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Tourism & Hospitality

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Cork College of Commerce

Cork College of Commerce
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Course overview

Course Code 6M5012
QQI Award Code 6M5012 Tourism with Business
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This Level 6 Advanced Certificate is designed to develop the skills of those from the Tourism and Culinary/Hospitality courses to address the growing needs in the marketplace for professionals to serve the vibrant hospitality and tourism sector in Ireland and abroad. It combines Tourism/Hospitality subjects with the business skills necessary to function within an evolving sector.

What will you Study?

Work Experience (5N1356)
Safety & Health at Work (5N1794)
Business Administration Skills (5N1610)
Digital Marketing (5N1364)
Event Production (5N1374)
Tourism Information & Administration (5N0636)
Word Processing (5N1358)
Tourism Principles & Practice (5N2078)








Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
6M5012

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Further Research

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Other courses you may be interested in...

The following courses are related to the course above and are from colleges in the same region. These might be worth exploring further. You can sort the list by Title or College by clicking on the column headings.
Course Title College
Tourism & eTravel St. John's Central College 
Tourism & Travel Industry Studies Waterford College of Further Education 
Tourism with Business Central College Limerick 
Travel & Tourism Cork College of Commerce 
Travel & Tourism Services Limerick College of Further Education 
Tourism with Business Templemore College of Further Education 
Tourism & eTravel Advanced St. John's Central College 
Hospitality Operations Waterford College of Further Education 
Travel & Tourism - Advanced Limerick College of Further Education 
Hotel and Catering Kerry College of Further Education 
Tourism with Business Mary Immaculate Lisdoonvarna 
Hospitality Studies Cork College of Commerce 
Tourism with Business O'Connell Centre 
Tourism with Business - Advanced O'Connell Centre 
Restaurant Operations Templemore College of Further Education 
Tourism St. Colman's Community College 
Hospitality Studies Rossa College 
Tourism and Event Managment Rossa College 
Tourism with Business Mary Immaculate Lisdoonvarna 

Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Hospitality Assistant   Hospitality Manager  
Leisure Centre Assistant   Airline Cabin Crew   
Travel Courier / Resort Representative   Waiter / Waitress   
Tour Guide   Tourism Officer  
Cloakroom / Luggage Attendant   Attendant - Museum / Art Gallery   
Hotel Rooms Division Manager    

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Tourism & Hospitality
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

The following data provides general information about this Award from colleges across Ireland.