Certificate in Travel & Tourism




 Entry Point 


MQF Level

Total Credits

Programme Duration
2 Semesters + LITP

Job Roles May Include

  • Tourist Information Clerk
  • Ticket Selling Agent
  • Tour Operator Airport Handling
  • Tour Operator Representative
  • Tour Operations Clerk
  • Excursion Sales Agent

Additional Information
A profiling interview upon admission may be conducted in order to better assist students with their learning process. Admissions of special cases will be referred to ITS’ Admissions Board.

Programme Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the principles & practices of the tourism & hospitality industry.
  • Collaborate with tourists and colleagues in a professional manner.
  • Understand the needs and requirements of different types of tourists.
  • Advise tourists on socio-cultural activities to enhance the experiential tourism product.
  • Understand the marketing concept of Malta as a tourist destination.

Entry Criteria
Successful completion of Foundation in Hospitality & Tourism (MQF Level 2).


Applicants who successfully achieve a minimum of 5 O level subjects of which; 2 O level subjects shall include Hospitality, Mathematics, Maltese, English and/or Home Economics at MQF Level 3 (SSC&P level 3) and any other 3 O level subjects at MQF level 3 or better (SSC&P level 2).



Applicants who successfully achieve a minimum of 4 (four) O level subjects of which 1 (one) O level shall include Hospitality or Home Economics with a result of grade 1,2 or 3 (MQF level 3 / SSC&P Level 3) attained during the September 2020 examination session and any other 3 (three) O level subjects with any grade between 1 and 7 (MQF / SSC&P level 2 or better attained either by the respective secondary schools or MATSEC predictive assessment or during the September 2020 including English language, will be admitted to the certificate programme of their choice.


For more details on SSC&P certificates and levels kindly refer to Admission to ITS section in prospectus.


Successful completion of the Alternative Learning Programme Plus (ALP+), of which Hospitality should preferably be one of the vocational subjects chosen.


Apply as a mature student, at least 23 years of age by the beginning of the academic year applied for, and subject to proficiency and/or aptitude tests as per direction of the ITS. The ITS also reserves the right to subject the candidate for an interview prior to acceptance.

The successful completion of the Princes’ Trust programme is considered as equivalent to one O Level.


Last Updated: 7th April 2020

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