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Travel and Tourism Courses at DCG

Broaden your horizons with DCG. We’re your passport to one of the most popular career destinations of all – from delivering excellent customer service as cabin crew to marketing memorable package tours, from entertaining holiday-makers to providing tourist information, from managing high-profile events to stewarding on cruise ships.

We’ll be your expert guide as you embark on your career journey towards roles such as travel agent, holiday rep, tourist information officer, cabin crew, ticketing agent, hotel manager and conference organiser.

Our full-time courses, ranging from Levels 1 to 3, capture all you need to know about travel, tourism, aviation and customer service. Our short part-time programmes also provide a vital introduction to the skills required to excel in this fast-paced industry.

As a DCG Travel and Tourism student, you can look forward to fascinating opportunities as you map out your future. You could find yourself practising with our mock aircraft cabin interior, check-in desk and security scanner or you could take fieldtrips to airports, visitor attractions and hospitality venues. No day is the same: in the past, our students have helped run international tourism conferences and assisted at the launch of major cultural exhibitions.

good evening everyone and welcome to the

Derby College information evening I’m

here tonight to talk to you about travel

and tourism courses based here at the

Roundhouse first I will give you a

little bit of background knowledge about

the college to put everything into

perspective for you at Derby college we

are made up of four campuses which

include the Roundhouse where you will be

based the Joseph Wright Center Brimfield

hall and Ilkeston together these make up

Derby college group which you’ll also

hear referred to as DCG so why choose

Derby college group we have a multitude

of support areas which are available to

every student

DCG from the moment we meet you right up

until you have completed your study

program and you are deciding on new next

steps whether you still need to gain

your maths or English GCSEs or if you

are looking for top quality work

experience which will help you gain

valuable industry knowledge we will

offer you tailor-made support to suit

your individual needs as you’ll see

Danka College has invested in

first-class industry standard equipment

which you can view in more detail after

this presentation we do everything we

can to help you succeed during your time

here and this has been recognized by

Ofsted who have graded us as a good

provider this is the second highest

rating available to any school or

college another fantastic asset we have

here at DCG are our innovative employer

academies these have helped our students

gain valuable work experience

create key industry contacts and really

bring to life their college learning

experience we work with a wide range of

employers who provide valuable input

into your study program some of them

include East Midlands Airport capita

Travel Management & Events

yura Camp and Derby museums our students

are at the heart of everything that we

do in our inclusion and a support

service at Derby college is here to help

you maximize your potential and reach

your learning goals whatever learning

difficulty or disability you may have we

can offer tailored support to match your

individual needs we work in partnership

with teaching staff other internal

services and external organizations to

provide a person-centered approach

we have teamed up with career coach

which is designed to help you find a

good career by providing the most

current local data on wages employment

job postings and associated education

and training on the slide you’ll see an

example of the data relevant to travel

assistance but you can do your own

search on a role that is relevant to

your goals directly from the careers

coach link on our website if you head

over to careers and courses section of

our website and select career coach from

there you can easily browse or search

for the available courses at VCG that

lead to the career you want as you can

see on the slide the projected

employment count for travel assistance

in our region is predicted to keep

rising each year from now through to


and on the slide you’ll see a few of the

top posted job titles that have been

over the past year for this industry you

will see here a breakdown of the travel

and tourism courses available at Derby

college where for a range of different

courses dependent on what area of the

industry you would like to focus on

information on the individual units

covered or on our course sheets which

are available on the website in addition

to college talk sessions you will be

going on trips and visits and working

closely with our employers

the mission of Darby college group is to

predict and serve the needs of our

business and civic communities we are

committed to working in partnership with

employers to co-create talent for the

success of the region generate new jobs

increased social mobility and bolster

economic prosperity we are therefore

always working hard to secure the best

most relevant employer partners to help

support our students you’ll see on the

slide a few of our travel and tourism

employer partners who work very hard to

support students and give them the

industry knowledge which is current

on the slide you’ll see some of the

things that you will need to know the

first important consideration is that

you will be entering an industry where

you will be expected to wear corporate

wear in the form of a uniform in

preparation for this travel and tourism

do have a business suit which you are

expected to wear and a dress code which

you should adhere to the expected cost

is approximately 130 pounds there is

financial support available if

applicable through the Darby college

bursary scheme you will also have a

timetable which will cover all your

travel and tourism classes tutorial

sessions any directed study sessions

English a maths if applicable and also

your work experience will be planned

into your timetable Derby College has

had a significant impact on many

individuals businesses and the wider

community we are committed to producing

a talent pool equipped with the right

skills and attitudes to meet the needs

of employers we are proud of our

contribution to economic growth and

social prosperity by guiding people onto

learning pathways that lead to positive

destinations we encourage progress and

aspirational outcomes many of our

learners have gone on to achieve great

things since leaving college and here

are just a few of the many inspirational

success stories we have to share with

you so from here you have a choice of

where to go next

if you would like to check out another

subject or if you are ready to make your

application or if you’re not sure what

to do next head back to the event

homepage where you’ll find links to

different help that you can receive

tonight curriculum staff are available

on live chat if you have any questions

head over to the area of your choice and

you’ll be able to ask any questions you

might have if it is that you want a

little bit more information make sure

that you head over to the curriculum

area on the website where you can look

at the individual courses and get

information about the different programs

student services are available to help

you apply and we also have many support

areas available to give you advice and

guidance on any area of Derby college

now you are ready to apply we have a

detailed step-by-step guide on how to

apply on our website and in the

Prospectus you’ll see on the screen a

summarized breakdown of the steps you

can expect to take during the

application process if you head back to

the start our student services team are

available and they can help you with

your application tonight or answer any

questions you may have in relation to

the application process or anything else

I would like to thank you for taking

time to listen to some of the details

about travel and tourism at Derby

college and we look forward to seeing

you soon

Travel and Tourism – Course Listings

Course Type: School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse

Course Type: School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse

Course Type: School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse

Course Type: School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse

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The Roundhouse Open Evening – 07/11/2024

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Key Information

At Derby College we believe the best tutors are usually those who have real world experience of working in the field they’re teaching. So, in most cases, you’ll be taught by someone who has worked in the industry that you wish to enter. As well as being able to share their knowledge and experiences with you, they have crucial industry connections, which is a huge benefit when it comes to helping you to secure a work placement in your chosen field.

As part of your studies at Derby College we offer a full range of assistance to ensure you have a great learning experience.

Discover our campuses and facilities here. Each campus page contains:

  • 360-degree images of our facilities
  • A location map
  • A list of courses that are run at the campus
  • Student Success Stories
To find out more about our Travel and Tourism courses, attend our next course and career event or contact us on 0800 028 0289
Press the Apply Now button, that can be found at the top and bottom of every course information page and follow the instructions for the InTouch applications portal. If you are unable to apply online, contact Student Services who will help you complete your application form and will be able to help and guide you to make a decision on the course of study to meet your needs and ambitions.

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Travel and Tourism – Success Stories

Adam Rodgers

School Leaver Vocational

Adam Rodgers

Dave Essam

School Leaver Vocational

Dave Essam

Evie Wisniewska

School Leaver Vocational

Evie Wisniewska at her workplace

Tayla Barnes

School Leaver Vocational

Tayla Barnes

Daisy Gallacher

School Leaver Vocational

Daisy Gallacher

Daniel Johnston

School Leaver Vocational

Daniel Johnston

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