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Advanced Diploma in Travel and Tourism - Level 5
Course Level Level 5
Study Method Online
Course Duration 320 Hours
Start Date Ongoing
Endorsed By Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards
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Course Overview

Travel Management Course

Ever fancied a career as enjoyable as a lifelong vacation?  Study with Staff Training Solutions and the career of your dreams could become a reality!  This exclusive Level 5 Diploma in Travel and Tourism has been designed with the most ambitious and enthusiastic candidates in mind!  Our most advanced travel management course provides a detailed overview of the contemporary tourism sector, along with how to create and market tour products and packages, customer service in travel and tourism, HR management, transportation options, destination selection and the growing importance of sustainable tourism.  Study in your own time and at your own pace, for the chance to earn an endorsed Level 5 Diploma in Travel and Tourism! With the best travel courses online from STS, your dream career in travel and tourism starts today!

Why Study Travel and Tourism?

Careers in travel and tourism are not just enjoyable, but can also be uniquely stable.  Worldwide, travel and tourism is one of the most consistently secure and prosperous of all contemporary sectors.  Come what may, people will always want to travel and need to travel for a variety of reasons.  From travel agents to overseas representatives to transportation companies to hospitality managers, millions of talented professionals come together to make incredible things happen.  Best of all, the global travel and tourism sector is also one of the most accessible.  Wherever your skills and interests like, you’ll find the perfect place to put them to use in the field of travel and tourism!

 

Course Syllabus

This exclusive Level 5 Tourism and Management Course is open to candidates worldwide, with no prior knowledge or experience required.  Study the fascinating field of contemporary travel and tourism across the following 12 modules:

Introduction: Travel & Tourism

The course begins with a detailed discussion of travel and tourism, both as a concept and a global profession.  The various different types of tourism are discussed, alongside the recent evolution of the travel sector, how the appeal of destinations is affected by a variety of factors and more.

Quality Standards in Tourism Services

Module two focuses on the importance of quality management and consistency in the travel and tourism sector.  Candidates explore a number of factors that can affect quality standards, the importance of anticipating customers’ expectations and the consequences of quality-inconsistencies.

Basic Components of Tourism

An exploration of the basic components of tourism follows, detailing how service providers worldwide work together to deliver a wide variety of travel products.  The responsibilities of tour managers are also discussed, along with the value of proactive risk management and more.

Travel and Tourism Operations Management

Candidates then study the art of managing effective travel and tourism operations. Course content covers the importance of building strong relationships with vendors and service providers, effective recruitment and training techniques, the consequences of ineffective operations management and more.

Marketing & Sales in Travel and Tourism

Module five focuses on effective sales and marketing strategies in the field of travel and tourism.  Candidates learn how to create an effective marketing plan, carry out detailed market research, engage in promotional activities and assess the effectiveness of existing promotions.

The Role of Customer Satisfaction in Quality Management Systems

The value of anticipating and exceeding customers’ expectations is explored in module six.  Quality management is investigated in greater depth, along with responding to the needs of different types of customers, dealing with difficult clients and the importance of turning every negative into a positive.

What is Human Resource Management (HRM)?

A more detailed introduction to HR management follows in module seven, in which candidates learn how to build and optimise an outstanding workforce.  Course content covers recruitment and training processes, ongoing employee development, performance appraisals and more.

Transportation Management System

Module eight focuses on the selection of appropriate transportation, discussing the different transportation types and the benefits/drawbacks of each.  The importance of building an efficient ongoing transportation management strategy is also discussed.

Effects of Transportation on Environment

Environmental issues are investigated in module nine, focusing specifically on the way the various modes of transport can have an impact on the environment.  The environmental responsibilities of the global travel and tourism trade are also detailed and discussed.

Crisis Management - Requirements and Features

Contingency planning is one of the most important responsibilities in the contemporary travel and tourism sector.  Module ten guides candidates through a series of effective crisis management techniques, along with the importance of considering every possible outcome in advance.

Design and Implementation of Public Awareness Programmes

Module 11 takes a closer look at the advantages and disadvantages of inbound tourism, guiding candidates through the process of creating and implementing an effective public awareness program.

Benefit of Sustainable Development of Tourism

The course concludes with an insightful introduction to sustainable tourism, along with the benefits that accompany sustainable operations.  The importance of proactive environmental conservation in travel and tourism is further explored.

Career Path

This accredited Level 5 Diploma in Travel and Tourism has been designed for candidates looking to thrive in this dynamic global sector.  Become a holiday representative in the country of your choosing, build a rewarding career in marketing or perhaps set up your own travel agency from scratch.  Whatever your objectives, you’ll be a step closer to reaching them with this endorsed Level 5 Diploma in Travel and Tourism!  For the right candidate, a career in travel and tourism really is a lifelong holiday!

Course Accreditation

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

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Staff Training Solutions has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Staff Training Solutions to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer 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.

Who should take this course

All courses from STS are open to candidates worldwide, free from the usual deadlines and time restrictions. This popular Level 5 Diploma in Travel and Tourism was designed specifically for:

  • Anyone interested in international travel opportunities
  • Members of the workforce in pursuit of promotion
  • Business owners and entrepreneurs with no formal training
  • Anyone interested in starting their own travel business
  • Jobseekers looking to boost their employment prospects

Whatever it takes to help you tap into your true potential, Staff Training Solutions is standing by to make it happen!  Enrol today, or contact a member of our student support team for more information!