Travel and Tourism (Level 6)

Edinburgh College


Sighthill Campus


This is an interactive and practical course designed to enhance your knowledge of tourist destinations and the different roles you could work in. Develop excellent customer service skills, discover dynamic employability subjects and enhance your career prospects. This course ensures you are well prepared for further studies in this area which could lead to an exciting career in this growing industry. There will be an opportunity to take part in a study abroad unit and past locations have included Berlin and Belfast. Edinburgh College has state-of-the-art facilities and you will use aircraft simulation programmes in order to gain hands-on experience in the industry. You will attend guest lectures from the best in the travel business and learn about the abundance of job opportunities available in this growing sector.

Subjects include:
Travel and Tourism: Enhancing Skills for Employment; Travel and Tourism: Preparation for HN;
Work Experience; Skills for Customer Care; Travel and Tourism in the UK; Marketing in Travel and Tourism: An Introduction; Leisure and Business; Tourist Destinations; Selling the Travel and Tourism Product; Travel and Tourism Study Visit; Sustainable Practices in Travel and Tourism; The Scottish Tourism Product: An Introduction; Air Travel: An Introduction; Social Media Literacy; Travel Products and Services; Airport Ground Operations; Accommodation and Package Holidays.

Entry Requirements

6 subjects at National 5 preferably including English; or NC Travel and Tourism (Level 5). Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

HNC or HND Travel and Tourism

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Travel and Tourism

SCQF Level