COURSE INFORMATION

Travel and tourism is a diverse and vibrant industry with vast employment opportunities regionally, nationally, and internationally. The aim of this course is to deliver enhanced, emerging and vocationally relevant sector skills that will improve your employment prospects by developing a range of transferable business skills while developing Travel and Tourism sector specific skills.

  • Management
  • Negotiation
  • Communications
  • Customer Service Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Team Work 
  • Analytical Skills
  • One year full-time
  • Two years part-time
  • Structure of the Travel and Tourism Industry

     

  • Applying Marketing Principles in Travel and Tourism

     

  • Creating a Culture of Customer Care

     

  • Preparation for Employment in Travel and Tourism

     

  • Communication: Business Communication

     

  • Information Technology

     

  • Developing the Individual Within a Team

     

  • Business Accounting

     

  • Economic Issues: An Introduction

One of the following:

  • At least one relevant Higher at level C or above plus four National 5s at Grade C or above in relevant subjects (e.g. Business, English, Modern Studies, English, History, Admin & IT, Religious, Moral & Philosophical Studies,  Computing, Geography, Maths or Science based subjects)

  • Advanced Certificate: Business Enterprise (with Administration , Accounting or Legal Services) to include 12 SQA units at SCQF Level 5 or above, including one at SCQF Level 7

  • Advanced Certificate: Travel, Events and Business to include 12 SQA units at SCQF Level 5 or above, including one at SCQF Level 7

  • Relevant industry experience and/or other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis
  • Year 2 of HND: Travel and Tourism with Business SCQF Level 8 
  • It is possible to progress on to a degree at university from this course - see our HE and Degree Pathways guide for more information
  • Private and Public Sector Travel and Tourism Operations

  • Private and Public Sector Events Operations

  • Private and Public Sector Business Operations

  • Visitor Attractions

  • Business Travel Operations

  • Human Resources

  • If practical training/visits are arranged, you will be required to make a contribution to the cost
  • You may be required to take part in an informal conversation as part of the application process. 
  • In the case of Fife school leavers, the College will request a Transition Form from your school