Travel and Tourism

Travel and Tourism Level 1 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

This course commences September 2020 and runs for one year.

Entry requirements

Candidates are required to have:
• Two GCSEs at grade 2/E or above

You will achieve

NCFE Level 1 Certificate in Introduction to the Travel and Tourism Industry

Course overview

You are choosing to follow a career in a dynamic and challenging industry that offers lots of variety and employment opportunities at all levels. You might be interested in living abroad, in transport and tour operations or working in visitor attractions. Whatever you choose, this course will get you on the right path!

Course content

The subjects that you will study will allow you to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/ or career progression in the travel and tourism sector.
Units Include:

  • The UK Travel and Tourism Industry
  • Customer service
  • Locational geography
  • Planning for taking part in a visit
  • Preparing for employment in travel and tourism
  • Recommending holidays to suit customers’ needs

Assessment methods are mainly assignment based and may include practical projects including presentations, group activities, written reports and role-plays. Some units also require learners to complete an end of unit test.

Stationery and a memory stick will be required.

Honeywell Sports Campus
Honeywell Lane
S75 1BP

Employment: On completion of this course you could gain employment as a trainee within the travel and tourism industry.
Education: You could continue to work towards higher level qualifications such as a Level 2 Diploma in Travel and Tourism.

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths  we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Travel and Tourism Level 1 Full-time

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