Travel and Tourism Course (Level 1)
Course Level Level 1
Awarding Body ABC Awards
Study Method Online Learning
Course Duration 80 hrs
Entry Requirements There are no particular entry requirements
Start Date Ongoing
Pay in Full
Get £ 41.00 Discount when you pay in full.
Discounted Fee: £ 99
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Pay in Instalments
£ 41 Deposit & 12 payments of £ 8.25 / Month
Total Fee: £ 140
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Online Tourism Course

The global travel and tourism industry is one of a select few that are largely immune to economic and political pressures on a global basis.  For business and leisure purposes alike, people will always need to travel and therefore require the services of those who work in the travel and tourism industry.  It is a spectacularly large and diverse sector which collectively contributed $7.5 trillion to the global economy in 2014 alone. Well over 1 billion tourists travel far and wide each and every year, which in turn keeps this extraordinary industry robust and reliable.  To begin a career in the travel and tourism industry is to benefit from limitless potential for advancement and a uniquely secure position for life.

Oxford Home Study College is committed to providing the market’s most accessible and rewarding distance learning opportunities travel and tourism courses online.  We are proud to offer this superb Level 1 online tourism Course, which is available 100% online for anyone looking to broaden their horizons and prospects.  Our courses are selected in accordance with outstanding quality and all course materials are provided by us.  With no time limitations or deadlines to worry about, you are free to study from anywhere in the world at your own pace in your own time.  Our dedicated customer support team is always on hand to help with any questions or concerns you may have. So why delay enrol today for  online tourism courses at OHSC.

This three-unit Travel and Tourism Course introduces the contemporary travel and tourism industry, providing candidates with detailed insights into how the modern industry functions and the its various core service providers.  Candidates are also guided through the fundamentals of essential travel and tourism marketing, along with how to create effective and complete tourism products/packages.

Course Content

This online tourism Course consists of the following three units:

Unit 1 - An Introduction to Travel and Tourism

Introductory course unit provides candidates with an essential overview of the contemporary travel and tourism industry. A variety of different types of tourism are explored in-depth, along with the recent evolution of the travel and tourism industry and how various factors can affect the perceived value of specific destinations.

Unit 2 - Tourism Products and Services

Course content in the second unit centres on the most important tourism services and products offered by contemporary service providers.  The roles and functions of established tour operators are discussed, along with a variety of different travel and tourism packages, crucial destination considerations and the critical elements of the effective and successful tourism product/package.

Unit 3 - Marketing in Travel and Tourism

In the third and final course unit, candidates explore the fundamentals of marketing from the perspective of a working travel and tourism service provider.  The core elements of the effective marketing strategy are dissected and explored, along with the role and value of market research, tourism industry promotional activities and techniques for accurately monitoring and managing the effectiveness of marketing strategies.

Payment Options

Paying in Instalments: £140 (Interest FREE Instalments)

Deposit: £20

No of Instalments: 12

Each Instalment: £10

Pay in Full: (£41 Discount) £99

Course Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Oxford Home Study College (OHSC) has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria.  The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.  The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.  To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 1 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by OHSC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.   ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met.  A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government.  They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF).  It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.   As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

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