Travel and Tourism Level 1 Introductory Diploma
This course is designed for learners who have an interest in
Travel & Tourism but have little or no experience. The aim is
to provide you with an understanding of the basic principles
of the Travel & Tourism industry and allows them to explore the
variety of amazing career opportunities.
What you will be doing:
During the course you will explore the UK Travel & Tourism
Industries, looking at the organisations invloved, who they are and
what they do. You will also learn Customer Service skills to use in
your new career and along with Worldwide Geography knowledge.
You will learn how to plan itineraries and take part
in visits, find out how to help your future customers make the most
of their travel plans and look at what they need before, during and
after their trips. Explore how holidays are put togther as well as
how they are sold and delve into the life of an overseas holiday
You will discover a whole range of career opportunities within
the Travel and Tourism Industry you never knew exsisted!
Assessment will take place throughout the year with a range of
written assignments, practical activities and online tests. You
will be given deadlines and continuous feedback from your
All applicants will have a one-to-one interview with a course
tutor and must demonstrate a genuine interest in Travel &
Tourism and ability to progress on the course. There is also an
initial assessment in Maths and English that must be taken before a
place on the course will offered.
Course Progression Routes
Students may progress onto level 2 courses in dedicated
Aviation, Cabin Crew or Travel and Tourism pathways.
Course Career Prospects
You will improve your chances of gaining employment in the
travel and tourism industry with travel agencies, tour operators,
at visitor attractions and overseas work such as resort
representatives whilst improving your communication and
If you are unsure about your career progression please contact
the Careers Team.
Trips and visits will be arranged which are beneficial to this
course and your learning. These activities may incur additional
fees that will always be kept to minimum.
There are no course fees if you are under 19 years old. However,
you may have to pay for textbooks, personal kits, uniforms, trips
and personal stationery. You will be informed of these at your
All students will be required to wear an industry standard
uniform which must be ordered via the college and purchase a travel
atlas at a cost of approximately £20
For Application and Enrolment Information Contact
Free phone: 0800 358 7575
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