Travel and Tourism
Passport to HNC Travel and Tourism
Comparable to Level 6
Attendance / Duration
Short full time, 18 weeks
If you want to take a step towards a future career in Travel and Tourism, this could be the right course for you.
For entry to this course, you’ll need to have:
- A real interest in working in the travel and tourism industry
- Core skills of Communication and Numeracy at Level 5
- Four National 5 passes at grade C or above OR
- A relevant SCQF Level 5 course or equivalent
- An interview with us
Travel and tourism is an exciting and enjoyable industry to work in. If you’d like to work with people and help them to have a fabulous visit or holiday experience, this course will develop the skills and knowledge you need. Like all our tourism courses, it’s fun, modern, and completely relevant to the current tourism industry.
With this Level 6 course, you’ll look in detail at global tourism and how important it is to the economy, how we can sell tourist destinations, and what it’s got to offer visitors. You’ll learn what’s involved in areas of the industry such as Travel Products and Services where tailored holidays and cruising is explored. You will study Scottish Tourism, learning what’s involved in Business and Leisure Destinations and will have the opportunity to experience tourist attractions in Scotland, first hand, as part of a study visit.
Customer Service and Employability skills are vital for working within the Travel and Tourism Industry, we cover these as part of the course too. You’ll also learn how to develop clear communication skills, both written and verbal as well as ICT skills, which are essential for success.
When you have successfully completed this short course, you’ll have the choice of:
- Moving onto HNC Travel and Tourism
- Starting your career in the Travel and Tourism Industry
Potential Careers include:
- Visitor centres/attractions
- Travel agents
- Airport ground handling