Travel and Tourism Professional (4976)

About these qualifications

The qualifications in travel and tourism cover many aspects to help you succeed in your career within the industry, covering things like air fares, travel geography, tour guiding, resort representative's and ski chalet hosts.

Who are they for

The qualifications in travel and tourism are for anybody that wants to work or already work within the travel industry and want to develop their skills further.

These qualifications contains units that are relevant to all sectors of the industry, whether your entering into a career as a travel agent, resort representatives or tour operations. 

General Information

Available in following countries

  • England
  • Wales
  • Northern Ireland

Information & documentation

For Centres

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Assessment Materials

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Centre Documents

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What's involved in delivering this course?
To deliver these qualifications you will need suitably qualified staff to carry out training and assessment.

You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

To find all the resource requirements, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents section.

Anyone can take these qualifications, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to complete it.

Centres currently offering:
  • 4876-26 will be given automatic approval to 4976-01/02/03/04
  • 4876-39/40 will be given automatic approval to all 4976

Centres can also apply to offer Level 3 4976 if they currently offer 4876-26 by completing the fast-track approval found under centre documents.

For everyone

Additional Documents

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For Learners

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What's involved in studying this course?
While completing this course, you'll cover things like:

•    Worldwide travel and tourism destinations
•    Air fares and ticketing
•    Travel representative
•    Holiday representative
•    Tour guiding
•    Tour operator

You will learn with your training provider - maybe through practical sessions, group discussions or assignments.

For each unit you will be assessed by a combination of externally set assignments and online multiple choice tests.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
You already have some knowledge or experience in the travel and tourism area.

Level 3
You've been working in the travel and tourism industry for some time - you have plenty of general experience, and might already supervise others or manage resources. You want to develop more specialised skills in a particular area.
What careers can this lead to?
These qualifications in travel and tourism can help you find work as a:

•    Tourist information centre assistant
•    Travel agent
•    Tour guide
•    Holiday representative