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Travel & Tourism Intermediate (Level 2)

Travel and Tourism Bedford College Students


Travel & Tourism Intermediate (Level 2)

This study programme will provide you with the knowledge and skills required for working in a junior position within the travel and tourism industry. You will develop your selling and communication skills and learn about tourist information services, worldwide travel destinations and the structure of the travel industry. The study programme will give you a good insight into the travel and tourism industry and provide you with the opportunity to progress further, either within education or through industry employment.

Available Courses
Tresham College Kettering Campus
Starts: 05/09/2022
Type: Full Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 year
Fees: £2,085.00
Apply online Fee notes: If you need to pay for your course the fee indicated above is the fee for each year of the course.
Bedford College
Starts: 05/09/2022
Type: Full Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 year
Fees: £2,085.00
Apply online Fee notes: If you need to pay for your course the fee indicated above is the fee for each year of the course.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure the information on the Website is correct, some details may be subject to change. The Bedford College Group reserves the right to make amendments to the courses, dates, fees or other details, and to make cancellations or changes if numbers are insufficient. In the unfortunate situation that we have to cancel a course we will refund your fees in full, but we regret we are not able to offer any refund if you withdraw from your course or fail to start, and you will be liable to pay any outstanding fees that may be due.

Funding Information

All full-time Level 1 and Level 2 courses are now FREE for everyone, whatever their age. If you are looking to study a Level 3 qualification, courses are still free if you’re under 19 or 19-23 and studying your first full Level 3 qualification. If you’re over 23 or studying a second Level 3 qualification, you will need to pay a fee. Find out more on our financial support page at: or view the Full-time Fee Flow Chart below.

If you are unsure whether you need to pay or not then please contact our Customer Contact team on 0345 658 8990.

Full-time Fee Flow Chart

If you are aged 19 or over you may qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan to help you pay the tuition fees for this course. You can also pay by instalments to help make the cost of this course more affordable.

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Course Information

Entry requirements

To begin this study programme you will need:

Duration: 1 year 

  • 3 GCSEs grades 9-3 ideally including English & maths OR
  • Relevant Level 1 qualification
Course content

The study programme will provide you with an understanding of travel & tourism through the studying of a range of topics.

  • Subject units:
    • Worldwide travel & tourism destinations
    • Customer service and selling skills for travel & tourism
    • Interpersonal skills for the travel & tourism workplace
    • Retail travel services
    • Activity tourism in the UK visitor attractions
    • Tourist information services
    • Tour operations
    • Promotional materials for travel & tourism
    • Travel planning
  • English and maths:
    If you don’t already have GCSE English and maths grade A*-C, we will work with you to help you develop your maths and English skills.
  • Work experience
  • Personal development skills, study skills and employability skills 
  • Additional vocational learning and qualifications: 
    • You will have the opportunity to take part in various trips across the UK to help you complete elements of your coursework. In previous years we have visited major London attractions, such as the London Eye and London Dungeon. We have also visited Drayton Manor and Woburn Safari Park.
    • You will also study to achieve a NCFE Resort Representatives Certificate, which guarantees an interview with Thomas Cook on successful completion!
Assessment methods

The majority of the units studied will be assessed through the completion of coursework, with some units being assessed by online multiple choice tests or paper-based short answer tests. All assessments on the course will be externally set and verified by City & Guilds.


You will gain:

  • Travel & Tourism City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma
  • Resort Representatives NCFE Level 2 Award
  • English and maths qualifications if required
Further study and career options

On successful completion of this study programme you can progress on to the Travel & Tourism Level 3 Diploma or Extended Diploma. You can also seek employment in the travel and tourism industry as a trainee or apprentice at a travel agency, tour operator or visitor attraction.

Additional information

There will be an additional £250 fee to cover the cost of trips and uniform. You will be required to wear a uniform for a minimum of one day a week. You will be required to provide your own pens, paper and folders.

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.


Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.



We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.


Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.