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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
View a list of end point assessment organisations for this standard
Organisation Phone Number Email
City and Guilds 0844 543 0000
More Information

The Institute for Apprenticeships has more detailed information about this apprenticeship.