£16,640 Average salary at age 20
£27,560 Average Salary
30 Average hours per week


Workers in this unit group perform a variety of leisure and travel service occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 621: Leisure and Travel Services.

Main Tasks

  • Observes regulations concerning the carrying capacity of vehicles and controls the boarding of passengers accordingly;
  • Receives passengers, checks tickets and guides them to their seats, makes announcements regarding travel arrangements and places of interest, and deals with passengers’ queries;
  • Makes local arrangements at stopover points for food and accommodation;
  • Responds to enquiries and complaints, books excursions and other entertainment and provides other assistance and advice to holidaymakers;
  • Signals to driver when to stop and start bus, collects fares from passengers and issues tickets and changes destination indicators as necessary;
  • Completes way-bill at scheduled points on route and balances cash taken with tickets issued;
  • Receives passengers on ship, examines tickets and other documentation, directs them to their cabin and assists with any luggage;
  • Makes announcements to passengers and deals with enquiries;
  • Serves food and beverages to passengers.


There are no formal academic entry requirements. Spoken fluency in a foreign language is needed for some posts. NVQs/SVQs in travel services are available at Levels 2 and 3. Training is also received on-the-job.

What Leisure and travel service occupations n.e.c. studied in higher education

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What Leisure and travel service occupations n.e.c. studied in higher education
Occupation Percentage Value
(C9) Others in biological sciences1
(L4) Social policy1
(L7) Human & social geography1
(G1) Mathematics1
(W2) Design studies3
(L3) Sociology1
(C1) Biology2
(H3) Mechanical engineering1
(F1) Chemistry1
(C8) Psychology5
(R2) German studies1
(Y0) Combined1
(W1) Fine art4
(V3) History by topic3
(H4) Aerospace engineering1
(F7) Science of aquatic & terrestrial environments1
(W3) Music2
(D3) Animal science1
(F6) Geology1
(F8) Physical geographical sciences1
(V4) Archaeology1
(R9) Others in European languages, literature & related subjects1
(W6) Cinematics & photography2
(Q3) English studies6
(V2) History by area1
(F5) Astronomy1
(L2) Politics2
(H1) General engineering1
(H2) Civil engineering1
(R4) Spanish studies1
(R1) French studies1
(W4) Drama7
(M1) Law by area1
(M2) Law by topic2
(N8) Hospitality, leisure, sport, tourism & transport5
(B9) Others in subjects allied to medicine1
(P5) Journalism1
(F4) Forensic & archaeological sciences1
(V5) Philosophy1
(F3) Physics2
(L1) Economics1
(N1) Business studies2
(X3) Academic studies in education1
(V6) Theology & religious studies1
(X1) Training teachers1
(N4) Accounting1
(C6) Sport & exercise science2
(C3) Zoology1
(P3) Media studies1
(N2) Management studies2
(V1) History by period9
(L6) Anthropology1
(I1) Computer science1
(W5) Dance1

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