NC Travel & Tourism

Embark on a vibrant career in Travel and Tourism with our NC Travel and Tourism course – your gateway to success! Designed to provide a robust foundation for both employment and further study, this course delves into crucial industry sectors. From customer care and selling skills to employability and sustainable travel, we cover it all. Explore tour guiding, immerse yourself into Scotland's heritage industry, and master marketing skills to stand out in the field.

In the wake of post-Covid recovery, the Travel and Tourism Industries are poised for substantial growth over the next five years and beyond. Seize this opportune moment – with a shortage of qualified staff, employment prospects are soaring. Your journey to a thriving career in Travel and Tourism begins now. Start your adventure today – Apply Now!

  • Travel & Tourism: An Introduction
  • Travel and Tourism in the UK
  • Sustainable Travel and Tourism: An Introduction
  • Skills for Customer Care
  • Tourist Destinations
  • Selling Skills
  • Enhancing Skills for Employment
  • Marketing in Travel & Tourism
  • Passenger Transport in the UK
  • Leisure and Business Tourist Destinations
  • Heritage Industry in Scotland
  • Travel Products and Services
  • Tour Guiding: An Introduction

  • Tourist Information Centre Assistant
  • Travel Agent
  • Tour Guide
  • Overseas Representation
  • Airport Operators

  • Year One of an HND in Travel and Tourism or a related discipline.

Opportunities to Work Abroad

Forth Valley College are officially partnered with - CCUSA - Summer camp jobs, work and travel experiences, and volunteer adventures in the USA and around the world.

CCUSA specialise in providing exciting summer opportunities in America and Canada. This opportunity can provide a once in a lifetime experience and increase your employability post studies.

One of the following:

  • Three National 4 awards (SCQF Level 4) or above in related subject areas
  • Successful completion of a relevant access programme or an appropriate group of National Qualification units with a satisfactory reference
  • Applicants who do not meet this criteria, but have relevant work experience or alternative qualifications, will be considered

Further advice for full-time applicants:

• Please ensure you have an online account before starting your application
• If you created your account prior to September 2016, you will need to register a new account
• Before starting the application process, please ensure you already hold or are working towards the relevant entry qualifications required for the course you are applying for
• Ensure you use your own personal email address when creating your online account
• Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email immediately
• If you do not receive an acknowledgement e-mail immediately, please check your SPAM/Junk folder
• Please include as much detail as possible in your personal statement such as; the reason you are applying, future career plans, previous employment, relevant experience, hobbies and interests
• Disclosing support needs in your application will not affect your chances of being offered a place on a course at Forth Valley College
• If your application is successful, you will be invited for interview. For January start courses interviews will be in Nov/Dec and interviews for August start courses will take place between February and May
• If your application is unsuccessful, you will be offered support in finding a suitable alternative course
• Applicants who provide a mobile phone number on their application form will be sent a text reminder prior to the day of interview
• If you are unable to attend an interview or wish to withdraw your application - please email


Stirling Campus



Start date

19 August 2024

SCQF Level

Level 5