Travel Consultant Apprentice Acomb Travel

Looking to kick start your career in travel? Acomb Travel are seeking a travel enthusiast looking to take their first steps in becoming a Travel Consultant. The chosen candidate will complete a level 3 Travel Consultant apprenticeship. Duties include booking all aspects of travel, face to face, via telephone, email and social media.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,158.72 to £20,048.08

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    You will be allocated 5 working days a week, this may include weekends. Store opening hours - Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm Saturday: 9am - 1pm Sunday - Closed

    Total hours per week: 37

  • Expected duration

    12 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

With full support from your team, you will:

  • Meet and greet customers in store providing an all important positive first impression
  • Booking all aspects of travel, face to face, via telephone, email and social media
  • Research holiday enquiries and offer advice, guidance and suggestions to customers
  • Deliver excellent customer service at all times
  • Administration in all areas relating to travel
  • Training and development – this may include exciting opportunities to attend industry events in the UK and overseas
  • Work well as part of a team
  • Working towards team targets and individual targets set out.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

This apprenticeship forms part of a formal qualification, on successful completion, you will achieve a level 3 Travel Consultant qualification that will be added to your digital achievement record. Working with our chosen training provider you will be assigned a specialist Travel Assessor who will be working closely with you throughout your apprenticeship to ensure you have a robust, enjoyable, and enriching journey.

Training will be carried out online/face to face, both individually and as part of a classroom, to ensure you have an enhanced experience. You will be assigned 6 hours a week in the workplace to spend towards your qualification with full support from your manager and assessor.

Learning first hand from training specialists and peers you can become a fully fledged Travel Consultant in a little over a 12-month period.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • On successful completion of the Travel Consultant Level 3 apprenticeship, you may be offered the opportunity to be employed as a fully fledged Travel Consultant.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Geography


GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C / 4) Essential

Things to consider

This is for an enthusiastic candidate who holds a passion for travel.

About the employer

Acomb Travel are an independent travel agency, established in 1977 part of Advantage Travel Partnership the largest independent travel consortia in the UK. Acomb Travel are an award winning ABTA bonded agency who pride themselves on excellent customer service, designing and tailor-making bespoke holiday itineraries to meet clients needs and expectations.


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Apprenticeship standard

Travel consultant

Level 3 (A level)

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