Travel and the Visitor Economy - Level 1


Start:
September
Location:
Balliol Road Campus
Level:
1

Course Details

This qualification meets the needs of candidates who work or want to work as a Holiday Representative, Tour Guide, Tourist Information Centre Assistant, Travel Agent in the travel and tourism sector.

It enables candidates to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the travel and visitor economy sector.

The programme also includes studying Maths and English towards GCSE grade 9-4 (old grading system: A*-C) if you do not already have these grades.

  • The UK travel and visitor economy industry
  • Customer service in travel and visitor economy
  • Promotional materials for travel and visitor economy
  • Worldwide travel and tourism destinations
  • Recommending holidays to suit customers’ needs
  • Planning for and taking part in a visit
  • Providing information on a tourist destination
Travel and the Visitor Economy - Level 1.
1 year
  • Travel and Visitor Economy - Level 2
  • Cabin Crew
  • Resort Representative
  • Travel Agent
  • Check-in Attendant
  • Tour Guide
  • Airport Operative
  • Cruise Ship Representative
  • Tourism Officer
  • Customer Service Agent

Entry Requirements

How much will this course cost me?

Aged 16-18

Free.

Aged 19+

There may be fees associated with this course.

You may be eligible to have some or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Financial Support (all ages)

You may be eligible to receive financial support for course fees, travel and childcare. Please visit our Student Finance page for more information.

Please call 0151 353 4444 or email enquiries@hughbaird.ac.uk with any queries.

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

If you are aged 16-18 then the majority of our courses are free for you to study. If you are aged 19+ then there may be fees associated with the course. You may be eligible to have some, or all of these fees waived by the College, depending on your individual circumstances. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

You do not have to let a lack of money stop you from coming to Hugh Baird College. We have bursaries and grants in place to help support those students that may find it more difficult to cover the costs of participating in further education, these include help with things such as tuition fees, childcare and travel. Visit our Student Finance pages for more information.

No. We can enrol students from any area. Public transport links are good too, so the College is easy to get to from all across Merseyside.

Please contact our independent Careers Advisors. Call 0151 353 4444 or email careers@hughbaird.ac.uk.