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Travel and Tourism - Foundation Learning (Level 1) at Hopwood Hall College

Course description

Travel and tourism is an exciting, challenging and vibrant industry, and accounts for over 200 million jobs worldwide.
It is a multi-billion pound business and is the fastest growing sector in the world, accounting for 1 in 12 jobs in the UK alone.

Course content

• Marketing
• Customer service
• Visitor attractions
• The travel and tourism industry
• The business of travel and tourism
• Overseas resort representative
• Entertainment for holiday makers
• Retail and business travel
• The cruise industry
• UK, European and long-haul travel destinations
• Events in the hospitality industry

Entry requirements

No formal qualifications.

Financial information

No cost for 16-19 year olds.

Future opportunities

After completing this course the next step is to progress onto the Level 2 Diploma Travel and Tourism, an apprenticeship or employment.

For further information on where this course can lead, speaking to a tutor can help identify the right pathways and destinations for your future. They can also refer you to the most relevant people for more targeted support and information should it be needed.

Further information

For more information please visit, pick up a prospectus from the Rochdale or Middleton Campus or call us on 0161 6437560.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 21 October 2015
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Key information

  • Start date: Next September
  • Duration: 1 Year
  • Course code: BTAL1VSFM1


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      By Road: 
      The Rochdale campus is 2.6 miles from junction 20 of the M62. Follow the signs for Rochdale town centre
      By Rail:
      Rochdale train station, with frequent connections to Leeds, Bradford and Manchester, is a ten minute walk from the Rochdale Campus through the town centre. It is also a Metrolink station, Manchester’s light railway system, which links Rochdale with Oldham, Bury and Manchester City Centre.
      By Bus: 
      The Rochdale bus station is approximately 5 minutes walk from the Rochdale campus. There are frequent bus services throughout the borough which terminate in Rochdale.