The aim of the course is to help you gain improved skills and increased chances of employment. You can progress onto Level 2 Travel and Tourism if you achieve merits and distinctions in your coursework units and achieve all components of your study program as well as English and maths functional skills.
What can this course lead to?
Who is it for?
Studying a travel and tourism course is a brilliant way to introduce you to one of the largest industries in the world. This Level 1 course will give you an understanding of the travel and tourism business and the types of companies within it.
What is covered?
You’ll study a range of topics including:
- The UK leisure and business travel industry
- Travel geography
- Customer service
- Trip planning
- Preparing for a career in travel and tourism
- Resort representatives
You will also prepare for employment through a short period of work experience/placement.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
A minimum of Entry Level 3 in English equivalent and the ability to demonstrate an interest in the subject.
Continuous assessment through a range of coursework, portfolios of evidence, and short online tests.
The course also includes various trips around the local area and further afield. You will also be required to wear a travel and tourism uniform. Costs will be advised to you at the interview stage, for payment during the enrolment process.
Work experience gives young people who are studying a qualification practical experience which is directly related to their course, helping prepare them for the world of work. Work experience hours are an essential as part of your study programme throughout the academic year in a relevant working environment, you will need to provide evidence for a DBS application funded by college, support is available gain a relevant placement.