FdA in Tourism Park Management


Course Title: FdA in Tourism Park Management
Course Code: OR086

The Foundation Degree in Tourism Park Management is a course designed specifically for the next generation of owners and managers in the UK tourism park industry. It is the only course in the UK that tailors standard business practices to holiday parks to ensure business continues to succeed. The course focuses on personal development within the tourism parks industry and aims to provide learners with the skills and knowledge appropriate to management of a park. It enables learners to enhance career prospects and gives them the academic depth to pursue further study should they wish. The course, which can be studied around work commitments, covers key topics from business strategy and legislation to managing health and safety and embracing new technology. The range of units offered will provide the learner with underpinning knowledge and assist them to acknowledge their personal strengths and overcome their weaknesses. They will also acquire a range of transferable skills such as use of IT, conducting research and report writing. Each unit includes a week of teaching and an associated assignment to be completed between units.



FdA in Tourism Park Management

Course Content

Business Strategy for the Tourism Park Industry Marketing for Tourism Parks Managing the Tourism Park Consumer Managing Finance and Business Performance within Tourism Parks Leadership and Management for Tourism Parks Managing the Changing Legislation for Tourism Parks Managing Tourism Parks through Technology Business and Professional Development within the Tourism Park Industry Managing Biodiversity in Tourism Parks Research Skills Work-based Learning Managing Health and Safety in Tourism Parks Specialist Research Project Practical Business Development for Tourism Parks.

Career Ops

This course is aimed at those already working within the tourism parks industry but may lead to further career development into business management roles. Progression is possible through other national universities and colleges to study to Level 6 (BA (Hons)) in Tourism or Business Management.

Dates & Fees

Start Date End Date Start Time End Time Mode of Attendance Days of the Week No of sessions Total Fee Full Cost Total Fee 19-23 Total Fee 24+
07-Jan-19 31-Jul-22 9.15 a.m. 4.45 p.m. Degree Level Mon - Thu 150

Location & Contact Details



Material Required

There are no special requirements for the course but the units are delivered at different locations across the UK at host tourism park sites and students will need to be prepared to travel to attend. Course materials and assignments will often be accessed on-line so students do need to ensure they have suitable internet access.