Travel and Tourism - HNC

Course Introduction

This course has been designed to prepare students for a career in the Tourism sector. Core subjects of study include Structure of the Travel and Tourism Industry, Applying Marketing Principles in Travel and Tourism, Creating a Culture of Customer Care, Preparation for Employment in Travel and Tourism, Event Organisation, E-commerce and the Scottish Tourism Industry. Part of your study will be self-directed online. Through undertaking a work experience placement, students have the opportunity to consolidate new skills and knowledge developed throughout their course. Please read the Important Notice at,


HNC in Travel and Tourism at SCQF Level 7


Full-time 36 week course. up to 3 days per week in College, and 1 day per week on work placement.


Scottish Borders Campus

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers at grade C or above, or successful completion of a relevant NC programme, Foundation Apprenticeship within the same pathway/family, plus Communications at SCQF level 6 or equivalent. A Foundation Apprenticeship from a different pathway/family may be considered. Applicants with other formal academic qualifications and/or relevant employment experience will be considered on an individual basis. Selection may be subject to satisfactory interview session.

Progression Opportunities

Successful completion of the HNC Travel and Tourism may allow students to progress to a range of degree programmes. Students may wish to progress to employment within the Travel and Tourism sector.