Course Duration One Year Full-time
Leads to NFQ Level 5 QQI Award in Tourism with Business (& IAOT Amadeus 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 tourism sector.
This course, which has been running for over 25 years, offers internationally recognised industry relevant qualifications taught by an academic staff with relevant and diverse industry experience. Included on this course is practical cabin crew training in a simulatated aircraft in conjunction with the Academy of Aviation at Dublin Airport.
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.
This course is equally suitable for school leavers and those looking for a career change in this exciting sector.
The course is targeted at students who have an interest in the tourism industry. Since places are limited, applicants will be interviewed. Mature students are welcome on this programme.
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 & Tourism Management – ITT (TL182) Level 8
For full details of QQI requirements for progression to CAO courses please click here. Simply enter the code for the programme you are interested in or if you are not sure of the code choose the Select by Institution option, then click on Go.
Airport Passenger Services
International Air Fares & Ticketing
Computerised Reservations System- Amadeus
Tourism Principles and Practice
Heritage & Culture
Tourism Information and Administration
Opportunity for Work Experience