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Travel and Tourism QLS Level 6
Course at QLS Level 6
Study Method Online
Course Duration 500 Hours
Start Date Ongoing
Endorsement Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
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Course Overview

Tourism Course Distance Learning Level 6

Trust Staff Training Solutions to support your career with the web’s most dynamic distance learning programmes.  This exclusive Tourism Course for Distance Learning (Level 6) is ideal for anyone pursuing a high-profile career in travel and tourism.  Comprising 15 detailed units with online assessments, our endorsed Travel and Tourism Level 6 Diploma covers an extensive range of key topics and knowledge areas.  Learn how to create and market tourism products, confidently manage tour operations and consistently exceed the expectations of every customer.  Build the knowledge, skills and confidence needed to thrive in the travel and tourism sector, as you study from home at a time and pace to suit your lifestyle.  Check out our full portfolio of tourism courses for distance learning online, or get in touch with our admissions team for more information.

Why Study Travel and Tourism?

Careers in travel and tourism are ideal for confident and outgoing candidates with a passion for people.  Getting paid to travel the world and embrace new cultures may sound too good to be true, but is a daily reality for successful travel and tourism workers.  From travel agents to tour operators to cruise ships to accommodation providers, employers are always on the lookout for talented newcomers to add to their teams.  More people are travelling on a regular basis than ever before, fuelling the growth and evolution of one of the world largest and most lucrative sectors.  Whether starting from scratch or ready to take your career to the next level, our advanced Travel and Tourism Level 6 Diploma comes highly recommended.

Course Syllabus

Staff Training Solutions is proud to offer a broad and diverse range of home study programmes for jobseekers and experienced personnel. This endorsed Travel and Tourism (Level 6) Diploma comprises the following 15 units:

Unit 1 - Introduction to Travel & Tourism

Provides learners with an in-depth overview of the travel and tourism sector, the different types of tourism, the reasons people travel and the growing appeal of self-managed holidays.

Unit 2 - Tourism Products & Services

An assessment of the components and characteristics of popular travel and tourism products, with an introduction to the marketing mix and the basics of conducting market research.

Unit 3 – The Travel & Tourism System

Candidates consider the various contributors that work together to create, sell and manage travel and tourism products, such as accommodation companies and transportation providers.

Unit 4 – Managing Tour Operations

A more detailed look at the functions of tour operators and the potential benefits of working with travel agents, including a series of key considerations when organising domestic and foreign travel.

Unit 5 - Marketing in Travel and Tourism

Examines the fundamentals of effective marketing as a travel and tourism business, covering the creation of a marketing strategy and the use of promotional activities to sell products and services.

Unit 6 - Communication Skills

Presents a series of guidelines for more effective communication, while discussing the extent to which communication skills play a major role in all aspects of travel and tourism management.

Unit 7 - Techniques for Maximum Sales

Candidates learn how to become more effective and confident sellers, extract the maximum value from every sales opportunity and master the art of ‘smarter’ selling.

Unit 8 - Quality Management and Customer Care

Insights into how the customer experience ultimately determines the success or otherwise of a travel and tourism business, along with how to accurately monitor and measure customer satisfaction.

Unit 9 - Human Resource Management

Presents a series of HR management duties of importance in travel and tourism, along with the personnel responsible for them and the criticality of cohesive teams and teamwork.

Unit 10 - Time Management

A fascinating introduction to advanced time management skills, covering task prioritisation, strategic workload management, developing a schedule and eliminating procrastination.

Unit 11 - Stress Management

Learners consider the most common stress triggers, the extent to which stress can take a toll on a person’s wellbeing and how relaxation techniques can be used to bring stress under control.

Unit 12 - Transport Management

Explores the logistical aspects of travel and tourism management, individually assessing the advantages and disadvantages of several primary transportation methods.

Unit 13 - Crisis Management

Examines public relations activities in the wake of the crisis, along with the development of a workable crisis management plan and the importance of effective contingency planning.

Unit 14 - Managing Public Awareness Programmes

Candidates learn how public awareness programmes can be used to enhance the appeal of any target destination, with tips and guidelines for establishing positive press relations.

Unit 15 - Sustainable Tourism & Development

Discusses the growing prevalence of sustainability in the travel and tourism sector, the provision of sustainable travel products and the importance of ethics to today’s traveller.

Career Path

The travel and tourism sector is one of the world’s most diverse and accommodating employers, creating millions of jobs for outgoing and ambitious candidates. It is also sector known for championing career development and promoting from within, allowing newcomers to quickly progress through the ranks to leadership-level roles.  Even with no prior knowledge or experience of the travel trade, it’s possible to become a team leader, supervisor or manager within the first couple of years. Along with attractive salaries, the perks and privileges that accompany a career in travel and tourism can be huge.

Course Endorsement

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from the Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Who should take this course

Staff Training Solutions is committed to open and accessible online learning for proactive candidates.  Our endorsed Level 6 Travel and Tourism program could be the ideal course for:

  • New recruits looking to get their careers off to a strong start
  • Travel and tourism personnel working on their skills and knowledge
  • Anyone within the sector pursuing promotion to leadership level
  • Business owners, managers and senior decision-makers
  • Anyone who works in travel and tourism sales or marketing
  • Jobseekers working on their CVs and employment prospects

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