Travel and Tourism

Why should I study travel and tourism?

There are currently over 176,000 people working in the tourism industry with 45,200 job opportunities expected between 2021 and 2024.

Working in travel and tourism opens up a world of opportunities within in the aviation sector, tourist information and customer service. This course will give you the skills and knowledge for a career in the industry. You will learn in our purpose-built cabin room and gain industry experience to help you progress to further study or employment in the sector.

Our courses will prepare you well for an exciting and rewarding career in the travel and tourism industry.  

What jobs can I get in this area?

You can get jobs in tour operations, visitor servicing, tourism development, tourist and information services, retail and business travel agents, airlines, airports and with cruise operators.

How are the courses taught?

You’ll learn through work placement, groupwork, lectures, industry visits and guest speakers.

You’ll be taught by lecturers who have worked in the industry including for airlines such as British Airways, Emirates and Jet2.

What courses does the college offer?

W offer a range of travel and tourism courses from NC to HNC. All our courses prepare you for employment in industry or further training or qualifications.

  • NC Level 5 Travel and Tourism with Events
  • HNC Travel and Tourism

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