Level 1 Certificate in Travel and Tourism

Your Unique Experience

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. We do ask for a contribution to your educational trips of £35.00 which is payable at the beginning of term. You will be required to wear a uniform; you will get details of this at enrolment.

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

Recommending Holidays to Suit Customer Needs

The Role of Overseas Resort Representatives

Promotional Material for Travel and Tourism

UK Travel and Tourism Destinations

World Wide Travel and Tourism Destinations

Locational Geography

Providing Information on a Tourist Destination

You will also study functional skills in Maths, English and ICT which must also be completed as part of your course.

More than just a Course

If you are interested in a career in Travel, Tameside College offers a wide range of courses to get you started in the rewarding career of the Travel and Tourism sector.

Travel and Tourism is an exciting and challenging career. It can lead to many career prospects and combines core skills such as communication, as well as practical skills. The course will give you the knowledge and skills to move forward into industry.

Course Format

Full Time

Special Features


Equipment cost:£TBC

Uniform and equipment costs are correct as of 01 July 2016 – prices are subject to change

Entry Qualifications

For entry onto this course you should have at least one of the following:

4 GCSE grade E-G in individual subjects

An Entry Certificate in Skills for Working Life, Life Skills or other Entry Qualification

An appropriate standard of literacy and numeracy

All applicants will be required to attend an interview to discuss their related interests and experiences for applying and complete an initial diagnostic assessment.


When you have passed your course (to a Merit profile), you will have the option of progressing onto the City & Guilds Level 2 Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism.

Progression is subject to an interview, good attendance, punctuality, attitude and completion of all vocational and functional skills units.

Alternatively you may wish to move straight into employment in the Hospitality or Travel and Tourism industries.


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.