Travel & Tourism
Would you love to start an exciting career that allows you to see the world and meet new people? Whether you dream of working as cabin crew, a travel representative or a tour guide, our travel & tourism courses will help you take your first step into this exciting industry.
Upon completion you can go on to university and study a tourism management, hospitality management and other related degrees. Alternatively, you can go straight into employment, opting for a role in a variety of settings from flight attendant to working in luxury hotels, travel agencies and more!
Trips and visits
Students will have the opportunity to embark on exciting international trips to immerse themselves in new cultures and see prominent tourist attractions with their own eyes. Past visits have included popular destinations such as New York, Florida and Paris as well as visits to Chester Zoo and Alton Towers.
You will also have the opportunity to witness behind-the-scenes action with the likes of Swissport, Manchester Airport, Liverpool John Lennon Airport and the Liverpool Cruise Terminal. Students also have the chance to experience real-world submersion cabin crew training in a swimming pool, provided by a renowned company that houses a training centre at Manchester Airport.
16-18 Years Old
By choosing to study either Level 2 or Level 3 Travel & Tourism after school, you will be taking your first steps towards securing an exciting and dynamic career. Whether you’re looking for air hostess and cabin crew courses, or hotel and tourism courses, both study options are great choices for students seeking a career in the travel and tourism industry! Learning all about both the UK sector and abroad, you will gain all the knowledge and skills you need.
Meet our students
“The second I heard that I would do a whole module based on becoming cabin crew, and that there is an onsite simulation aircraft to learn in, I knew this was the course for me! I’ve had so many great experiences, from visiting airports like Manchester and Liverpool John Lennon, to going to New York which is something I’ve always dreamed of doing.”
It was at one of the college’s exciting open evenings that former Golborne High School pupil Sarah decided to put her dreams of exploring the world into action by applying for Level 3 Travel & Tourism. Sarah has always wanted to become cabin crew, seeing the world’s top destinations while working for a prestigious airline, and she feels that she could not have found a course better suited to these goals.
Meet our tutors
Travel & Tourism Tutor Mark Turner has 10 years of retail travel experience, as well as having achieved a BA (Hons) Leisure & Tourism and a PGCE.
Mark enjoys taking his students on international trips as it helps to broaden their horizons and enhance their understanding of the travel industry.
Travel & Tourism Tutor Jenny Tickle has a BA (Hons) in Hospitality Management & Tourism and brings over 15 years’ experience in industry to her teaching, having worked in both small and global travel agencies in the North West.
“My favourite part of teaching at the college is seeing my students develop from when they arrive with us straight out of school to when they leave us as confident, employable young people. It gives me great satisfaction to see them gain jobs in the industry and progress onto their dream careers.”