Travel and Tourism Industry

Certificate Travel, Tourism & Aviation

Course Details

Subject Area
Travel, Tourism & Aviation
Age Group
16 - 18

Wythenshawe Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

Harpurhey Campus
(Full Time - 1 year)

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This qualification will help students to learn, develop and practise the skills required for a career in the travel, tourism and aviation sector. Areas covered by this course include aviation terminology, customer service, teamwork, airport and locational geography, and preparing for employment in travel, tourism and aviation. A range of methods are used to deliver this course, including guest speakers and simulation on an aircraft and airport check-in desk.

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

Assessments for this qualification are made up of a variety of practical activities, written assignments and portfolio based work.

Upon successful completion of this qualification students will be able to progress onto a Level 2 Air Cabin Crew or Aviation course. Students can also use this qualification to work towards becoming skilled in their chosen career. Roles in the travel, tourism and aviation industry include a holiday representative, tour guide, travel agent, airport assistant and airport security.

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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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