Travel & Tourism

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.
  • Entry requirements

    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.

  • 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 – 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:

    >> Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
    >>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.

Course starting Sep 2024

Starts 2 September 2024

Duration 1 Year(s)

Location Uxbridge Campus

Days/Time Monday-Friday
09:00 - 17:00