What will I learn?

This Foundation Level course is for those wishing to gain employment in the travel & tourism industry.

Course Content

Course units include:

The UK travel industry
The UK tourism industry
Customer service in travel and tourism
Locational geography
UK travel and tourism destinations
Recommending holidays to suit customers’ needs
Promotional materials for travel and tourism
Providing information on a tourist destination
Preparing for employment in travel and tourism.

Students will also study Level 1 Exploring the Aviation Industry.

Study Methods

Lectures, workshops, group work, visiting speakers, practical sessions and outside visits to provide students with a realistic view of the industry. This will include a residential stay within the UK. You may also undertake a one week work placement within the travel industry.

How is the course assessed

Course work, assignments, time-constrained assignments and practical applications of skills. .

Where next - Further Studies

BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Travel & Tourism, City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Travel & Tourism or apprenticeships.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment in a range of travel and tourism organisations

Study options

Full Time (1 year)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2021


Uxbridge College

Park Road,


UB8 1NQ, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.