Introduction to Travel and Tourism

Certificate Travel, Tourism & Aviation

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Travel, Tourism & Aviation
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Harpurhey Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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Our Level 1 Travel and Tourism course is ideal for you if you would like to progress into a role as holiday representative, tour guide, tourist information centre assistant or travel agent.
This introductory qualification will enable you to learn, develop and practice the skills required to get started in the travel and tourism sector.
You'll learn all about the travel and tourism industry in the UK, tourism destinations across the world, what customer service skills are required to be successful in the industry and how to recommend holidays to suit customers' specific needs.
You'll also find out about the wide range of careers available in the industry including roles like overseas resort representatives and, ultimately, prepare for employment in the travel and tourism industry or progression into further study.

Please click here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

There are no formal examinations as part of this course. You will be assessed through assignments, role plays and short question and answers sheets.

Upon successful completion of this qualification learners could progress on to study our Level 2 in Cabin Crew or Aviation Operations and into a career as a Holiday Representative, Tour Guide, Tourist Information Centre Assistant and Travel Agent.

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There is no cost for this course if you're aged 16-18.
If you're an adult aged 19+ and you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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Travel, Tourism & Aviation

The travel and tourism industry is absolutely huge and incredibly varied – in Manchester alone, tourism is worth around £7 billion to the local economy!

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