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Tourism with Business

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

Kerry 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 programme focuses on the necessary skills required in order to seek work in the travel and tourism sector. Kerry is the hub of tourism and a qualification like this will open up doors to enter employment in a diverse range of tourist orientated organisations.

What will you Study?

Marketing Practice 5N1400

French 4N1172

Tourism Information & Administration 5N0636

Word Processing 5N1358

Irish Cultural & Heritage Resources 5N1293

Tourism Principles & Practice 5N2078

Travel Agency Service Skills 5N4970
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