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Travel consultant

Making travel arrangements and booking accommodation and other services for holidaymakers and business travellers.

Summary of this apprenticeship standard


3 (equivalent to A levels at grades A to E)

Typical length
12 months
Current funding band
Up to £9,000 per apprentice.
More information about funding
Entry requirements

Set by employer.

What apprentices will learn
  • global travel advice and practices - including passports and visas, Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) advice and medial and safety information
  • travel industry practices and regulations - including foreign exchange, industry codes, travel regulations and fare and ticketing rules
  • world geography - including popular travel destinations, time zones and local climates, cultures, customs, and traditions
  • travel options - including travel products and services and types of transport and accommodation
  • using travel industry systems - including booking and reservation systems,
  • customer service - including customer profiles, customer needs, exceeding expectations and tailor-made itineraries
  • communications and sales - including building rapport, promoting confidence, repeat sales, achieving sales targets and upselling
  • specialist corporate and leisure travel skills

None specified.

Before taking their end-point assessment apprentices must:

  • achieve level 2 English and maths (equivalent to GCSEs at grades A* to C)
Professional registration

This apprenticeship is recognised by the Guild of Travel Management Companies (GTMC) and the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) - the UK’s largest travel association.

End Point Assessment

There are no end point assessment organisations for this standard yet. There is a monthly application process for organisations interested in delivering end-point assessment. New organisations are added regularly.

If you have an urgent need to select an assessment organisation for this standard, please email with details.