Tourism and Travel Level 5

Price: TBA
Duration: 1 Year Full Time Course
Further Education and PLC
Academic year Sept 2020 - May 2021

Course description

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Tourism  5M5011

This one-year course is an ideal entry level qualification for all aspects
of the growing tourism sector in Ireland. This tourism programme has
been designed to enable students to gain a broad understanding of the
operations of the tourism industry and to facilitate their integration
into the workplace or into further education and training. It also
allows students to appreciate the opportunities presented by the web
and eBusiness to successfully market products and services. This course
gives students an opportunity to study the area of tourism and travel
both from the technology skills required and from the tourist industry
perspective. This qualification can be used to progress to certificate and
degree programmes in IT colleges or universities particularly in business
faculties. This course is alternatively suitable for people who want to
pursue public relations or start their own business.

Course Content
The following modules will be offered:
• Business Administration Skills • Marketing Practice
• Tourism Information and Administration • Behavioural Studies
• Tourism Principles and Practice • Customer Service
• Reception & Frontline Office Skills • Communications
• Work Experience • Word Processing
• Safety and Health at Work
• Accounting; Manual and Computerised

QQI Level 5 in Tourism with Business 5M2011

Career Opportunities
Graduates may pursue a degree in many IT colleges around the country
or, alternatively, may seek immediate employment in a range of tourist
or other marketing concerns. The Tourism and Business option will
allow students to progress to colleges like DIT, IT Tallaght, UCC, NUIG,
(Shannon) for tourism and travel as well as other colleges for business
certificates and degrees. Students may also apply for any of the colleges
listed under Business.

Higher Education Progression
DIT: DT406 Tourism Management (Level 7, 3 Years)
DIT: DT412 Tourism Marketing (Level 8, 4 Years)
IT Tallaght: TA026 International Hospitality and Tourism Management
(Level 8, 4 Years)
NUIG: GY261 Business Studies in International Hotel Management
(Shannon) (Level 8, 4 Years)

Entry Requirements
Leaving Cert or LCA • Mature students of all backgrounds • Other
equivalent qualification • All applicants will be interviewed regardless
of previous qualifications • Apply directly at

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