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Open the doors to a high-flying career in travel and tourism with a course from North Hertfordshire College!

Learn how to provide exceptional customer service alongside key skills and knowledge on topics such as tourist destinations, marketing, and event organisation as you start your career journey. With a mixture of classroom-based theory and practical workshop sessions, you’ll soon be on your way to working in your chosen field. You’ll also have the opportunity to take part in work experience placements to make your CV stand out.

Our tutors have great connections with industry experts, allowing you to explore the many different aspects involved with a travel and tourism career. They also bring their own industry experience and understanding to their curriculum planning to help you make confident next steps after your course.

With our combination of personal development opportunities and practical skills, NHC is the perfect destination to start your travel and tourism career.

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Career Pathway

Whether you’ve already got a dream career destination in mind, or you just know you want to work in the sector and want to learn more about it, a Travel & Tourism course with North Hertfordshire College will help you build the skills you need for a successful and fulfilling career.

  • Cabin Crew
  • Customer Service Agent
  • Travel Journalist
  • Holiday Rep
  • Hotel Manager
  • Concierge
  • Attractions Manager
  • Travel Agent
  • Holiday Advisor

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What our students say

Suzie Welch
Travel & Tourism and Business Success Coach and Tutor.

Hey, my name is Suzie and I am a success coach and tutor within the Business and Travel department. I have worked at NHC since 2020 and as your success coach, it is my job to ensure you have everything you need in order to succeed during your time here with us.

We will look at academic skills together and explore our college Personal Development Programme, which will give you all the skills to support you going forward in whichever next steps you choose. We will have regular 1-1 meetings together each term to make sure you are on track and I am here to answer any questions or worries you may have. For those of you who are studying the Level 2 Travel programme, I will also be teaching you and look forward to all the fun things we have planned for you.  Feel free to come and say hi if you see me around college!


Melina Philona
Travel & Tourism Tutor.

Hi, I’m Melina. I previously worked in the Travel and Tourism industry for 11 years as a manager for Travel Agencies and Tour Operators. I’ve been teaching different Travel & Tourism programmes for 15 years now and still enjoy it!  I have been part of the team at NHC for 5 years now and love meeting new students and being in the classroom. Being part of a student’s journey and watching them develop their skills and confidence make my job even more enjoyable!


Kayleigh Clayton
Travel & Tourism and Business Success Coach.

Hello, my name is Kayleigh and I am one of the Success Coaches for Business and Travel here at the College. Previously, I have studied Performing Arts and Dance, Travel and Tourism and had a career in Cabin Crew. As well as working at the college, I am also a dance teacher for a local dance school in Stevenage.

I love teaching and seeing young people achieve their best and I am looking forward to welcoming you to the College.


Esther Oduor
Travel & Tourism and Business tutor.

Hello, I’m Esther! I teach across NHC’s Business and Travel programmes and I am going into my second year here at the College. Previously, I’ve worked in Tourism and Events for 6 years. I am passionate about teaching and seeing young people progress. I look forward to welcoming you and being a part of your journey.

Work experience

Our experienced Travel & Tourism tutors have developed strong links within the local community and with national employers, helping you gain the core work experience opportunities that will help you reach your career goals. As a student on an NHC Travel & Tourism course, you’ll complete a range of group activities, working together to create innovative and exciting ideas to share with your community.

You’ll also benefit from regular talks and guest speaker sessions, as well as opportunities for individual work placements where you can apply your new knowledge and skills in a practical work environment.



Looking for courses for adult learners?

North Hertfordshire College is proud to offer a range of professional and leisure courses to adults in the local community.

Whether you’re looking to change career, improve your skills, or pick up a new hobby and make new friends, NHC has a course for you.

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