Travel and Tourism (Level 5)

Edinburgh College


Granton Campus


This Level 5 National Certificate course gives you an excellent introduction to the travel and tourism industry. It will develop your knowledge of tourist destinations and the different roles you could work in and allow you to develop skills in order for you to provide excellent customer service. This will really prepare you well for sector employment or further studies in this area which could lead to an exciting career in the growing industry that is travel and tourism.

Tourist Destinations; Selling Skills; Skills for Customer Care; Travel and Tourism: Enhancing Skills for Employment; Airport Ground Operations: An Introduction; Resort Representation: An Introduction; Tour Guiding: An Introduction; Working as Air Cabin Crew; British Isles Tourist Destinations with a Scottish Context; Understanding Tourism in the Local Area; Information and Communication; Technology; Communication; Numeracy.

Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 plus 5 at National 4 including English and Maths. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

NC Travel and Tourism (Level 6) or other relevant course at SCQF Level 6

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Travel and Tourism

SCQF Level