This Extended Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management is a full time 18 months course, awarded by 'The Association of Business Executives (ABE) (UK)'. This programme links business principles with sector expertise by introducing you to the principles and practice of modern tourism. The programme goes further to explore issues such as ecotourism and sustainable development. Students holding this qualification will be confident in applying key business and management concepts to this growing sector.
The positions below are examples of jobs currently held by ABE Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification holders. The list is not exhaustive as ABE qualifications are applicable to a wide range of vocations. Level 4 Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management- Hotel or Travel Agency Supervisor Level 5 Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management– Assistant Hotel or Travel Agency Manager Level 6 Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management– Hotel or Travel Agency Manager There are three levels of qualification available on the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management programme - Level 4 Diploma, Level 5 Diploma and Level 6 Diploma as shown in the table below. ABE has also developed the Extended Diploma in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management, comprising 13 units in one stand-alone qualification. It is accredited by Ofqual as a Level 6 qualification. The programme can still be taken as two separate qualifications at Levels 5 and 6.