Level 1 Certificate in Travel and Tourism

Your Unique Experience

You will be assigned a Personal Tutor and a Progress Tutor who will specifically look after your pastoral and course requirements

You will be assessed through a variety of assessment methods including discussions, displays, case studies, presentations, written work and practical assessments whilst on work placement

You will gain sector specific knowledge and experience from guest speakers and educational visits

You will be taught by industry professionals from a range of the travel and tourism sector.

We do ask for a contribution towards your educational trips of £60 which is payable at the beginning of the term.

Course Content

This course covers a variety of functions within the Travel and Tourism industry and will provide you with a sound knowledge and understanding of the industry, preparing you for further study or training in this exciting area of work. This full time course includes:

Preparing for Employment in Travel & Tourism

Customer Service in Travel and Tourism

UK Travel Industry

UK Tourism Industry

UK Travel and Tourism Destinations

Worldwide Travel and Tourism Destinations

Locational Geography

More than just a Course

The course provides students with an opportunity to develop skills, personal qualities and an attitude to succeed in working life. You will go on several trips, where you will see first-hand how functions work in industry. Trips could include visits to local attractions, accommodation providers and theme parks.

You will be required to wear a uniform; you will get details of this at enrolment. If you are interested in being a part of the vastly growing travel and tourism sector then this is the course for you. Travel dominates our lives. You could be looking to work in the airlines, overseas as a holiday representative, a tour guide, as a travel agent of even as a holiday blogger this course will support your progression into your chosen sector of travel and tourism. This practical and academic qualification will give you the knowledge and skills to move forward towards your goal.

Course Format

This is a full time programme, you will sit an exam for 2 of the units; you must pass all the exams to gain the qualification. You will learn through a variety of methods which will aim to meet the needs of each individual and accommodate different learning styles for example, case studies, assessments, group work, practical work, projects and interactive activities.

Special Features

Alongside your core Travel and Tourism studies you will study GCSE in Maths and English (if not already achieved at L2)

Entry Qualifications

You are required to have 4 GCSE grade E-G in individual subjects. You will also be required to undertake an interview and will be expected to be enthusiastic about working in the health and social care sector.


On successful completion of this qualification you can progress onto:

The L2 Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism (subject to meeting entry requirements)

Employment within the Travel and Tourism Sector

An Apprenticeship


For enquiries please contact the College on 0161 908 6789 or web: www.tameside.ac.uk/contact.

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Please Note: While every effort is made to maintain the accuracy of these details, changes can and do occur. Government policy changes rapidly (particularly from one academic year to the next) which often has an effect on availability, eligibility for funding and the fee contribution required. Please confirm the course details when enrolling.