Course Type: Full Time

Level 1 Travel and Tourism

  • Course Code AAA0327
  • Start Date 3rd September 2018
  • Duration 1 year
  • Campus Baltic Campus

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

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. 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.

You'll study:

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

The course is delivered by a team of qualified staff who all have industry experience.


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.

An interview is required.

How to apply

You can register your interest for this course online, call 0191 490 2246 or email start@gateshead.ac.uk.

Qualifications needed

2 GCSEs grade D (3) or above, ideally including maths and English or equivalent.

Required experience

We welcome all applicants without any prior experience or knowledge in this area. You will need motivation to achieve and have a passion to gain skills enabling you to progress this as a career in the future.

This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.

Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free or reduced price course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.

You can get more information at our Enrolment Events, by calling 0191 490 2246 or email us at start@gateshead.ac.uk

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