Travel, Tourism & Aviation

If you have a great passion for holidays, countries and aviation and would like to work within a profession that involves the things you love, then we have the right courses for you!

The travel, tourism and aviation industries are one of the fastest growing sectors of the UK economy, employing more people worldwide than other industries. So, it’s definitely worth selecting a course which can help propel you into the exciting and employable career, that you want.

Choosing Nottingham College to study one of our enterprising courses is certainly a good decision as we’ve earned a good reputation for offering high quality courses - aimed at getting you a place at university or starting a career in the industry.

We have industry standard teaching and high quality resources, equipment and facilities - all designed to ensure you can fly high in your chosen career. For example, we have a mock airline cabin which gives our students the chance to learn practical in-flight skills with their feet firmly on the ground.

Our excellent links with employers mean that businesses regularly contact us to encourage our students to apply for vacancies. Some even guarantee job interviews for those with 90% attendance or above, with many going on to secure a job. Recent guest speakers have included cabin crew from airlines including Thomas Cook, Virgin and EasyJet plus staff from Swissport and the RAF.

Thirteen of our students have recently landed their dream jobs at Swissport. Read more about their stories here!

Our courses involve a range of study visits, field trips and fundraising activities alongside classroom learning. You will also get a chance to go on a residential study trip in the UK, Europe, or maybe even further afield!

Levels

We offer a variety of courses at Nottingham College, ranging from Level 1 to Level 3.

University Level courses

Are you looking to study a University Level course? Click here for more information!

Highlights from Nottingham College

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Primary school pupils go to college!

20/07/2018

Nottingham College has hosted a science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) day for 60 gifted and talented Year 4 pupils from Nottingham primary schools at its Basford campus.

Music students rock Spain

17/07/2018

Twenty students took part in a music tour this summer.

Basford Nursery

16/07/2018

Information about the Basford Nursery closure.

School pupils have fin-tastic time at College seafood workshop

29/06/2018

Trainee chefs have been passing on their culinary knowledge and newfound fishmongering skills to school pupils during a seafood workshop.

Sporty students ace tennis coaching

22/06/2018

More than 2,000 local primary school children benefitted from the coaching skills and experience of Nottingham College sport students at the Nottingham Mini Tennis Schools Festival recently.

Groundbreaking ceremony marks the start of the new City Hub construction

22/06/2018

We hosted a groundbreaking ceremony today alongside Wates Construction, D2N2, and Nottingham City Council, to mark the start of construction at the College’s new City Hub.

Aviation students land dream jobs at Swissport

21/06/2018

Thirteen Aviation students have begun new jobs at global airline support service company Swissport, as part of the Nottingham College Swissport training academy.

Don’t miss our creative end of year shows!

08/06/2018

 As the academic year draws to a close, the hard work of our talented creative students will be celebrated with an end of year showcase this month, which includes Media, Art and Design, Photography and Fashion.

Trainee chefs gain inspiration from the professionals

01/06/2018

Professional chefs Hira Thakur and Paul Thacker joined budding cooks at the Adams Restaurant for a special Asian-inspired evening. 

Talented students shine at Young Creative Awards

01/06/2018

Creative students are celebrating after winning Fashion and Textiles, Photography, Graphic Design, Film, Music, and Architecture and Design categories at this year’s Nottingham Young Creative Awards.

Spotting the early signs of skin cancer

23/05/2018

To help celebrate Sun Awareness Week, the College teamed up with Skin Cancer charity, Skcin.

The Tale of Robin Hood and the College Carpenters

23/05/2018

Carpentry students are playing a very important part in the up and coming Hoodwinked sculpture trail.

Course Moves 2018

18/05/2018

As part of the College’s ongoing Estates strategy, this summer the college has the opportunity to improve the learner experience and outcomes by moving courses to different sites.

Professional chefs introduce students to Asian-inspired cooking

18/05/2018

Former Nottingham College student, turned award-winning chef, Hira Thakur, is returning to where his training first began, in the College’s commercial restaurant, to support the next generation of budding cooks.