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Have your say on the latest industry standards for Travel Services

We're asking experienced travel professionals and training providers to help set the latest standards for travel services. 

On behalf of industry employers UK wide, we're reviewing what is arguably one of the most important reference points for qualifications and staff development in the travel industry – The National Occupational Standards.  

People 1st International set the industry standards with employers.  As part of a current review of the standards for travel services we are offering experienced industry professionals and training providers the opportunity to help set the latest national occupational standards for travel services.  It is essential that the standards are up to date, and reflect current and emerging practices.

We would like to invite you/a nominated representative to a workshop event where we will update you on the proposed changes from feedback so far with an opportunity for you to share your thoughts on any further changes required to ensure they remain fully in line with industry needs.

What are National Occupational Standards?

National Occupational Standards (NOS) are benchmarks of good practice. They show what a member of staff in our industry (in any given job role) needs to know and demonstrate to be deemed ‘competent’ at their job.They are particularly important as they form the foundation for vocational qualifications used across the industry and Apprenticeships.

It is essential that the standards are up to date, and reflect current and emerging practices. 

What happens at the workshop?

At the workshop you will have the opportunity to join like-minded travel professionals to network, share views and input into the development of the standards so they reflect changing industry practices and influence future skills development.  This workshop event is designed for HR managers and professionals working in a travel role (eg travel agent, travel consultant) and experienced providers of training in the travel industry.

The results will play an essential role in ensuring the National Occupational Standards remain employer- led and reflect up to date industry practices.

Help us help you by getting involved!

You have an opportunity to contribute to this important work and help set the latest occupational standards for travel services.   This is vital if we are to ensure that training programmes and qualifications prepare our future staff with the skills to meet industry needs. 

Join our workshop in Belfast

Date: 23 October 2019, 2pm-4pm

Venue: Belfast Met, Titanic Quarter Campus, 7 Queens Road, Belfast, BT3 9DT

How to confirm attendance: Please email roisin.mckee@people1st.co.uk or call 07976 748678

Join our workshop in Glasgow

Date: 31 October 2019, 1030am-230pm

Venue: TBC

How to confirm attendance: Email Lorraine Birrell at: lorraine.birrell@people1st.co.uk or Ruth Asker-Browne: ruth.asker-browne@people1st.co.uk or 07796 177019