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Travel & Tourism

For people considering an exciting career in the travel and tourism industry, this course is a great stepping stone. You will explore topics including the travel and tourism industry, customer service, travel planning, promotions, recommending holidays, preparing for employment, and worldwide destinations, as well as functional skills in mathematics and English.

Entry Requirements

  • 3 GCSEs D-G / or 3-1 (in 2017 GCSEs)
  • Relevant industry experience
  • Unit breakdown, Progression & More...

    Assessment Method

    Research tasks, short-answer questions practical tasks and online e-assessments.

    Aims of the course

    To enable you to learn, develop and practise the skills required to get started and progress in your career in the travel and tourism sector.

    Progression Opportunities

    After successful completion of this course you can progress on to a Level 2 qualification in travel and tourism.

    Facilities

    Lessons, educational visits to tourism attractions, guest speakers and workshops.

    Career Options

    After further study, this course can lead to a wide range of roles in the tourism industry such as travel agent, tour operator, cruise operator, tour guide, overseas resort representative or within a hotel.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 994 p/year
24+ £994 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

Travel agents

£23,000

Travel agency managers and proprietors

£63,000

Leisure and travel service occupations n.e.c.

£24,000

Sarah El-wahabi

Sarah El-wahabi

Airlines aim to build professional and well groomed air crew so in order to pass these interviews you need to look like the part and sell yourself. One of the things I learned at College was how to stand out in these interviews.

Kimberley Cooper

Kimberley Cooper

I’m so glad I chose the path I did – studying such a vocational course at Southwark College was great for my CV, and now I’m doing the job I always wanted to do.

Stephanie Marshall

Stephanie Marshall

The course tutors are amazing and if it wasn’t for them I wouldn’t have got this job.

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