City and Guilds Level 1 Diploma introduction to travel and tourism

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Are you ready for a career in the fast-paced travel and tourism industry? This course will give you a broad understanding of the different aspects of working in the industry, from the importance of customer service to the role and responsibilities of a resort representative and air cabin crew. You will also benefit from guest talks and a one week work placement.

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Who is this course for?

If you’re in year 11 or 12 and are looking to take the next steps towards your career these courses are for you. Our vast selection of vocational courses span a range of subjects and combine academic study with practical skills. Study in industry standard facilities and use our industry links to prepare for progression.

Benefits / Skills

  • Acquire interpersonal skills for the travel and tourism workplace.
  • Develop customer service and selling skills.
  • Plan a travel and tourism related event.
  • Understand travel and tourism support services.
  • Entry Requirements

    GCSEs at grades 3-1 or equivalent.

    Career Progression

    Progression may include a relevant level 2 qualification or employment.

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    Course Details

    Duration

    1 year

    Study Type

    Full time

    Start Date

    18/09/2023

    Course Code

    78031-01

    Course Fee (16-18)

    No fee

    Course Facts

    History

    English and maths will be built into your course if your grades are below 4

    Labour Market

    By 2024, the leisure and travel sector in Leeds is predicted to grow by 3.1%. (EMSI, 2019)

    Student Testimonial

    "I went to Greece on an international work placement and thoroughly enjoyed it. I learnt what it is like to live and work abroad, and this helped influence my decision about what job I would like in the future.” Sophie Appleyard | Travel & Tourism
    School of Travel, Food & Drink
    Leeds City College
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