Fees indicated are based on the current year (August 2015 to July 2016) and are subject to change next year.
All our further education courses (Entry to Level 3) are free if you are 16-18 years old. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support to help with other costs associated with your course such as course materials and travel.
If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees.
If you are enrolling onto a Level 3 or 4 course and are over 24 years of age the fees may be higher and you will be required to take out a 24+ loan, please see the guide to fees for more information.
International students will be required to pay the full International course fee.
For more information, see our guide to fees.
This level 1 course will introduce you to the travel and tourism industry. You will cover a wide range of subjects such as Customer Service, Airline services, how to plan a trip for customers, preparing for and working within the travel and tourism industry, worldwide travel destinations, UK destinations, working as part of a team, location geography, using ICT in the workplace etc.
You will also be offered the opportunity to further develop your language skills by studying a functional skills qualification in English.
You will need Entry level 3 Literacy and Numeracy and the ability to use a computer well, as well as a good reference.
All applicants will be assessed for literacy and numeracy and will be invited to an interview.
You will be assessed through:
- Written assignments
- Role plays
- Practical assessments
The aim of the course is to prepare you not only for further study within this subject but also to help develop your employability skills so you could apply for work within the industry.
If you wish to continue your studies you can progress onto the L2 AIRTAC course (Airline, travel agency and Check In course). However, for this course you will need to have at least level 1 in English.
You could apply for jobs with airports, airlines, travel agents, tourist information centres, visitor attractions and hotels.
You will learn in dedicated Travel & Tourism classrooms and our mock aircraft cabin.
You will need to purchase the compulsory course atlas at the start of the course, at an approximate cost of £30.