Hospitality: Travel and Tourism SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

This Travel & Tourism course is designed to give you the knowledge, understanding and skills required for current and future employment in the Tourism industry.  

Included in this course is a focus on the Moray Speyside Region, STEM skills (Science, Technology and Maths) and modern trends such as Sustainability and Responsible Tourism.

Special features:

  • Offers progression from National 5 Travel & Tourism
  • Focus on Moray Speyside context
  • Includes British Sign Language Units
  • Provides route into key sector of the economy
  • Study Sustainable & Responsible Tourism

The course will incorporate field trips, a tourism study visit unit, placement opportunities and guest lectures.

Entry requirements

Three National 5s (at C or above) or equivalent OR
Successful achievement of an appropriate SCQF Level 5 Course (Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Events).
For School Leavers and those returning to education, life skills and experience may allow entry.

  • Travel and Tourism: Enhancing Skills for Employment
  • Travel & Tourism in the UK
  • Skills for Customer Care
  • Marketing in Travel & Tourism: An Introduction
  • Leisure & Business Tourist Destinations
  • Selling the Travel and Tourism Product
  • Travel & Tourism Study Visit
  • Sustainable Practices in Travel & Tourism
  • Tour Guiding: An Introduction
  • The Scottish Tourism Product: An Introduction
  • Accommodation and Facilities Servicing
  • Event Organisation
  • British Sign Language: Introduction



How will I study my course?

  • Full Time

Blended learning with mixture of face-to-face and online classes, delivered by experienced Lecturers and supplemented by Tourism Industry Professionals.

How long will my course last?

1 Academic Year

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray

Start date

August 2022


The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Employment opportunities may include roles in:

  • Tour Guiding
  • Visitor Centres
  • Tourist Information
  • Visitor Attractions
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Accommodation Providers

Alternatively, you may be able to progress onto an HNC or HND in Travel and Tourism at another institution.

The Scotland ‘Outlook 2030’ Plan states:

“It is more important than ever that education from early years and training reflect the skills required to meet changing tourism trends, raise productivity within the sector and ensure that Scotland’s tourism industry is able to deliver its 21st century vision through sustainable tourism practices across the sector. 

Tourism offers vast, meaningful and exciting opportunities for our future and existing workforce. We have the opportunity to excite new generations, drawing them into our sector to deliver tomorrow’s visitor experiences through creativity, innovation and authenticity.”

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“We are delighted to be able to offer this exciting qualification to those with a keen interest in Travel & Tourism.  Moray has a strong and unique Tourism focus with some fantastic employment opportunities.  This course prepares learners for such employment and develops a broad knowledge and range of skills”
Alistair Fowlie

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