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Tourism, Hospitality and Events Diploma

If you’re serious about a career in travel and tourism, then this is definitely the course for you. You’ll develop expertise across a wide range of travel and tourism areas, letting you take full advantage of the many career opportunities this industry offers – whether that’s right here in South Devon, or halfway across the globe. The travel and tourism industry is continually evolving, and with a vast range of career opportunities. This course will provide you with a high level of knowledge about a wide variety of travel and tourism areas. You will learn through a variety of practical activities and theory sessions, and you will be assessed by written and practical tasks.

This is an intensive course, so you will require a high degree of self-motivation, and upon successful completion, you could progress to a second year of study at South Devon College, with a view to progressing to the foundation degree in Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management at University Centre South Devon, or alternatively consider employment.

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What will I learn?

"I chose to study this course because it would lead to a career where I could travel. There are lots of different opportunities within travel and tourism and the course taught me about all of them - from cabin crew procedure, cruise ships operations and holiday representatives as well as customer service and event planning."Imogen Stelfox

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

South Devon College,
Long Road,
Paignton,
TQ4 7EJ

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