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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, Units, Assessment and more...

    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

    Assessment Method

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

    Aims of the course

    Progression Opportunities

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


    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 12 weeks
Start Date 04/09/2023
End Date 01/12/2023
Course Code 4TVAC9S0


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16-18 Free
19-24 £ 362
24+ Please Enquire
International £9,000
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