Post 16 -18
|Qualification name||Applied Diploma in Tourism|
|Awarding organisation||WJEC (Formerly Welsh Joint Education Committee)|
|Course type||Classroom based|
|Course start date||5th September 2022|
|Cost description||Free depending on eligibility|
5 or more standard GCSE passes or higher (grade 4 or higher) including GCSE Maths and either English Language or English Literature at a grade 4 or above. If a student is applying for a course in a subject that they have studied at GCSE it is expected that a student would have achieved at least a standard pass (grade 4) in this subject.
The WJEC Level 3 Applied Diploma in Tourism is designed to offer exciting and interesting experiences that focus on applied learning (the acquisition of knowledge and understanding) in purposeful contexts linked to tourism. It is designed for post-16 students with an interest in tourism who want to continue their education through applied learning, and who aim to progress to higher education.
Two written Exams and Two controlled assessments all woth 25% of qualification
Tourism is ideal for students wishing to develop broad skills, knowledge and understanding of the tourism industry and should prepare candidates for further study or training in tourism-related occupations - globally, one in ten jobs is in tourism and hospitality is the UKs third largest industry.