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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). You will also have work experience opportunities at London Airports.

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of L1 Aviation Course or equivalent
  • English GCSE A-C grade (or equivalent)
  • A passion to work in the aviation industry.
  • Unit breakdown, Progression & More...

    Assessment Method

    Course work + on-line exam

    Aims of the course

    To go out into the aviation world of work

    Progression Opportunities

    Gain employment

    Facilities

    Modern classroom settings with the additional bonus of a mock-up airline cabin and airport check in area. We will also have the opportunity to visit real life working environments at London airports, airport recruitment days and industry visits.

    Career Options

    PSA (Passenger service agent), Passport and security, Customer Service Agent, Airport Retail sales.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Part Time
Duration 30 weeks
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 15/05/2020

Funding

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+ £633 p/year
International £3,600 p/year

More Options

  • Starting 09/09/2019 at Southwark
    Venue Southwark
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Full Time
    Duration 24 weeks
    Start Date 09/09/2019
    End Date 20/03/2020

    Funding

    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+ £633 p/year
    International £9,000 p/year

And Then?

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Travel agents

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Travel agency managers and proprietors

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£24,000

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.

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.

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