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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 worldwide travel destinations, customer service and selling skills, retail travel servicers, tourist information services and interpersonal skills, as well as functional skills in mathematics and English. In addition you will be given an enrichment opportunity to gain the on-line Viewdata and Galileo systems qualifications used by major retail agents and tour operators.

Entry Requirements

  • 4 GCSEs D-F / or 3-2 (in 2017 GCSEs)
  • Relevant Level 1 qualification with Merit or above
  • Relevant industry experience to Level 1 or above
  • Unit breakdown, Progression & More...

    Assessment Method

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

    Progression Opportunities

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

    Facilities

    Lessons, educational visits to visitor attractions and hotels, guest speakers, and workshops.

    Career Options

    This course equips you for 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 £ 1,287 p/year
24+ £1,287 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

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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.

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.

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