C&G Level 1 Diploma in Introduction to the Travel & Tourism Industry (4959-03) and C&G Level 1 Certificate in Exploring the Aviation Industry (4955-01)

Apply From: 14th of June 2018
Application Deadline: 30th of March 2020
Start Date:

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Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade E (grade 2) or above including English, plus a good school report/reference.

Who is the course for

This Foundation Level course is for those wishing to gain employment in the travel & tourism industry.

Course Content

Course units include:

  • The UK travel industry
  • The UK tourism industry
  • Customer service in travel and tourism
  • Locational geography
  • UK travel and tourism destinations
  • Recommending holidays to suit customers’ needs
  • Promotional materials for travel and tourism
  • Providing information on a tourist destination
  • Preparing for employment in travel and tourism.

Students will also study Level 1 Exploring the Aviation Industry.

Study Methods

Lectures, workshops, group work, visiting speakers, practical sessions and outside visits to provide students with a realistic view of the industry. This will include a residential stay within the UK. You may also undertake a one week work placement within the travel industry.

How is the course assessed

Course work, assignments, time-constrained assignments and practical applications of skills. .

Where next - Further Studies

C&G Level 2 Diploma in Travel & Tourism or an apprenticeship.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment as a travel or holiday representative, a junior role in a hotel or at the airport.