HNC in Travel and Tourism Management: Site The RoundHouse
Do you want to further your career within the travel and tourism sector?
If you are looking for a career that incorporates travel, business and customer relations, then studying a Travel and Tourism course could be a good option for you. The travel and tourism industry is one of the biggest in the world and can provide a wealth of employment opportunities around the globe.
To enable you be successful in this fast-paced and ever-changing industry, this one-year HNC programme will equip you with the core skills and knowledge in all aspects of travel and tourism management. This can lead to progression into a wide range of career opportunities such as working in the airline industry, holiday companies, cruise ships, hotels and theme parks. Other employment opportunities could include working in event management, marketing or even logistics. This course can...
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- Team Training
- Event Management
- Tourism Industry
- Travel Tourism
- Travel and Tourism
- Team Training
On the HNC in Travel and Tourism Management programme you will cover a wide range of subjects, from the management and advertising aspects of travel and tourism to the economic and financial impacts and constraints of the sector.
The Travel and Tourism Sector
Finance and Funding in the Travel and Tourism Sector
Marketing in Travel and Tourism
Contemporary Issues in Travel and Tourism
Visitor Attractions Management
Personal and Professional Development
How will I be assessed?
While on the programme, you will be assessed using a variety of methods: assignments, reports, individual presentations, group presentations, learner-led seminars, group projects, interactive displays, case studies, blogs and a portfolio that shows your personal and professional development. On the course you will develop and be assessed on your academic writing and research skills, your teamwork and communications skills, presentation skills and IT skills among many more. All of these skills are essential in the travel and tourism industry.
All assessment methods have been designed to focus on skills specific to the industry while incorporating personal and professional skills.
Are there any additional costs or specialist equipment required?
You will need to have access to a computer with Microsoft Office software (this software can be accessed for free as you are a student at Derby College). You will also need general stationery including a memory stick. The trips within this course are not compulsory but are highly recommended to enhance your learning experience. You will have the opportunity to go on an overnight visit to London, where you will experience different visitor attractions within the area and experience first-hand why visitors come to the city. The cost of this trip will not exceed £175.
Other visits will include day trips around Derbyshire to introduce you to what our area has to offer in tourist attractions. You will be given a minimum of eight weeks’ advanced notice about any trips taking place that you may wish to take part in, including costs.
What can I do after this course?
Successful completion of this programme can provide opportunities to progress within a wide range of travel and tourism related industries including working in the aviation industry and with tour operators, cruise ships, hotels and visitor attractions. Other employment opportunities could include working in event management, marketing or even logistics. This course can also lead to further study, including the Level 5 HND programme in Travel and Tourism Management.