• Travel and Tourism

    HNC Travel and Tourism

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year

  • Start Date

    Aug 2024


Start your journey into the world of Travel and Tourism on our HNC Travel and Tourism course. The travel industry is making a comeback. This course is your ticket to a vibrant career. Discover the excitement of global tourism and learn how to shape unforgettable experiences. Your adventure begins here, where you may explore and unlock the potential of the travel and tourism sector.

Entry Requirements

To study on this course, you'll need:

  • genuine interest in the travel and tourism industry
  • focus on customer care in a service-driven environment
  • core skills in Communication and Numeracy at Level 6
  • one relevant Higher at grade C or above
  • an appropriate SCQF Level 6 course or equivalent
  • an interview with us

If you don't have formal qualifications, we also welcome applicants with life experience.

Course Content

The fascinating world of travel and tourism includes topics such as:

  • global tourism's economic impact
  • the art of selling tourist destinations
  • tour guiding and itinerary planning
  • destination marketing using digital and social media
  • customer care and satisfaction skills
  • business and ICT skills
  • written and verbal communication skills

You may also enjoy study visits to iconic destinations and hear insights from industry experts. Take part in volunteering opportunities and support local events to boost your employability skills.

Next Steps and Career Opportunties

Once you’ve completed the course, you may have the opportunity to:

  • progress to an SCQF Level 8 course, like HND Travel & Tourism
  • launch your career in various sectors, such as travel management, visitor centres, tour operations, and more

Potential careers include roles in national tourist organisations, travel management companies, airlines, and cruise ships. The sky's the limit, with potential for management roles or even starting your own business.

Why Choose This Course?

By choosing our HNC Travel and Tourism course, you're not just learning; you're experiencing, exploring, and preparing for a dynamic career. Build on practical skills and knowledge that are highly sought after in the industry. From marketing destinations to leading tours and developing excellent communication skills.

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Start Date

Aug 2024

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