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Tourism and Hospitality

The travel and hospitality industry is a vibrant and continually evolving sector, with a vast range of exciting career opportunities. Hospitality and customer care skills are also essential to any role that you take on in the future. This course will enable you to progress your career in several directions having developed a range of skills for a range of sectors. The course is assessed by coursework and involves both practical and theoretical lessons, as well as individual and group work.

Upon successful completion, you will have the opportunity to progress to further study. Alternatively, you could progress to an apprenticeship or you could seek employment in the industry, travel agencies or in any customer service roles so that you can immediately put skills you develop at College into practice.

The travel industry scope and size is worldwide and all sectors are continually seeking to recruit newly qualified, confident and enthusiastic personnel. You will be able to demonstrate immediately the soft skills and industry knowledge that you developed at South Devon College, and have a great chance to land that dream job.

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What will I learn?

"I chose to study this course because it would lead to a career where I could travel. There are lots of different opportunities within travel and tourism and the course taught me about all of them - from cabin crew procedure, cruise ships operations and holiday representatives as well as customer service and event planning."Imogen Stelfox

Paignton Campus – Vantage Point

This course is available at our Vantage Point Campus. 

Our inspirational Paignton Campus provides the very best learning environment, featuring state-of-the-art equipment and facilities.

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We offer a supportive learning environment for all students including free or discounted travel options, financial support, an exclusive Job Shop service enabling you to find part time jobs while you study, personalised learning programmes and careers advice.