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Travel and Tourism HNC

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 7

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

This HNC Tourism course is a one-year advanced level qualification leading directly to employment in the travel and tourism sector.  This course is uniquely designed to prepare you for work in the tourism industry in Scotland and the UK with opportunities to work in the fields of cabin crew, airport operations, tour operators and travel agents and tour guiding.

Please note that completion of this course will not allow you to progress onto the HND level. You will gain 12 credits when completing the HNC but 15 credits are needed to progress to HND year two. You can pick up a language course taught at Edinburgh College to make up the three extra credits if you wish. 

What you will learn

  • Working as Senior Air Cabin Crew
  • Airport Ground Operations
  • Structure and Organisation of the Travel and Tourism industry
  • Applying Marketing Principles in Travel and Tourism
  • Providing Information on the Scottish Tourism Product
  • Tour Guiding and resort Representation
  • International Tourist Destinations

How the course is assessed

  • You will be assessed through academic, role play and practical assignments throughout the year. 

Number of days per week

  • 3 days per week

Entry requirements

  • Minimum 2 Highers at Grade C or above or relevant NC pass at SCQF Level 6 
  • Attitude and aptitude personal statement interview

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • This is an employability course designed to get you ready for sector employability

 

Career options

  • Travel representative 
  • Cabin crew member 
  • Ground crew member 
  • Airport operations  
  • Tour operator  
  • Travel agent  
  • A role in customer service

 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Granton Campus Full time 29/08/22 41 Weeks

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