Travel and tourism

Overview

If you're thinking about a career in the aviation industry, this course is a good place to start. You will learn about the aviation industry, aviation terminology, airport locational geography, customer service, team work in the aviation industry, and preparing for employment, as well as functional skills in mathematics and English.

Aims of the course

To enable students to develop and practise the skills required for employment in the aviation sector.

Unit Breakdown

The aviation industry, Aviation terminology, Airport locational geography, Customer service, Team work in the aviation industry and Preparing for employment.

Assessment Method

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

Progression Opportunities

This course can lead to a Level 2 Certificate in Aviation Operations.

Career Options

What can I earn in the travel and tourism industry?

When you're deciding what to study, it's important to think about where your course will lead. With a vocational qualification in travel and tourism, you'll be starting on a career path with lots of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example:

Cabin crew members start on around £19,000 a year and can earn £33,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Travel agents start at around £16,000 a year and can earn £24,000 with 3-5 years' experience

Hotel managers start at around £15,000 a year and can earn £24,000 with 3-5 years' experience

If you'd like to turn your passion for travel into a career, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our former students have taken up exciting roles such as cabin crew for EasyJet and Resort Rep for Kuoni UK in the Maldives ? and with the right training, there's no reason why you shouldn't follow in their footsteps.

To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/travel-and-tourism or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry Requirements

3 GCSEs D-G / or 3-1 (in 2017 GCSEs)

Relevant industry experience

Facilities

Lessons, workshops, educational visits to airlines and airports, and talks by guest speakers from the industry and successful students currently working as passenger service agents.

Process for Application

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Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 18 weeks
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 02/02/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £362 p/ year
24+ £362 p/ year
International £3,600 p/ year

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

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