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International Travel (with option to study Languages) NC

(SCQF level 6)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge needed for an exciting career in the travel and tourism industry.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 6. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Three National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above including English; OR
  • NC/NQ at SCQF level 5 in a related subject; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You will be invited to attend a course presentation where you will get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you are interested in this subject area.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Employment skills. 
  • Travel agency skills.
  • Working as air cabin crew.
  • Customer care.
  • Tourist destinations.
  • Selling skills and a study visit.
  • Activity Tourism

If the language option is chosen, you may also study French, German and Spanish.

After the course

Careers

This course prepares you for a career in travel and tourism as:-

  • Travel agency counter staff.
  • Reservation staff.
  • Airport ground staff.
  • Airline cabin crew.
  • Tour operator representative.

Continuing Study

Successful students could progress to a higher level course HNC Travel and Tourism.

Teaching

How the course is taught

This course is taught using a variety of teaching methods such as:
  • Role Play.
  • Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle).
  • Industry Visits.
  • Guest Speakers. 
  • Project Work.

Assessment methods

This course is assessed using a variety of methods such as:
  • Reports.
  • Observation.
  • Debate.
  • Role Play.
  • Closed Book written assessments.

Additional Information

Dress code

Smart/Casual

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome