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Travel and Tourism The Business of Travel NPA SCQF Level 6

Campus Granton Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Part time

Start date Aug 2024

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Course overview

This course is specifically for senior phase school pupils while still at school.

This National Progression Award (NPA) at SCQF level 6 will introduce you to the dynamic travel sector and will allow you to develop the employability skills and knowledge that are important to industry employers. It will allow you to develop a good working knowledge of UK and global travel destinations and tourism and travel products available in Scotland and the UK. You will learn how to meet customer requirement, use online systems and understand the role of air cabin crew and holiday resort representative.

What you will learn

  • Working as Air cabin Crew
  • Resort Representation
  • Leisure and Business Tourist Destinations
  • Travel and Tourism in the UK

How the course is assessed

  • Role plays
  • Written tests
  • Reports
  • Online tests

Number of days per week

  • Two days per week (Tuesday and Thursday) at 13.30 hours

Entry requirements

Candidates must have achieved 4 x National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above and be capable of working independantly on research projects.

Learners would benefit from having attained or be working towards:

  • English at National 5 (SCQF level 5) or above
  • Travel and Tourism Units at SCQF level 5 (Skills for Work)
  • Social Subject at National 5 (SCQF level 5) or above

English Proficiency Requirements

Minimum 5.5 IELTS or equivalent

Progression and Articulation Routes

Successful completion of this qualification will count as one Higher for access to one of our HN Travel and Tourism courses in the following year.

Career options

  • Air Cabin Crew
  • Travel Agency
  • Tourist Resort Representative
  • Visitor Centre Guide

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date
Granton Campus Part time 20/08/24

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