CERTIFICATE IN EMPLOYABILITY AND WORK SKILLS FOR TRAVEL AND TOURISM
SCQF Level 6
Travel & Tourism, International & Commercial

Course Overview
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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.
What You Will Learn
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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.

What you will learn:

  • Scotland and Edinburgh Tourism Product Knowledge
  • Planning Tours and Creating Itineraries
  • Business Communication
  • Structure and Organisation of the Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Customer Care Skills
  • Reception Skills
  • Enhancing Skills for Employability
  • Selling the Travel and Tourism Product

  • Entry Requirements
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    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
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    Minimum 5.5 IELTS
    How the course is assessed
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    Online tests and quizzes, closed book exams, role plays and reports.
    Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements
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    We will set up a skype meeting or call applicants.
    Progression And Articulation Routes
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    Progress onto our SCQF level 6 course in January 2021
    Download our progression route map here
    Career Opportunities
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    A wide range of career options in the tourism and hospitality sector.
    Number Of Days Per Week
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    Online and every second Wednesday in our Sighthill campus.
    Course Cost And Funding Options
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    Start Date and Time
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    Full Time

    PLEASE NOTE: All full-time courses will begin from the week beginning Monday 7 September. From 31 August students will be given an online induction to College and their course.

    End Date
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    Full Time

    This course will end on...
    • Friday 15/01/2021
    Course Delivery
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    Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation


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