Travel and Tourism

Please thank all of the staff for their hard work in helping me achieve the HNC last year. I really enjoyed my time at the college and still can't quite believe I walked away with a job I love at the end of the year!

That’s an email from one of our students – and it’s something we hear a lot.

Tourism is one of the largest and fastest growing industries in Scotland and demand for qualified staff is only going to increase. So if you fancy working as cabin crew, at airport check-in, in a travel agent or overseas as a holiday rep then Glasgow Clyde College has the course to help you land your dream job.

Travel And TourismChoosing the correct college and course is a hugely important decision and we've answered some common questions below to help you make your decision.

Do you offer a range of courses?

Yes, we offer:

  • Check-In to Travel and Tourism (Level 4)
  • Take-Off to Travel and Tourism (Level 5)
  • International Travel and Airport Operations (Level 6)
  • HND Travel and Tourism

Do you accept applications from those with a range of qualifications?

Yes, here are the entry requirements for our courses:

  • Check-In to Travel and Tourism – no formal qualifications
  • Take-Off to Travel and Tourism – no formal qualifications
  • International Travel and Airport Operations – 3 National 5 Qualifications at Pass
  • HND Travel and Tourism – 2 Highers at C or above

Do your students get travel industry jobs?

Yes, we’ve got a great links with the travel industry and our students get jobs with airlines, at the airport, in travel agents or as tour operators

Are your courses up to date?

Yes, we employ specialist lecturers with up to date industry experience and use the latest software to make sure you are fully prepared to enter the workplace

Do your courses offer work experience?

Yes, our courses offer some great work experience opportunities – in fact often when students do well on their placements they end up being offered employment

Do you have links with universities?

Yes, many of our students progress directly into the 3rd year of Tourism Management courses at Glasgow Caledonian University or University of The West of Scotland

Next steps

Our Travel and Tourism courses tend to be very popular and fill up quickly so you should apply as soon as possible.

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