NPA (SCQF Level 4/5)


  • Travel & Tourism

Why take this course?

Activity tourism is becoming increasingly important to our regional economy. This course you will help you to be develop a broad range of core and transferable skills associated with working with tourists, eg product creation and management; safety awareness and group working, as well as expanding your knowledge of the wide variety of tourism opportunities, present and future, in and around Aberdeenshire.

What you will experience

This Level 4 National Progression Award will introduce you to the wide variety of both outdoor and indoor activities that tourists enjoy: from sightseeing to skiing ; canoeing to cookery and painting to paintball. As well as taking part in both active and more passive activites like these, you will learn what our region has to offer, investigate local businesses and explore employment opportunities.

Alongside a study of Tour Guiding (Level 5) you’ll gain further practical experience, eg in planning itineraries and helping to organise and deliver an activity tourism experience.