Travel and tourism


Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 24 weeks
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 20/03/2020

Fees and Finance

16-18 Free
19-24 £633 p/ year
24+ £633 p/ year
International £9,000 p/ year


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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 customer service and selling skills, retail travel servicers, tourist information services and travel planning.

In addition, you will be given an opportunity to gain the on-line Viewdata and Galileo systems qualifications used by major retail agents and tour operators (additional cost). You will also have work experience opportunities at London Airports.

Aims of the course

To go out into the aviation world of work

Unit Breakdown

Meet and greet services, Skills for working in travel and tourism, Retail travel, Travel planning, tourist information services,

Assessment Method

Course work + on-line exam

Progression Opportunities

Gain employment

Career Options

PSA (Passenger service agent), Passport and security, Customer Service Agent, Airport Retail sales.

Entry Requirements

  • Completion of L1 Aviation Course or equivalent
  • English GCSE A-C grade (or equivalent)
  • A passion to work in the aviation industry.


Modern classroom settings with the additional bonus of a mock-up airline cabin and airport check in area. We will also have the opportunity to visit real life working environments at London airports, airport recruitment days and industry visits.

Process for Application

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Lewisham Southwark College, Lewisham Way, London SE4 1UT

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