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This Modern Apprenticeship is offered at two levels making it suitable for people who are completely new to the travel industry, and those looking to develop their career in this area.

It’s aimed employees looking to pursue a role in leisure and business travel, online and call centre travel services, high street travel agencies, or travel services.

Qualifications

SCQF level 5

Your employee will study for a qualification at SCQF level 5 in Travel Services (Leisure and Business). They'll also develop core skills. These are essential skills and abilities that relate to work – like communication, working with others, problem solving, information and communication technology, and numeracy.

Entry requirements

There are no set entry requirements for this apprenticeship.

Progression and development

On completion, employees can progress to the apprenticeship at SCQF level 6. Alternatively, they will have the skills necessary to progress to an HNC course in travel and tourism

SCQF qualification levels explained

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SCQF level 6

Your employee will study for a qualification at SCQF level 6 in Travel Services (Leisure and Business). They'll also develop core skills. These are essential skills and abilities that relate to work – like communication, working with others, problem solving, information and communication technology, and numeracy.

Entry requirements

Candidates should complete the travel services Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF level 5.

Progression and development

On completing this Modern Apprenticeship, your employees will have the skills they need to take on a supervisory role within the travel and tourism industries. They can then choose to specialise in a specific area or continue learning at HND or degree level.

SCQF qualification levels explained

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How is it funded?

We contribute towards training costs

We do this by paying the learning provider directly in incremental payments throughout the course of the apprenticeship.

Use our Modern Apprenticeship Contribution Table to work out the funding level for this framework.

An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees who are aged 16 – 19. For those who are disabled and care-experienced, this is extended up to and including age 29.

Speak to a range of learning providers to find the best deal and agree on a flexible approach to meet the needs of your business.

Who pays the apprentice?

Like any other employee of your business, you’ll pay the Modern Apprentice's wages. This is not set by SDS, but we do encourage all employers to pay the living wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.

Time to complete

It will take between 12-24 months to complete.

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The next step is to find a learning provider that offers this apprenticeship.

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Need a little more information or advice?

Call our advisers to find out more about Modern Apprenticeships. 

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