Travel & Tourism Courses in Guildford, Surrey
Become a…flight attendant, tour operator, travel consultant, cruise ship purser, overseas tour manager, visitor attraction guide or work for a local airport or airline and many more…!
Do you want a career that’s going places? Our travel and tourism resources have long been recognised as outstanding and together with our professional teaching make us ideally placed to prepare you for work in this fast-moving industry.
Get practical experience for your career in our air cabin crew training room, travel agency and communications centre. Learn academic and vocational skills for work and gain managerial and marketing experience to enhance your career prospects.
This exciting service industry has considerable economic, social, political, cultural and environmental significance. We’ll make sure you understand these and other issues and have the skills you need to fly high.
Why choose Guildford College?
Air cabin crew training room in the form of a simulated aircraft
Live computerised airline reservation systems and communications centre
Access to industry work placements
Regular educational and residential visits giving experience of all aspects of the travel and tourism industry
Links with local industry providers and nationally recognised bodies
Day to day
Worldwide tourism destinations
Airport and airline operations
Business communications and culture
Flight attendants and airline customer service agents start at between £12,000 and £14,000 a year, rising to £21-25,000 with more experience. Travel agents are similar, rising to £30,000 for more senior posts.
We run a Foundation Degree in International Travel and Tourism Operations Management and you could follow this with the Business top-up Degree at the College. Alternatively you could look at university courses in tourism management or airline and airport management.
www.thetravelinstitute.com - The Travel Institute is a forum of knowledge on all aspects of the industry
www.world-tourism.org - The World Tourism Organisation is an intergovernmental organisation that serves as a global forum for tourism policy and issues.
www.itt.co.uk - The Institute of Travel and Tourism is a professional membership body for individuals employed in the travel and tourism industry and develops and maintains professional standards for the benefit of its members and the industry.
www.tourismsociety.org - The Tourism Society is the professional membership body for people working in all sectors of the visitor economy.