Travel Services

Modern Apprenticeship



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 at employees looking for a role in:

  • leisure and business travel

  • online and call centre travel services

  • high street travel agencies

  • travel services

Apprenticeship framework(s)

Your employee will study for a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 5 or 6.

Select each level to see the framework document and qualification(s) at that level. 

Entry requirements

At SCQF Level 5 there are no set entry requirements for this apprenticeship. To do SCQF Level 6, candidates should first complete the travel services Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 5.

Progression and development

How does it work?

Apprentices will learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. They’ll also study with a college or other learning provider.

Cost and funding

We contribute towards training costs

We do this by paying the learning provider throughout the apprenticeship.

The training contribution calculator will show you our funding contribution for this framework.

An enhanced funding contribution is paid for employees aged 16 to 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 your business needs.

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 encourage all employers to pay the Living Wage. Remember, you must pay at least the National Minimum Wage.

How long will it take?

It will take 12 to 24 months to complete.

Need information or advice?

Call our advisors to find out more about Modern Apprenticeships.

0800 783 6000

Sounds right for your business?

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

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