Travel & Tourism

Get set for a career in travel & tourism - one of the most economically important activities in the world.

If you’re inspired by different cultures and environments, then our courses are ideal for you.


  • Get transferable skills in marketing, customer service and administration .
  • Enhance your employability prospects by gaining experience in holiday check-in requirements and safety procedures at Newcastle Airport.
  • Enhance your customer service skills with opportunities we’ll organise for you with one of our key partners - intu MetroCentre.
  • Work with local culture and tourism organisation – NewcastleGateshead Initiative on key projects.
  • Take part in an accredited firefighting course at Newcastle Airport – a key requirement for working in aviation.
  • Learn about the North East’s culture and tourism industry, which is currently thriving.

Our employer partners

Newcastle Gateshead Initiative
Intu Metrocentre
Hilton
Ramada Encore
Hays Travel
Newcastle Airport

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Why Gateshead College?

Employment Edge.

It's a mix of the highest standards of education and the real world skills employers look for.

90%

of travel & Tourism students have gone into work or higher level training.

We're the only college in the Tyne and Wear region to be graded by Ofsted as outstanding.