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Travel & Tourism

Choose to be

  • Attraction Manager
  • Cabin Crew
  • Event Manager
  • Overseas Resort Representative
  • Tour Manager
  • Tourism Officer
  • Travel Agent

Our courses provide you with the skill set you need to succeed in this dynamic industry. You will take part in an exciting study programme that leads to an industry recognised qualification, and includes events and trips as well as valuable work experience within areas of travel, tourism and aviation, eg Palma Airport (Majorca) or within the college’s own Mettset Travel Agency.

Study programmes delivered at the Conway Park Campus include:

Course Level Code

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Watch our students and tutors talk about the Travel & Tourism courses at Wirral Met:

Where next?

Many students progress to employment within the travel industry once they have completed their full-time study programmes, and our Level 3 students often progress onto Higher Education programmes such as the Higher National Diploma (HND) programme in Travel and Tourism Management, which we deliver at Wirral Met College.

Career opportunities

Experienced travel agents can earn between £15,000 and £25,000 per year, experienced air cabin crew can earn between £15,000 and £21,000 per year and senior cabin crew can earn up to £25,000 a year. Tour managers earn between £15,000 and £20,000 per year.

Source: nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk

Where are they now?

Connor Howard

Connor completed the level 3 BTEC Diploma in Aviation Operations at Wirral Met, and he is currently studying towards a Higher National Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management.

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