Travel and Tourism

NCFE , Level 3
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What Our Students Say

“So the tutors are great for a number of reasons – they’re casual, you don’t feel like you’re being forced to do anything that’s uncomfortable, they’re not strict, they’ll have a laugh with you if you want to and they know how to get stuff done when they need to if we’re on a bit of a time crunch, but they also know how to have a bit of fun and not put pressure on you – and they’re great, they’re always there to give you information if you need it for at-home tasks and they’re always on Google Hangouts to message you if you need anything and they get back to you really quickly.”

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“Because I’ve got autism and I’d sometimes have trouble understanding things – because I need stuff breaking down into detail and explaining to me in a perfect way, in a much more understanding way, I have tutors that understand me a bit more.”

Max

I think I’ve really enjoyed the fact that I’ve had to make new friendships, especially because I didn’t know anyone coming in – but after the first few weeks I think I’ve adapted to it really well.

Dan

Did you know!

  • Gain industry insight from our expert guest speakers, industry related visits, and valuable work experience opportunities.
  • By 2024, the leisure and travel sector in Leeds is predicted to grow by 3.1%. (EMSI, 2019)

Course Information

Introduction

Ever dreamt of travelling the world and being paid for it? This course will give you the knowledge and skills needed to provide memorable travel experiences and will help you become a destination expert who understands the business and specialist areas behind the tourism sector. Strong links to local partners such as Visit Leeds and Ryanair will give you valuable industry insight. Your teachers are industry experts and will prepare you for this amazing industry! Please note, you will be required to wear a stylish uniform.

Travel and Tourism

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Benefits and skills

  • Create holiday memories by developing your customer service speciality skills.
  • Become a destination expert.
  • Develop the skills and qualities required to become a holiday rep.
  • Understand how travel organisations market their products and services
  • Identify specialist holiday packages

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, preferably including English and maths.

Available Apprenticeships and Progression options

This is a one year course and if successfully completed you can progress on to the NCFE Level 3 Extended Diploma for year two.

Course details

Duration: 10 months
Start Date: 09/09/2024
Fees (16-18): No fee
Study Type: Full time
Course Code: 78822-01

Please note that for all courses starting on 9th September, there will be an induction week, WC 2nd September.

Employment Statistics

  • Air travel assistants

    Average Salary
    £16,120
  • Aircraft maintenance and related trades

    Average Salary
    £39,520
  • Marketing associate professionals

    Average Salary
    £23,920

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