Travel and tourism

Overview

This course is a perfect introduction to the Amadeus Computer Reservation System. You are given hours of training time AND a 176 page workbook. You will cover all the essentials of Ticketing, Airline Reservations, Car Hire & Hotel Reservations. This course is suitable for beginners as well as those with some prior knowledge of a GDS and will provide you with an expert level of knowledge in Amadeus.

Most travel companies are computerised and use a GDS (Global Distribution System) to book flights, hotels and car hire. This is an essential course for those wishing to work in the Travel and Tourism Industry especially for those seeking careers with airlines, travel agents or hotels. Learning a GDS has many benefits, it could mean the difference to you securing your ideal travel job! This course will significantly improve your employability skills and increase your chances of gaining work within the Travel and Tourism industry.

Aims of the course

To give students an expert knowledge of the Amadeus Computer Reservation System

Unit Breakdown

Airline Ticketing, Airline Reservations, Car Hire & Hotel Reservations.

Assessment Method

Online e-assessments.

Progression Opportunities

This course can lead job opportunities within the travel and tourism market.

Career Options

On completion of the course, students can work as front of house for: Hotels, Airlines & Airports, Travel Agents and tour Operators, in the travel and tourism industry.

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

Demonstrate competency in English language skills or successful completion of a Level 1 qualification in a related subject - plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability along with a satisfactory reference.

Facilities

The course is taught through lessons and online workshops. Learners will have an initial induction of 4hours of in class lessons, thereafter students will complete online assessments from home which are set by the tutor. Contact with the tutor will be via email/ telephone to facilitate the students completion of the course. Learners can also make arrangements to see the tutor for 1:1 face to face appointments.

Process for Application

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Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 8 weeks
Start Date 19/02/2018
End Date 27/04/2018

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £195 p/ year
24+ £195 p/ year
International £0 p/ year

Funding

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Details

Venue Southwark
Day/Eve Day
Study Mode Part Time
Duration 8 weeks
Start Date 02/10/2017
End Date 01/12/2017

Fees and Finance

16-18 £0 p/ year
19-24 £195 p/ year
24+ £195 p/ year
International £0 p/ year

Funding

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

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