As the only college in Scotland’s capital city
and centre of tourism, we are excited to offer this new course. This course will be
delivered flexibly with both online and face to face classes (blended learning). The course will
focus on developing and enhancing skills required for gaining employment within
the tourism and hospitality sector and is designed to offer the flexibility to study at your
own pace and prepare you for a wide variety of future roles. This is an 18-week course running from September through to mid- January and will ensure
you have the necessary knowledge and skills to apply for a job in
Edinburgh and across Scotland as the tourism industry recovers and grows.
You will study a variety of subjects from
across the sector gaining valuable insight and access to employers and the job
market and learning how to deliver excellent customer care and preparing you
for the selection process.
Scotland and Edinburgh Tourism Product Knowledge
Planning Tours and Creating Itineraries
Structure and Organisation of the Travel and Tourism Industry
Customer Care Skills
Enhancing Skills for Employability
Selling the Travel and Tourism Product
A minimum of six National 4s or equivalent of
SCQF Level 4 is preferable although we will welcome applicants who have
enthusiasm and a passion for the industry which will be reflected in your
strong personal statement.
We will consider each application on an individual basis.
English Proficiency Requirements
Minimum 5.5 IELTS
How the course is assessed
Online tests and quizzes, closed book exams, role plays and reports.
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
We will set up a skype meeting or call applicants.
Progression And Articulation Routes
Progress onto our SCQF level 6 course in January 2021Download our progression route map here
A wide range of career options in the tourism and hospitality sector.
Online and every second Wednesday in our Sighthill campus.
Course Cost And Funding Options