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Travel & Tourism

For people thinking about an exciting career in travel and tourism this course will help you progress towards your goal. Exploring the travel and tourism industry the programme will enable you to learn about customer service and selling skills retail travel servicers tourist information services and travel planning.In addition you will be given an opportunity to gain the on-line Viewdata and Galileo systems qualifications used by major retail agents and tour operators (additional cost).

  • Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...

    Entry Requirements

    L1 Diploma in Travel & Tourism (Merit)GCSE English A-D gradePassion about working in the Travel and Tourism industry

    Assessment Method

    Completion of units on-line exam role plays

    Aims of the course

    To gain opportunities to enter work in Travel and Tourism

    Progression Opportunities

    After successful completion of this course you can progress on to a Level 3 qualification in travel and tourism.


    Modern classroom settings Guest speakers from industryWork experience in a T&T working environment

    Career Options

    This course equips you for a wide range of roles in the travel and tourism sector 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 Part Time
Duration 36 weeks
Start Date 05/09/2022
End Date 30/06/2023
Course Code 4TVAN9A0


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

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 633 p/year
24+ Please Enquire
International £3,600 p/year

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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."

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."

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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