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Travel & Tourism

If you're thinking about a career in the aviation or travel and tourism industry this course is a good place to start. For aviation you will learn about the aviation industry aviation terminology airport locational geography customer service and team work in the aviation industry.You will also explore the travel and tourism industry and learn about worldwide travel destinations customer service and selling skills retail travel servicers tourist information services and interpersonal skills.In addition to this you will be preparing for employment as well as developing your skills in maths and English.

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

    Entry Requirements

    Entry 3 Functional Skills English and maths (or equivalent)

    Assessment Method

    • Research tasks- Short-answer questions- Practical tasks

    Aims of the course

    The aim of the course is to develop your skills and knowledge of aviation and travel & tourism industries required for employment whilst developing your English and maths skills to enable you to progress to L2 programmes.

    Progression Opportunities

    After successful completion of this course you could progress on to a Level 2 Course in Aviation and Travel & Tourism.

    Facilities

    • Lessons- Workshops - Educational visits to airlines and airports- Visitor attractions and hotels

    Career Options

    After further study this course can lead to a wide range of roles in the aviation sector and in the tourism industry.

Course Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 36 weeks
Start Date 05/09/2022
End Date 30/06/2023
Course Code 4TVAL9S0

Funding

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16-18 Free
19-24 £ 994
24+ Please Enquire
International £9,000

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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

£26,000

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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Southwark College is closely monitoring all communications and guidance as it becomes available. This information is for students and staff and reflects updates from the World Health Organisation (WHO) and Public Health England (PHE). We are prepared to escalate our contingency arrangements in the event of change.

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Please note that, at present, this advice refers only to arrivals from Wuhan, and not the remainder of China. If you have returned from Wuhan you should:

General guidance for those planning visits to Wuhan or other destinations in China

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) maintains updated travel advice for those planning a trip to Wuhan or other destinations in China. This is available at:

www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice/china

Note

This advice is derived from The Department of Health and Social Care will be publishing updated data on a daily basis at 2pm until further notice:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-information-for-the-public#situation-in-the-uk

Supplementary Q&A for individuals wishing to know more around how the UK is managing the risk:

https://publichealthmatters.blog.gov.uk/2020/01/23/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-what-you-need-to-know/