Travel & Tourism courses at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College

Travel & Tourism courses at North Warwickshire & Hinckley College are perfect for you if you love meeting new people and want to see the world!

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Travel & Tourism career opportunities:

  • Working in events like music and arts festivals, horse shows, vintage car rallies and county shows
  • Transport (cruises etc.)
  • Holiday resort reps
  • Travel agencies
  • Tour guides
  • Tour operators
  • Tourism marketing (destination marketing)
  • Tourist information
  • Cabin crew

Careers in this sector are seen as glamorous. You could travel abroad on a daily basis, working internationally and meeting visitors from many different countries.

Travel & Tourism the key facts

  • Around two million people work in tourism in Britain, making it one of this country’s most important industries. Tourism is flourishing and an increasing number of people are attracted to our historic towns and cities, countryside and seaside resorts.
  • In the long-term, this sector is expected to grow. It is predicted it will need 208,000 additional jobs by 2017. Demand for people with degrees is expected to grow as there are expected to be 69,000 more managerial jobs over the next eight years.
  • Hours can be more flexible than in an office – many people work shifts. The work can be quite demanding physically, especially if you’re on your feet all day!


Travel & Tourism courses

Check out our Travel & Tourism courses and your career will really take off!

  • Find out everything you need to know about the industry and who the big players are – former students work with Servisair. British Airways and in airports across the country.
  • Let the adventures begin! You’ll have the chance to travel with us; previous students have jetted off to Amsterdam.
  • You will have the opportunity to do work experience in the UK’s biggest airports including Birmingham.
This course not only gives you an insight into the Travel & Tourism sector, but also gives you the skills and knowledge to become part of this rapidly expanding industry and can lead you into employment or onto a higher level Travel & Tourism course. Please click here to learn more
This course is designed to provide a broad education in Travel and Tourism as a basis for both training leading to employment and Higher Education. Students will develop the general skills, knowledge and understanding needed for a range of travel and tourism occupations or professions. This course is equivalent to one and a half A-Levels. Please click here to learn more
This is a City and Guilds vocational qualification, supported by Swissport at Birmingham Airport. It covers the relevant roles, disciplines and skills to meet the needs of candidates who want to work in a variety of roles in the aviation industry. Successful applicants will be offered the opportunity to attend an interview with Swissport at the end of their course. Please click here to learn more
This Higher National Certificate programme is designed as the first year of a two year Higher National Diploma to equip individuals with the knowledge, understanding and skills required for success in employment in Travel and Tourism at supervisory or management level or, after the second year, for progression to the final year of a top-up degree programme at selected universities. Please click here to learn more


If you are aged 19+ and enrolling on a Level 3 or above Further Education course please see 19+ Advanced Learning Loans.

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