Get your career off the ground with SERC’s new Travel Agency Development Program


From November 7, the course includes the basics necessary for employment in the business and leisure travel agency industries and includes sales and marketing, customer service, business skills, presentation and research skills, management skills, destination planning as well as job readiness. and interview techniques.

Catherine Anderson, Deputy Head of the School of Hospitality, Management, Tourism and Languages, said: “I am delighted to invite applications for our new Travel Agency Development Programme, which has been developed to help bridge the gap between education and employment in this growing sector.

“This 12-week training program, including an 8-week internship, is designed to incorporate the essential skills and knowledge necessary for a successful career in the travel agency industry, for both leisure and travel business.”

LR Madison Connolly, Managing Director Selective Travel Management; Keith Graham, Managing Director Selective Travel Management; Catherine Anderson, SERC; Kelly Watson, Marketing Executive Selective Travel Management and Peter McCabe, Director Oasis Travel.

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Peter McCabe, Director of Oasis Travel, said: “At Oasis Travel, we are looking for people who demonstrate the ability and passion to work in leisure travel. They may be looking to enter the workplace for the first time, or they may have a background in customer service and now want to retrain to take a new direction. We will offer career opportunities at the end of the course, giving suitable candidates the chance to join our Oasis team.

For more information, contact Deborah Scott, SERC Flexible Skills Manager, on 07899958204 or email [email protected]

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