Frequently Asked Questions
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Where can I get advice about careers in travel and tourism?
ITT recommends the UKSP careers map as the best place to go for advice on careers in the travel and tourism industry. www.uksp.co.uk
There are many different routes into travel and tourism, depending on your individual circumstances and experience. Visit www.uksp.co.uk for more advice on the types of careers and qualifications required.
Qualifications are becoming a more and more important part of careers in travel and tourism, especially if you want move up the career ladder. The UKSP careers map details qualifications suitable for different roles within the industry. www.uksp.co.uk
Information on travel and tourism apprenticeship schemes is available through People 1st, the Sector Skills Council for Travel and Tourism. www.people1st.co.uk
ITT is the UK Partner for the Global Travel and Tourism Partnership, a multi-country educational programme to introduce secondary school students to career opportunities in Travel & Tourism. The GTTP provides a T&T school curriculum called ‘Passport to the World’, which has been translated into several languages, and is the de-facto T&T national curriculum subject in countries such as Brazil, Russia and Kenya. www.itt.co.uk/gttp
Other educational resources can be found via the Diploma in Travel and Tourism website. www.tandtdiploma.co.uk
ITT is a leading supporter of this important new qualification for 14-19 year olds. Information on the diploma can be found on www.tandtdiploma.co.uk