Let your career take flight with Middlesbrough College! Get prepared for a career journey in this varied and dynamic sector with opportunities to see the world.
Travel, Tourism & Aviation
Take flight in a career in Travel & Tourism
If you have excellent customer service skills and can work under pressure, a career in Travel and Tourism could be for you! You’ll get the opportunity to train in Middlesbrough College’s on-site fuselage, complete with seats, drinks, duty-free trolleys and emergency life jackets to simulate life on board an airliner.
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Why study with us?
We are delighted to work with our local airport, Teesside Airport which is set to reach 1.4 million passengers by 2029!
You’ll benefit from our partnership with Eden Flight Training, which gives you exclusive access to training in Teesside Airport and other UK airports
Travel and Tourism students regularly go on residential trips to places like New York and Dubai to gain experience in the international tourism sector
Middlesbrough College has fantastic employer links with a range of travel agents and hotels in the region offering great work placements and progression opportunities
Guest speakers are often invited into Travel and Tourism classes to share their experience with students
Travel & Aviation Success Stories
I have always had a passion for the airline and travel industry ever since I was a child going on holidays with my family. I knew it was something I wanted to go into and I knew Middlesbrough College had a really good reputation for its travel, tourism and aviation courses and that studying there would take me on the right path.
The teaching support I have received at College has been fantastic! All my teachers are so helpful, I would recommend studying here.
It’s never too late to do something for you and coming to study travel at Middlesbrough College is something I always wanted to do. I absolutely love going on holiday and finding holiday deals for friends and family and it’s fantastic knowing that I’m gaining the skills needed to work in that industry.
My time studying at Middlesbrough College has been amazing- I would 100% recommend studying here, it has changed my life! My tutors have been excellent and have supported me whenever I have needed help.