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Advanced Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism

ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism allows learners to develop some of the key skills they need to work in a management role with a mandatory unit and a choice of options.


These qualifications have been developed with the support of centres who are currently delivering qualifications at this level in Travel and Tourism and Management or who plan to do so in the future.

ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism has been accredited to the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF).

Each qualification has a Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN).  This number will appear on the learner’s final certification documentation.

The QAN numbers for the ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism is 600/4720/3

National Occupational Standards

The ATHE Level 5 qualifications in Management for Travel and Tourism provide much of the underpinning knowledge and understanding for the National Occupational Standards in Management and Leadership.


On successful completion of a Level 5 qualification in Management for Travel and Tourism there are a number of progression opportunities. Learners may progress to:
  • larger qualifications at the same level e.g. from a Certificate to the Diploma or Extended Diploma in Management or related qualification for example the Diploma in Management for Health and Social Care.
  • a degree programme in a higher education institution and claim exemptions for some of the units completed.

Who is it for




ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism has been developed to conform to the requirements of the RQF, to meet the requirements of the sector and to respond to the needs of our centres.

We provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level and for learners who do not have management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior experience the work place.
ATHE Level 5 Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism is designed to provide:
  • maximum flexibility with different sized level 5 units for those who only wish or have the time to initially take smaller qualifications and then build up qualifications over time
  • opportunities for learners to develop knowledge and skills, personal qualities and attitudes essential for successful performance in working life
  • optional units in particular specialisms that are directly related to learners’ current responsibilities or that meet a particular interest and support career development
  • opportunities for learners who wish to undertake a full time course of study leading to an Extended Diploma
  • Travel and Tourism Organisations in a Global Context
  • Managing Communication
  • People Management
  • Finance and Funding in the Travel and Tourism Sector

About ATHE

An Ofqual regulated awarding organisation, providing RQF qualifications in management, health & social care management and travel & tourism management.

We are known for our excellent customer service, efficient support and flexible qualifications that offer diverse progression routes.

Our Qualifications

Our management qualifications are the culmination of expert input from colleges, sector skills councils, industry professionals and our qualification development team.  We have taken advantage of the flexibility of the RQF to develop a suite of awards, certificates and diplomas that offer progression from level 4 up to level 7.

Key features of the qualifications include:
  • core units that are common to different sectors offering the opportunity for learners to move between sectors or delay decisions as to which area to specialise in
  • small qualifications that can be used for professional development for those in employment or for learners who do not have the time to undertake a full time programme
  • flexible methods of assessment allowing tutors to select the most appropriate methods for their learners
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Mode100% Online
  • Duration6 Months
  • Awarding InstitutionATHE Awarding Organisation
  • Title of AwardATHE Level 5 Diploma in Management for Travel and Tourism
  • Entry RequirementsAt least a Level 4 qualification, or 2 years managerial experience and competency in the language of assessment
  • FeesEUR 1200
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