1Course Overview

Tourism Management Level 3

Course code: OSC1038

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One in twelve jobs in the UK is supported by tourism, making it one of the largest and most important industries in Britain.

Jobs directly supported by tourism are forecast to increase by 250,000 over the next decade, making employment prospects distinctly better than in other industries.

Managers within tourism may work within:

  • Airports
  • Airline and transport companies
  • Travel agencies
  • Hotels
  • Visitor attractions
  • Sports and recreation
  • Large venues and stadiums

This course provides students with a detailed picture of the tourism industry, as well as teaching valuable skills in management and marketing for a professional career in travel and tourism.

It will allow you to study the convenient way! You decide when and where you learn, at your own pace. Your coursework can be submitted by either post or email, making it easy and hassle-free.

All your course materials will then be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are there to help you every step of the way by email, so help is only a click away!

Start your journey and develop your skills and knowledge today and join over 50,000 students that already have!

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2Course Content
Unit 1: Introduction to the Tourism Industry
  • What is tourism?
  • History of tourism
  • Mass tourism
  • Threats to tourism
  • Tourism trends
Unit 2: Planning for Tourism
  • Tourism and the UK economy
  • Public sector
  • Regional development agencies
  • Local government
  • Planning
  • Feasibility studies
Unit 3: Passenger Transport
  • Trains
  • Cars
  • Coaches
  • Cruise ships
  • Passenger ferries
  • Air transport
  • Types of airlines
  • Deregulation
  • Airline infrastructure
  • Environmental impacts of airlines
Unit 4: Responsible Tourism
  • What is responsible tourism?
  • Types of responsible tourism
  • The impacts of tourism
  • Tourism development planning
Unit 5: The Management of Visitor Attractions
  • The importance of visitor attractions
  • Types of visitor attractions
  • What makes a visitor attraction appealing?
  • Visitor satisfaction
  • Types of visits
  • Design and technology
  • Ownership of visitor attractions
  • Funding visitor attractions
  • Why is the public sector important?
Unit 6: Tourism Marketing
  • Creating a tourism strategy
  • Identifying the tourist product
  • Market research
  • Market segmentation
  • The marketing mix
  • How to evaluate a product
3Other Information

Assessment

This Tourism Management course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. There is no external examination required.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. We suggest that the course will take approximately 80 hours to complete. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

This course will enable you to work when and where you want. You can study from home or at work; it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you. You will also receive our tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

4Q&As

Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
  • *Comprehensive study guide
  • *Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • *Student study planner
  • *Three colour highlighter
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
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  • * Not included with the online study option

Do I have to sit an exam?

No. We will issue certification based on your coursework alone.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price! 

What happens if I lose my course pack?

It’s not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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  • I am a permanent UK resident
  • I have 3 years of UK address history
  • I am currently employed or self-employed
  • With a minimum annual income of £5,000
  • I am not bankrupt or in an IVA (Individual Voluntary Agreement)
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