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What career opportunities can this lead to?

The travel industry is a growing one, and the number of job opportunities is varied and plentiful. Career opportunities are available in areas such as travel agencies, holiday representatives, customer service in hotels and hospitality, or working on the rail network or at airports. Those students who are successful to merit standard on Level 2 can progress on to Level 3 Travel and Tourism. Students who have successfully completed this programme have gone on to work at visitor attractions, travel agents and in hospitality.

What are the entry requirements?

No prior travel knowledge is required but we do require a minimum of 4 GCSEs at grade A*-D / 9-3. You will undertake an interview in college in which you should demonstrate your interest and commitment to the travel and tourism programme.

What does this programme involve?

Compulsory units on the programme are Customer Service, The Travel and Tourism Sector and The Nature and Effects of World Travel. Other units studied include European Destinations, Holiday Planning and Preparing for Employment

Work experience will be carried out in the Colleges ABTA/ATOL bonded Travel Shop (Eden Global Travel )which is open to staff, students and members of the public.

All students without an A*-C / 9-4 grade in English or Maths will be required, as a condition of the programme, to undertake either a GCSE or Functional Skills programme.

How is the programme taught and assessed?

Teaching and assessment methods vary from lectures and written assignments to demonstrations and seminars.
You can expect to attend the College for approximately 15-16 hours per week and you will need to complete some work at home.

What else do I need to know?

For students wishing to participate in optional college excursions, we ask a deposit of 50 at Level 2 to cover trips throughout the year. No other equipment or special uniform or clothing is required but students must bring stationery to class.

Dates for the diary

Our School Leaver open events are held each October, November, March and June. For specific dates and times please see the events section of our website or telephone 023 8091 1299.

How do I apply?

Apply by clicking on the APPLY NOW link on this page. Alternatively, you can apply by completing an application form from our printed prospectus or through our Information, Advice and Guidance team by telephone 023 8091 1299 or via email at

*Fees will apply if you are over 18. You may be eligible for fee support or a loan. To find out an accurate cost, based on your individual circumstances, please contact our Information, Advice and Guidance team.

Course Code


Session Venue Starts Days Time Weeks Fees* 24+ Fees*
FDTT Eastleigh College 10/09/2018 Full-Time Full-Time Full-Time   £1,617.00 Apply now

* Please note that although this tool looks to give customers the best indication of course costs, a final cost can only be confirmed once all submitted information is verified by our information, advice and guidance team.

Need any further advice?

If you require further advice and guidance about any of our courses, the College has a dedicated Careers Advisor who can be contacted on telephone 023 8091 1014

The Equality Act

The College wishes to ensure that it complies with the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. If you are a disabled person, please ensure that we know what you need so that we can make all reasonable adjustments to help you succeed.

Please note all courses descriptions may be subject to change.

Jake, 22

Jake, Travel and Tourism

Jake left school wanting to become a holiday rep, but is now flying high in his career with Virgin Atlantic.


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