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Travel & Tourism (Introduction) Level 1 at South Cheshire College

Course description

This qualification will enable you to learn, develop and practise the skills required to get started and progress in your career in the travel and tourism sector. These introductory qualifications are ideal for anyone looking to work in a number of travel and tourism roles including: holiday representative, tour guide, tourist information centre assistant or a travel agent.

Course content

The units covered on this course are:

  • Planning for and taking part in a visit
  • Providing information on a tourist destination
  • The UK travel and tourism industry
  • Customer Service
  • Location geography
  • The role of an overseas rep
  • Worldwide travel destination
  • Preparing for employment in Travel and Tourism
  • Travel itineraries

Entry requirements

Minimum of four GCSEs at grade E - G, including English Language and Maths.

Future opportunities

The course allows for progression to the BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Travel & Tourism.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact South Cheshire College directly.

Last updated date: 17 August 2016

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    • South Cheshire College is situated in Dane Bank Avenue, Crewe and is ideally positioned for easy access. It is on major bus routes and is less than a 15 minute walk from the mainline railway station in Crewe. Junctions 16 and 17 of the M6 motorway are both only a 15 minute drive away and Manchester International airport is just 45 minutes away by rail or road.