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Overview

Course Duration

2 years

Type of course

Full-time

Campus where course is offered

ITE College West

Course Certification

Higher Nitec

Discover a whole new world of fun and excitement!

Higher Nitec in Leisure and Travel Operations provides you with the opportunity to gain an understanding and knowledge of the tourism and leisure industry. At the end of the course, you would have gained skills such as provide customer service, manage leisure operations, plan travel services and manage an event for meetings, conventions and exhibition.

What you'll learn

  • Promote and sell tourism products and services
  • Provide travel planning services
  • Make tour arrangements
  • Handle reservations and ticketing
  • Lead tours
  • Provide front-line services
  • Manage visitor programmes and memberships
  • Plan for events
  • Coordinate event logistics

Entry Requirements

GCE 'O' level grades in English Language and 2 other subjects:

  • Grade 1-7 in English Language
  • Grade 1-7 in 2 other subjects
    To be eligible for selection, you must have sat for Mathematics (Elementary/Additional).

or

GCE ‘N(A)’ level passes in English Language, Mathematics and 3 other subjects:

  • Grade 1-3 in English Language
  • Grade 1-4 in Mathematics
  • Grade 1-5 in 3 other subjects; and
  • A total of 19 points or less for English, Mathematics and three other subjects (ELMAB3)*

* Eligible, graduating GCE N(A) students who applied and enrolled during the January intake under the Direct Entry Scheme, will undergo 10 weeks of preparatory programme, followed by 2 years of Higher Nitec training.

or

Nitec GPA:
For more details on minimum entry requirements for Nitec graduates, please click here.

Successful students will be required to purchase a Laptop which will cost about $500 - $1,500 for the 2-year course. This is in addition to the course fees. Financial assistance is available for eligible students under ITE Opportunity Fund subject to terms and conditions. For more details of the specifications for the device, please click here.

Progression Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Leisure & Travel Operations graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics. For more details on diploma courses for progression, please refer to the Joint Polytechnic Admissions website.

Career Opportunities

Higher Nitec in Leisure & Travel Operations graduates can be employed by clubs, resorts, attractions, travel agencies and other establishments in the leisure and travel sectors. Some of the job titles held by graduates include Guest Services Officer, Guest Services Assistant and Operations Assistant.