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Hospitality and Tourism (Level 1 BTEC Introductory Diploma) — Full-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you love the world of travel, have a passion for customer service and enjoy putting a smile on people’s faces.

You’ll learn about the travel and tourism industry and the skills required to succeed in it. You’ll cover areas such as customer service, planning visits, UK travel and tourism, local geography and preparation for employment.

You can expect lots of subject variety, visits to give you first-hand experience of the industry, and to complete a range of practical/written assessments and presentations/.

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2024/25.

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Location Date
111 Canal Street

Start: Monday 2nd September 2024

Course code: C031787 / Q031788


Pearson BTEC Level 1 Introductory Diploma in Travel and Tourism


1 year

Level Level 1
Entry requirements

You’ll need:

  • 3 GCSEs at grades 9-4 (A*-C), one of which must be English or Maths; or
  • A relevant Entry 3 vocational qualification.

You will also be asked to sit an initial assessment. The initial assessment must show that you are ready to study English and maths at Level 1. If your results are lower than this, don't worry, we'll find the right course for you.

Teaching & assessment

You'll be assessed via a range of practical and written assessments and presentations.


Choose to follow with further study at Nottingham College on a Level 2 Travel and Tourism or Aviation course. Career opportunities include: aircraft or cruise ship stewarding, travel agent, holiday representative or airport crew.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are aged 19 or over you may still be eligible for funding. Check out our Financial Help pages to find out more!

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.

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