Make the most of these extraordinary times and gain a nationally-recognised qualification. A short online course is a significant first step to improving your skills and achieving your career goals.
The tourism and hospitality industry in the UK is an important driver of economic growth, employing over 3.2 million people nationally, with the potential of creating a further 500,000 new jobs by 2022.
Would you like to gain extensive knowledge and industry insight in the UK tourism industry, the hospitality sector and the UK conference and event industry? If yes, then this course could be for you.
Studying Tourism with Conferences & Events at the MET is fun, exciting and will leave you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to progress into employment or progress in Higher Education.
This vocational and practical course will extend your skills in customer service and event planning by working with local employers to plan, run and evaluate an event.
- The UK travel and tourism industry
- The UK conference and event industry
- Customer service in travel and tourism
- Responsible tourism
- Preparing for a career in travel and tourism
Future careers include:
- Travel agent
- Tour operations and visitor attractions
- Cruise or airline industry
- Travel reps and tour guides
- Tourism management
You will be assessed throughout your course via practical activity observations and academic coursework. Assessments are based around ‘real-life’; projects and industry or workplace scenarios.Your final grade will be awarded as pass, merit or distinction.
*FREE* Online short courses
The applicable fees for this course, including any available discounts, will be listed in the information above.
How to apply
Once you have created an account, you can easily apply to your chosen course and track the status of your application at any time.
HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS
Set Up Your Account
You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.
Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.
Application Review Meeting
Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.
Accept Your Place
Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.
Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.