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VA Earth Level 2 Award

Endorsed by Virgin Atlantic, this course is designed to give you geographical knowledge of the Travel & Tourism world. This ‘world tour’ covers 195 countries round the globe and introduces you to facts and key travel details. A must for anyone entering the travel & tourism industry!

Entry requirements

Good level of written and spoke English (ideally Level 2 or above) and a genuine interest in working in the travel & tourism industry.

Course content

On completion of this module, students will be able to:

  • To be able to locate a country on a world map
  • To match a capital city with its country
  • To name further major cities in specific countries
  • To place each country in the correct continent
  • To identify each of the five oceans of the world
  • To provide essential and useful information about each country in the world
  • To provide stimulating information about the major cites of the world.

Assessment methods

Closed book exam (final assessment). Throughout the course, you will undertake mock tests, quizzes and work packs.


Level 2 Award in VA Earth.

Further study and career options

Following this course you can progress onto the following Travel & Tourism courses: 

  • NCFE Aviation Operations on the Ground (Feb start)
  • NCFE Cabin Crew
  • Level 2 or 3 Travel & Tourism
  • HNC Travel & Tourism (age dependant)

Course Information & How to Apply

The deadline has now passed and we are no longer accepting applications. Please register your interest here for our part-time courses starting from September 2020.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
14 weeks 24/09/2019 Tue 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £150 Cauldwell Street H1682 Course in progress


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