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 be given a book list and you'll be expected to buy the main text book for the course. Our library is well-stocked with everything else you need.


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

Entry Requirements

Three GCSEs A*-D/9-3 including English or maths; OR a relevant Level 1 qualification plus English and maths assessed by us to be at an appropriate level.

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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