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Travel and Tourism (with languages) NQ

(SCQF level 5)

Food, Events, Hospitality & Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure

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Mode of Study


Start Date

31st Aug 2020, 1 year


City Campus


This course will help you develop basic skills and knowledge about the Travel and Tourism Industry. It provides you with a general preparation for working in the industry and is a good foundation for building specialist skills (please see the 'What you Study' section, below, to find out more).

You'll be taught by highly qualified lecturers who have a wealth of experience in Travel and Tourism.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 5. For more information on the framework visit:

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • One National 5 qualification at Grade C or above AND two National 4 qualifications including English; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You will be invited to attend a course presentation where you will get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you are interested in this subject area.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

What you study

You will study units such as

  • An Introduction to Travel and Tourism.
  • Working as Air Cabin Crew.
  • Airport Ground Operations.
  • Tourist Destinations.
  • Selling Skills.

You'll also study French, German Spanish/Italian and visit local tourism facilities to give you a taste of what Scotland can offer visitors.

After the course


This course will help you prepare for a career in the Travel and Tourism Industry. Employment opportunities include airport check-in staff, airport ground crew, retail travel agent, holiday representative.

Continuing Study

Successful students could progress to a higher level course NC Level 6 Travel and Tourism.


How the course is taught

 This course is taught using a variety of teaching methods such as:
  • Role Play.
  • Virtual Learning Environment (Moodle).
  • Industry Visits.
  • Guest Speakers.
  • Project Work.

Assessment methods

This course is assessed using a variety of methods such as:
  • Reports.
  • Observation.
  • Role Play.
  • Mode of Study:
  • Start Date:
    31st Aug 2020, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus