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Travel and Tourism (Level 2 NCFE Extended Certificate) — Full-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you love travel, have a passion for tourism, and would like to combine the two.

You’ll learn about worldwide travel destinations, professional customer service, how to create promotional materials, different visitor attractions, and the role of tourist information centres.

Mandatory Units:

  • Customer service in travel and tourism
  • The UK travel and tourism industry

Optional Units include:

  • Travel and tourism destinations
  • Promotion in travel and tourism
  • Career planning for travel and tourism
  • Heritage and Cultural Tourism

You can expect to learn the skills you’ll need to progress your career and land your dream job. You’ll complete scenario-based assessments with practical/written assignments. Nottingham College will help you to gain valuable experience on work placements that give you a real insight into the industry

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: C050505 / Q050512


NCFE Level 2 Extended Certificate in Travel and Tourism


1 year

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grade 9–4 (A*–C), one of which must be English Language or Maths. Functional Skills Level 1 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 3 (D) and Functional Skills Level 2 can be used as equivalent to GCSE grade 4 (C) or above.

Teaching & assessment

You will be asked to take part in an externally set scenario-based assessment alongside practical and written assignments.


Choose to follow with further study at Nottingham College on a Level 3 course in Travel and Tourism or Aviation Operations. Career options include: event management roles, travel agent, theme park employee, cruise ship employee or holiday resort representative.

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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