Travel and Tourism (Fast Track)

Argyll College UHI


Tobermory Centre, Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre, Arran Centre, Islay Centre, Helensburgh Centre


This course provides the essential knowledge and skills needed to go into employment in the tourism industry or further study. It is also suitable for those already working in the industry who wish to extend and formalise their knowledge and equip themselves for progression on the career ladder.

The programme is delivered during the winter months, to allow those working in the industry to take advantage of the opportunity to gain training in their chosen field.

The course provides a sound broad-based foundation in travel and tourism by examining the development and growth of various sectors of the industry as well as the impact that the industry has on people and places. Facilities and services provided by the local tourism industry are investigated with a strong emphasis on the key functions of promotion, customer service and technology.

Entry Requirements

English or a social science subject at National 4, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4.

Start Date

Please contact your local centre for more information on start date.



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

6 months


Catering and Hospitality

SCQF Level