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Tourism & Hospitality Level 1 (Create Your Future)

This is an introductory course for 16-19 year olds who are interested in a career within the Tourism or Hospitality industry. Successful completion of this course will provide you with the opportunity to progress on to the Level 2 programmes available in  Travel & Tourism or Cabin Crew. An interview will need to take place to ensure that this course is the most appropriate for you.

Entry Requirements

Entry to this course is available to students who have completed a GCSE programme of study, and who have preferably attained a minimum grade E profile.

Course Content

You will undertake a broad introduction into the Travel and Hospitality industries. The following are sample areas that we cover:

  • Hospitality
  • Working in the Travel & Tourism industry
  • Event planning
  • Visitor attractions
  • UK Tourism industry

In addition, you will be expected to continue studying English and/or Mathematics at an appropriate level.

How will I be taught?

This course includes a mixture of assignment work, group discussions, presentations and practical activities.

How will I be assessed?

All of the units are internally assessed through assignments that are set and marked by subject teachers.

Will I need any extra equipment?


What qualifications will I get?

On successful completion of the course, you will gain a qualifications in Laser Level 1 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality.

What will it allow me to do in the future?

You may choose to seek employment in the Hospitality or Tourism industries, or progress onto the;

  • Level 2 Air Cabin Crew Training Diploma
  • City and Guilds Level 2 Travel & Tourism Diploma
  • Another related programmes of study.
Course Information

The course will be enhanced by a range of visits to relevant hospitality outlets and tourism attractions in the local area.

In addition, students will have the opportunity to undertake a subsidised residential trip.

Further Information

All information was accurate at the time of publishing, and may be subject to change.

For general College enquiries, please call 023 9279 7979 or email college@southdowns.ac.uk.

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