The Virgin Atlantic Earth is a must for all aspiring Hospitality and Tourism enthusiasts. What better way to show employers your global knowledge in the Tourism and Hospitality industry than by having completed a qualification about the world that is endorsed and certified by Virgin Atlantic.
From Honolulu to Helsinki, from Iceland to Indonesia and from Machu Picchu to Madagascar, the VA-Earth programme is a fascinating ‘world tour’ covering all 195 countries on the globe. The course begins with an introduction to essential world geography and the climate, as well as explaining the operation of international time zones. It then goes on to cover interesting and stimulating facts about each country in turn with useful details of key travel destinations, including aspects of historical interest.
The programme has been developed by some of the travel industry's top course writers. The result is a fresh contemporary approach and a thoroughness for which Virgin is famous. This course is designed to improve the global geography skills needed within the Travel, Tourism and Hospitality sector, The course content involves relevant global geography information about countries, major cities and popular destinations.
The course is available to accredited centres to run. All the study material is provided and once the exam is completed, a Virgin Atlantic certificate is issued.
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