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Tourism & Travel Studies (E-Travel)

Course Code(s):  5M5011
QQI Award Code:  5M5011 Tourism with Business
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Crumlin College of Further Education

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Course overview

Course Code 5M5011
QQI Award Code 5M5011 Tourism with Business
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course explores the ways in which the tourism industry uses the internet to create a customised travel experience. It is designed to prepare students for a workplace environment which markets and sells holidays and tourism products online. Students supplement their studies with work experience in a relevant area. Field trips and guest speakers will be a part of this course.

What will you Study?

Travel Destinations
Digital Marketing 5N1364
Tourism Principles and Practice 5N2078
Tourism Information and Administration 5N0636
Customer Service 5N0972
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Web Authoring 5N1910
Travel Agency Service Skills 5N4970
French 5N1623
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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

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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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Related Career Sectors

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Tourism & Hospitality
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