Travel and Tourism with Airline Studies

Area:
South Dublin City
Price: -
Duration: 1 year
Type:
PLC and Further Education

Course description

Leads to NFQ Level 5 QQI Award  in Tourism with Business
(and IATA approved Galileo CRS qualification)

Travel and Tourism is an exciting, dynamic industry that offers a broad range of job opportunities in airlines, tour operators, travel agencies, hotels and the hospitality sector, visitor attractions, venues and tourist boards.

This course, which has been running for 20 years, offers internationally- recognised industry relevant qualifications taught by an academic staff with relevant and diverse industry experience.

Many employers in the travel industry contact the college directly when recruiting staff. Work experience is an integral component of this course. Previous students have obtained work placements across the Travel and Tourism sector.

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate: A minimum of five passes which should include English and Maths. Candidates will be interviewed as part of the application process. Mature students are welcome on this programme.

Progression

Students who successfully complete this course may apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of third level courses, including (for example):

Tourism Management – DIT (DT406) Level 7

Tourism Marketing – DIT (DT412) Level 8

Travel and Tourism Management – ITT (TL186) Level 7

Travel and Tourism Management – ITT (TL182) Level 8

For full information on progression through the Higher Education Links Scheme please go to www.qqi.ie and contact the relevant universities and colleges.

Course Content

Airport Passenger Services

International Air Fares and Ticketing

Computerised Reservations System- Galileo

Information Technology

Tourism Principles and Practice

Marketing

Communications Methods

Customer Relations

Heritage and Culture

Tourism Information and Administration

Opportunity for Work Experience

First Aid


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