NPA Travel and Tourism (SCHOOLS)

***PLEASE NOTE - only pupils who will be at school during session 2021/22 can apply for this course***

The Travel and Tourism industry is a growing sector in the UK and overseas and there are many career opportunities available. The National Progression Award (NPA) is designed as a steppingstone towards further study and/or a rewarding career in the Travel and Tourism industry.

The course covers areas such as sustainable practices, leisure and business tourist destinations and tour guiding. It will develop a working knowledge of popular travel destinations, tour guiding skills and an understanding of the structure and nature of the travel and tourism industry.

  • Visitor Services Advisor – Tourist Information Centre
  • Travel Agent
  • Tour Guide
  • Visitor Attraction Assistant
  • Airport Customer Service Assistant

***PLEASE NOTE - only pupils who will be at school during session 2021/22 can apply for this course***

Learners would benefit from having attained the skills, knowledge and understanding required by one or more of the following or equivalent qualifications and/or experience:

- National 5 qualifications including English (or equivalent)
- National 5 qualifications and/or units in Travel and Tourism at SCQF level 5

The course covers areas such as sustainable practices, leisure and business tourist destinations and tour guiding. It will develop a working knowledge of popular travel destinations, tour guiding skills and an understanding of the structure and nature of the travel and tourism industry.

For more information, please contact your pupil support teacher in your school.

  • Location

    Stirling Campus

  • Start date

    17 August 2021

  • End date

    31 May 2022

  • SCQF Level

    Level 6