This practical course will give you a deeper understanding of world travel and teach you skills to prepare you for further study or a career in the industry. As part of the course, you'll have a two-week work placement in the sector. Previously our students have worked with companies including Travelodge, Thomson and National Express. We also run several visits a year to give you an understanding of how UK visitor attractions operate successfully, this has included the London Aquarium, Tower of London and Thorpe Park.

Units include:

  • Customer service
  • Marketing
  • The UK as a travel destination
  • Visitor attractions.


You'll wear a uniform as part of your course. Depending on your circumstances, the cost varies and this will be assessed when you join the course.


Continuous assessment of coursework, role play, presentations, case studies. There are also some externally moderated exams.

Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs including English or maths; OR other related qualifications and experience.

If you don't meet all the entry requirements for this course don't worry - you can still apply. You may need to take a preparatory Level 1 course with us first to pick up all the skills you need for further study. We'll discuss this at your interview.

Next Steps

Move on to our Level 3 course to deepen your understanding and improve your job prospects.

Important information

All courses run subject to demand and the content listed here should be used as a guide only. Course content may vary according to a range of factors such as course duration, campus, teaching staff and requirements from awarding bodies. Check our course and fee guidelines for further details.

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Where and when
1 Year
Study mode:?
Full Time
What do I need to pay?
16-18 year olds:
£ 0
19 and older: ?
£ 0 - 1,150
Materials fees: ?
May be charged

Fee reductions for adult short courses