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Travel and Tourism Level 1 Diploma at South Essex College

Course description

This course is ideal for you if you have little or no experience and wish to understand and work in the travel and tourism sector.

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Course content

Year one:

  • the UK travel industry
  • the UK tourism industry
  • customer service in travel and tourism
  • locational geography
  • maths and English

Optional units cover a range of specialisms including:

  • accessible travel and tourism
  • travel and tourism itineraries
  • worldwide travel and tourism destinations
  • the role of overseas resort representatives
  • providing information on a tourism destination

Entry requirements

  • demonstrate the ability to work at level one in maths and English in an assessment
  • successful attendance at transition event


  • multiple choice examination
  • assignments
  • practical demonstrations and role plays

Financial information

FREE to UK/EU under 19s not in employment

Future opportunities

  • Travel and Tourism Level 2 Diploma

How to apply

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

Last updated date: 23 November 2018
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