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 on this course will have the opportunity to study for the additional qualification - The Level 1 Certificate in Exploring the Aviation Industry - within this study programme. This means you can potentially gain two qualifications at the end of your course.
5 GCSEs grade 2 (grade E) or above including English. References may be taken up.
Who is the course for?
This Foundation Level course is for those wishing to gain employment in the travel & tourism industry.
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 – Job Opportunities
Employment as a travel or holiday representative, a junior role in a hotel or at the airport.
Where Next – Further Studies
C&G Level 2 Diploma in Travel & Tourism or an apprenticeship.
How to apply
To apply for a course choose one of these methods:
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>>Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:
Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.
When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.