This course is designed to develop the skills of those from the Tourism courses to address the growing needs in the marketplace for professionals to serve the vibrant hospitality and tourism sector in Ireland and abroad. The course combines Tourism subjects with the business skills necessary to function within an evolving sector. skills required for working in a hotel front office environment.
This is a one year, full time course running from September to May.
Successful completion of this course will result in a Level 6 QQI Certificate in Tourism with Business, 6M5012.
- A Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied or Equivalent is required
- Exemptions applicable to mature students over age of 23
Entry is subject to interview
Modules include the following:
- Tourism Policy and Practice 6N2106
- Communications 6N1950
- Work Experience 6N1946
- Front Office Skills 6N4186
- Web Authoring 6N2532
- Word Processing 6N4977
- Hotel Front Office Supervision
- Guest Speakers and Class visits are arranged throughout the year.
- Students can also avail of extracurricular activates organised by student council.
Upon successful completion of this course, learners may be eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities.
Applicants are asked to pay a non-refundable €50 Administration/Application fee on submission of their Application Form. Once you have applied you will be called for an interview within a few weeks. QQI examination fees cost €80, although Medical Card holders are exempt from paying this fee on production of a valid medical card. Books and essential class materials may also be required. A €200 Government levy will apply on acceptance of a place on PLC course, but medical card holders and those in receipt of a maintenance grant will be exempt. A €50 Student Services fee also applies.