to validation. We plan to have two intakes during 2021: firstly in January and then in September. Please check with the College for further information on start dates.****For the course scheduled to begin in January 2022, course delivery is planned to run continuously until the end of August 2022.****About the course**Students will be encouraged to gain knowledge and understanding of the broad aspects in Travel and Tourism Management. There will be a strong emphasis on employability skills and the underpinning knowledge essential for students with entrepreneurial, employment or academic aspirations. Programme content is designed to be appropriate for entry into or progression within the international travel and tourism sector and enables students to progress onto higher study at Higher National Diploma (HND) or BA (Hons) top-up pathways.This course will be based at the college's new £58 million City Hub campus, near Nottingham train station. The campus is due to open in the Winter of 2020-21 and features state of the art teaching and learning facilities, science laboratories, with a restaurant, cafe and performing arts venue.**Higher National Certificate (Level 4) modules may include:**• The Contemporary Travel and Tourism Industry • Managing the Customer Experience • Professional Identity and Practice • The Travel and Tourism Business Toolkit • Leadership and Management for Service Industries • Managing Conferences and Events• Visitor Attraction Management• Tour Operations Management• Global Tourism Destinations• Marketing Essentials for Travel and Tourism**Assessment**Assignments (including timed assessments – some under examination conditions), individual and group presentations, discussions, academic posters, displays, leaflets, recorded interviews/role plays, reflective journals and work-based projects.**Qualification awarded:**Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in International Travel and Tourism Management**Bursaries**We want our courses to be accessible to students from any background, so we’ve put together a cash support package in the form of non-repayable bursaries to provide financial help where it’s really needed. Details for 2022-23 will be advertised once approved by the university regulator – the Office for Students (OfS). Please check our website - www.nottinghamcollege.ac.uk - for more information.**Your career and progression**From the Higher National Certificate (HNC) , students may progress to the Higher National Diploma (HND), from where they could progress to our BA (Hons) Service Sector Management or BA (Hons) Business and Enterprise Management top-up degrees or a similar programme at another institution (subject to entry requirements). Students may further develop their careers by entering employment in a wide range of roles in the global travel and tourism sector such as: operations manager, tourism development manager, visitor attractions manager, events manager, marketing and sales manager, flight /passenger operations manager, destination manager, tourism development officer or tourism business adviser.

Which department am I in?

Hospitality, Tourism and Aviation

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

6 February 2023

Venue

City Hub

Nottingham College - City Hub,

111 Canal Street,

Nottingham,

Nottinghamshire,

NG1 7HB, England

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

1 February 2022

Venue

City Hub

Nottingham College - City Hub,

111 Canal Street,

Nottingham,

Nottinghamshire,

NG1 7HB, England

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