Faculty of
Sport, Travel & Public Services


Travel & Tourism

Overview:

  • Title: Travel & Tourism
  • Code: F02401
  • Level: Level 1
  • Length: 1 Year(s)
  • Term: Full Time
  • Faculty: Sport, Travel & Public Services

Examples of annual salaries for tourism occupations:

  • Travel Agent £15,000 (plus commission)
  • Cabin Crew £15,000 (plus commission)
  • Overseas Holiday Rep £8000 (plus commission & accommodation)
  • Hotel Manager £35,000 - £50,000
  • Receptionist £12,000  
  • Bar Staff £6,000

This course will cover:

  • CUSTOMER SERVICE IN TRAVEL & TOURISM
  • THE UK TRAVEL INDUSTRY
  • THE UK TOURISM INDUSTRY
  • LOCATIONAL GEOGRAPHY
  • PREPARING FOR EMPLOYMENT
  • OVERSEAS REPRESENTATIVES
  • UK TRAVEL & TOURISM DESTINATIONS
  • PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS
  • RECOMMENDING HOLIDAYS TO SUIT CUSTOMER NEEDS
  • ACCESSIBLE TRAVEL & TOURISM

Level 1 – 3 x GCSES at grades E or level 2/3 (including English and Maths)
Please apply via the Oldham College website, you will then be invited in for an interview with one of the Travel & Tourism Programme Tutors.
  • Continuous assessment
  • Tests
  • Portfolio building
  • Role play
  • Presentation
  • GCSE/ functional skills maths & English exams (where applicable).
  • Level 2 Airport Operations
  • Level 2 Cabin Crew
  • Level 2 Travel Services
  • Employment
  • Apprenticeships.

Experience required for those over 19 years of age.

This course is designed to help students gain the qualifications and practical understanding required for a career in the Travel and Tourism Sector. 

All leaners must complete 35 hours of work experience.  Where possible learners must contact employees to arrange this themselves.

Study Programme


All students at Oldham College will participate in a personalised study programme that will maximise your potential and enable you to progress onto employment, apprenticeships or higher education.

This means you will:

  • Study a core qualification in a vocational discipline and continue to develop your English and Maths skills through functional skills, GCSE resits and the option of Level 3 qualifications
  • Participate in meaningful work experience
  • Enjoy a range of enrichment opportunities e.g. basketball, archery, skiing and sign language
  • Take part in dedicated tutorial sessions to review your progress and development

Visit: www.oldham.ac.uk or Call: 0161 785 4000