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Level 1/Level 2 First Certificate in Travel and Tourism

This course aims to inspire you to consider a career in the travel and tourism sector. It will give you the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and understating of the skills required to work in the travel and tourism industry.

Course Overview

This 1 year course is the equivalent 2 GCSE's. The course will require a commitment of 15 hours per week.

The course purpose is to inspire and enthuse learners to consider a career in the Travel and Tourism sector. It is the aim of the qualification to give learners the opportunity to gain a broad knowledge and understanding of, and develop skills in, the travel and tourism sector. It also hopes to support progression to a more specialised level 3 vocational or academic tourism course or an apprenticeship.

Fundamentally, it hopes to give learners the potential opportunity, in due course, to enter employment within a wide range of junior job roles across the travel and tourism sector, for example posts in travel agencies, visitor attractions and the tourist information centre.

Modules you will study may include:

Core Units 

  • The UK Travel and Tourism Sector
  • UK Travel and Tourism Destinations


Optional Units 

  • International Travel and Tourism Destinations
  • The Development of Travel & Tourism (Lisburn)
  • The Travel & Tourism Customer Experience ( Downpatrick) 


You will also work towards a Personal Development qualification and will be involved in a range of activities, designed to improve your employability. 

You will be required to complete Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy or ICT if you do not have a GCSE grade C in English or Maths or Computing.

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Ideal If:
you want to broaden your knowledge and understanding of the skills required to work in the travel and tourism industry as an Events Manager, Travel Agent or Cabin Crew.
You'll Learn:
about the UK Travel and Tourism sector, the business environment, travel destinations and international travel.
You'll Love:
the field trips that you will take part in on this course, allowing you to gain an insight into the travel and tourism sector.
You'll Progress:
onto further study on a Level 3 Diploma in Travel and Tourism or a Subsidiary Diploma in Travel and Tourism. Alternatively, the course can also lead directly into a career in Travel and Tourism, Hospitality, Business or the Airline Industry.
You'll Need:
2 GCSEs at Grade D or above.
Terms & Conditions

Students will be required to comply with SERC's Terms & Conditions of study.

While we endeavour to run all our courses on the advertised day, SERC reserves the right to change the day of week on which the course runs.

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