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Travel and Tourism Level 1 at Gateshead College

Course description

If you’re looking for an introduction to the world’s fastest growing industry then this course is ideal for you.

You will study holiday resorts, travel companies, world and UK destinations and customer care as well as exploring employment opportunities.

You will have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience as well as visiting travel and tourism destinations and organisations. We will prepare you for working in a range of travel industry roles in the UK and overseas.

Course content

  • Customer service in travel & tourism.
  • Promoting products and services.
  • The UK travel & tourism Industry
  • Worldwide and UK destinations.
  • Employment in travel & tourism

Entry requirements

No formal requirements, just a positive attitude and a commitment to developing your skills.

Future opportunities

After completion of this course you will be well equipped with the industry skills needed to enter successful employment in travel agencies, hotels and visitor attractions or progress towards further study.

Fast-track to an apprenticeship

If you can’t find the right apprenticeship vacancy or you want to do some studying first - no problem. You can start on a vocational study programme then once you’re ready and a vacancy becomes available, we’ll help you transfer on to an apprenticeship.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 14 April 2016

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    • Gateshead College's Baltic Campus is located on the Gateshead quayside, just minutes from Newcastle City Centre and its attractions.

      The College is situated behind the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art and The Sage Gateshead.

      The College has its own car park, but at busy times alternative parking is available nearby.

      There is a charge for parking. Students can apply for a permit to allow free parking during study time.