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Professional Cookery, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism

Travel and Tourism HNC

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 7

Study mode Full time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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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 or second-year entry to BA (Hons) Tourism Management at Edinburgh Napier University and Queen Margaret University.  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 guides.

 

What you will learn

  • Working as Senior Air Cabin Crew
  • Airline and Airport Ground Operations
  • Creating a Culture of Customer Care
  • Structure and Organisation of the Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Applying Marketing Principles in Travel and Tourism
  • Air Travel
  • Tour Guiding and Resort Representation
  • Visitor Attraction Operations
  • International Tourist Destinations
  • Role of History, Geneology and Culture
  • Business Communication

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 Academic Highers at Grade C or above in relevant subjects or relevant NC pass at SCQF Level 6 
  • Attitude and aptitude personal statement and interview

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • Candidates will be asked to attend an information session to assess if this is the correct course for you 

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 26/08/24 41 Weeks

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