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Tourism with Business

Course Code(s):  6M5012 RHB
QQI Award Code:  6M5012 Tourism with Business
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

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

Course Description

The aim of the course is to prepare students for work in a wide variety of tourism based areas both in Ireland and internationally. A 6 week vocationally relevant work placement is mandatory for course completion. This can take place in Ireland or abroad. Students will also gain an appreciation of the importance and relevance of eco tourism to sustainable tourism of the future.

What will you Study?

The Advanced Certificate in Tourism with Business is a vibrant and fast paced course which prepares students for direct employment in the growing Tourism industry. The course provides practical hands-on experience and an insight into the skills and team work essential in Customer Service and in the Event Management Sector. Students have the opportunity to complete a six week work placement abroad which is supported by Erasmus+.

Irish Cultural and Natural Heritage
Tourism Policy and Practice
Business Management
Airport Passenger Services
Event Management
Work Experience
Global Distribution Systems
Customer Service
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.

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