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Travel and Tourism City & Guilds Introductory Diploma Level 1 at Doncaster College

Course description

This course is designed for learners who have an interest in Travel and Tourism but have little or no experience. The aim is to provide you with an understanding of the basic principles of the Travel & Tourism industry and allows them to explore the variety of amazing career opportunities.

Learners will also have the opportunity to achieve qualifications in Functional Skills subjects English, Maths and ICT and study Personal and Social Development to support their new skills.


Course content

During the course you will explore the UK Travel and Tourism Industries, looking at the organisations involved, who they are and what they do. You will also learn Customer Service skills to use in your new career and along with Worldwide Geography knowledge.

You will learn how to plan itineraries and take part in visits, find out how to help your future customers make the most of their travel plans and look at what they need before, during and after their trips. Explore how holidays are put together as well as how they are sold and delve into the life of an overseas holiday representative.

You will discover a whole range of career opportunities within the Travel and Tourism Industry you never knew existed!


Entry requirements

​All applicants will have a one-to-one interview with a course tutor and must demonstrate a genuine interest in Travel & Tourism and ability to progress on the course.

There is also an initial assessment in Maths and English that must be taken before a place on the course will offered.


​Assessment will take place throughout the year with a range of written assignments, practical activities and online tests. You will be given deadlines and continuous feedback from your tutor.

Future opportunities

​Students may progress onto level 2 courses in dedicated Aviation, Cabin Crew or Travel and Tourism pathways.

You will improve your chances of gaining employment in the travel and tourism industry with travel agencies, tour operators, at visitor attractions and overseas work such as resort representatives whilst improving your communication and vocational skills.

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 05 April 2016
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