Fees indicated are based on the current academic year (2018/19) and are subject to change next year.
For students under 19
Our courses & apprenticeships are usually free if you are 18 or under on the 31st of August 2019. Some courses have additional fees for things like materials and travel, which you will need to pay at the start of your course. Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for financial support for these costs.
For students aged 19 or over
If you are aged 19 or over you may be required to pay fees. Some courses may be free, depending on your circumstances. Certain Level 3 & 4 courses require you to pay the fee in full or take out an Advanced Learning Loan to pay for your course. Please see our guide to fees for more information.
Students from outside the EU/EEA need to pay the full international fee for their course. Please note, West London College does not offer Tier 4 Visa Sponsorship for students to study in the United Kingdom.
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 and much more.
As an optional added value you can also study junior cabin crew which will will provide a great introduction to the role of cabin crew.
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 can also progress on to L2 Aviation, Travel and Tourism, P/T Cabin Crew course.
You could apply for jobs with airports, airlines, travel agents, tourist information centres, visitor attractions and hotels.
Practical role plays, portfolio of work, learn in our mock up cabin and through teamwork activities. You will also have an opportunity to learn on field trips e.g. 4 day visit to Devon, England (cost approx £150). You will need to purchase the compulsory course atlas at the start of the course, at an approximate cost of £30.