Travel and tourism


This course explores the travel and tourism industry, focusing on opportunities within the hotel industry. On this programme you will learn about worldwide travel destinations, customer service and selling skills, 'meet and greet', retail travel servicers, tourist information services, interpersonal skills, and work experience in the hotel industry. Students will also be given an enrichment opportunity to gain the on-line Book a Room system qualification.

Unit Breakdown

Worldwide destinations, Meet and greet services, UK tourism, Skills for working in travel and tourism, Retail travel, Travel planning, tourist information services, visitor attractions, tour operations and interpersonal skills.

Assessment Method

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

Progression Opportunities

This course can lead to a Level 3 Diploma and job opportunities within the hotel or travel and tourism market.

Career Options

Holiday representative, tour guide, hotels tourist information centre assistant, travel agent, or job opportunities at visitor attractions.

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


Lessons, educational visits to visitor attractions and hotels, guest speakers, and workshops.

Process for Application

To apply please select your chosen start date and location below.



Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 11/09/2017
End Date 06/07/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £1,287 p/ year
24+ £1,287 p/ year
International £7,920 p/ year


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


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