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Travel and Tourism

“When I first came to the College I felt so low, I felt like nothing – I had lost my confidence – but now I feel like myself again, I feel happy.”

Badriya Mohammed English for Speakers of Other Languages
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We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2021-22 or 2022-23. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.

Start an exciting career in Tourism and Hospitality

The tourism and hospitality sector is ideal for those who want to work in a fast-paced environment, are organised and enjoy planning.

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Event Manager

Average salary - £27,000*

Event Managers organise, promote and run business, charity and social events.

Day-to-day tasks:

Discussing and suggesting ideas about the type of event the client wants, working to agreed budgets and timescales, researching and booking venues and suppliers and negotiating prices, following health and safety regulations, publicising events and managing the running of events.**

Working environments:

Event venues, a client’s business or on festival sites.

*EMSI 2021 **nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Hotel Manager

Average salary - £28,300*

Hotel Managers are in charge of the day-to-day running of travel accommodation.

Day-to-day tasks:

Greet customers and deal with complaints, set budgets and sales targets, promote the hotel, follow health and safety licencing and laws, manage corporate booking and recruit, train and organise staffing.**

Working environments:

Hotels, hostels, holiday camps or on a cruise ship.

*EMSI 2021 **nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

In-demand skills that commonly appear in job descriptions for roles within the tourism and hospitality sector include*:

  • Customer Service
  • Detail Orientated
  • Communication
  • Management
  • Enthusiasm

What our students say

“Coming to college has allowed me to develop more confidence to help prepare me for my next step in life.”

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Georgia Whitbread Level 3 Art and Design, Former student at Rawmarsh Community School

“I enjoy being in a working environment in the college restaurant and serving customers”

Anonymous Level 2 Food and Beverage Services Former student at Winterhill School

“The tutors are helpful and the class sizes are small which allows you to get extra support when needed.”

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Olaf Tadorowski Level 1 Media and Photography Former student at Saint Pius X Catholic High School

Travel and Tourism