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Travel & Tourism - Level 4 or 5

Programme Title:  Travel & Tourism

SCQF Level:  4 or 5 (Either could be done but level would have to be decided prior to start so only one level would be taught)

Qualification Description: Skills for Work

Start Date: June 2014                                End Date: May 2015

Day/Time: on both Tuesday and Thursday afternoons from 2pm – 4pm

Course Outline/Description:

This course is designed to provide an introductory qualification in Travel & Tourism which reflects the initial skills required for the travel & tourism industry. It will enable learners to experience, develop and reflect on general and specific practical skills, knowledge and understanding, together with employability skills and attitudes needed to work in travel and tourism industry.

Semester 1 to 2 - Units to be completed:

  • Travel & Tourism: Employability (National 4 or 5)
  • Travel & Tourism: Customer Service (National 4 or 5)
  • Travel & Tourism: Scotland (National 4 or 5)
  • Travel & Tourism: UK and Worldwide (National 4 or 5)

Assessment Method for each of the Listed Units for this programme:

The four units have their own individual assessments and may be subject to external verification by SQA.

Describe how the pupils will be encouraged to develop Skills for Learning, Skills for Life and Skills for Work:

This course is designed to assist the students in developing the 4 capacities where ever possible including the five core skills.

General purposes of the four units are:

  • To enable learners to develop skills to become effective job-seekers and employees in the Travel & Tourism Industry.
  • To enable learners to develop skills to deal effectively with all aspects of Customer care and Customer Service in the Travel & Tourism Industry.
  • To enable learners to gain product knowledge to develop skills to deal effectively with customer enquiries for Domestic and Inbound Tourism and Excursions within Scotland.
  • To enable learners to gain product knowledge to develop skills to deal effectively with customer enquiries for Outbound Tourism Destinations from Scotland to the rest of the UK, Europe and Worldwide.

If there are opportunities within this programme to progress, please describe them below:

This Course or its Units may provide candidates with opportunities to progress to:

  • To other courses or units in Travel & Tourism
  • Further Education
  • Training or employment