Tourism with Business

Course ID
5M5011
Award
QQI Level 5 – Tourism
Entry Requirements
Leaving Certificate or LCA Holders of a QQI Level 4 Award are eligible to apply. Mature students over 23 may be exempt from the above academic requirements. Applicants will have to undertake an interview and may be subject to Garda Vetting.
Duration
1 Year

TOURISM WITH BUSINESS course Central College Limerick

 

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

This course is aimed at students who wish to enhance their skills in the tourism and hospitality industry. The course encourages students to gain supervisory experience in various tourism related areas including airports, tour guide, travel agents and event management.

 

TYPICAL COURSE CONTENT

  • Information and Administration
  • Word Processing
  • Tourism Principles and Practice
  • Appreciation of Irish Culture
  • Communications
  • Marketing Practice
  • Work Experience
  • Culinary Techniques (Optional)
  • Customer Service

 

EMPLOYMENT / PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

Graduates from this programme can gain employment in the following areas:

  • Travel Agencies
  • Hospitality
  • Airline ground / cabin crew
  • Front Office
  • Heritage/Tourist Information Offices

Graduates can also progress to degree programmes in higher education institutions including universities, institutes of technology and private third level colleges offering places on a variety of courses. Links to all courses and progression opportunities can be found at www.cao.ie or www.qqi.ie

 

DESTINATION OF PAST GRADUATES

  • Hotel Front Office Management – LIT
  • Culinary Arts – LIT
  • Hospitality Studies – LIT
  • Bachelor of Arts in Travel and Tourism Management – ITT
  • Travel Agents
  • Ryanair

 

© 2015 Central College Limerick. All rights reserved. Website Design Ireland Copper Reed Studio