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Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade E (grade 2) or above including English, plus a good school report/reference.

Who is the course for

This Foundation Level course is for those wishing to gain employment in the travel & tourism industry.

Course Content

Course units include:

  • The UK travel industry
  • The UK tourism industry
  • Customer service in travel and tourism
  • Locational geography
  • UK travel and tourism destinations
  • Recommending holidays to suit customers’ needs
  • Promotional materials for travel and tourism
  • Providing information on a tourist destination
  • Preparing for employment in travel and tourism.

Students will also study Level 1 Exploring the Aviation Industry.

Study Methods

Lectures, workshops, group work, visiting speakers, practical sessions and outside visits to provide students with a realistic view of the industry. This will include a residential stay within the UK. You may also undertake a one week work placement within the travel industry.

How is the course assessed

Course work, assignments, time-constrained assignments and practical applications of skills. .

Where next - Further Studies

C&G Level 2 Diploma in Travel & Tourism or an apprenticeship.

Where next - Job Opportunities

Employment as a travel or holiday representative, a junior role in a hotel or at the airport.

More Information

For further information, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team on 01895 853333 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Last updated: 9 November 2016.

How to Apply

To apply for a course choose one of these methods:

  • Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
  • Post - download an application form here , or use the form in the prospectus. Fill it out and return it to:

Student Records/Admissions, Uxbridge College, Park Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 1NQ.

When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.

Uxbridge Campus: Course Starting Mon 04 September 2017

Starts: 04/09/2017

Duration: 1 Year(s)

Where: Uxbridge Campus

When: Monday-Friday 09:00 to 17:00