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Travel & Tourism - Advanced

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

Limerick College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

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

Course Description

This 1 year, full time programme is targeting those who already have a QQI Level 5 award, preferably Tourism and Travel Services. The focus of the programme is on managing tourism operations and marketing tourism. It is an ideal course for those interested in working in the wholesale or retail tourism, travel, leisure or hospitality industries.

What will you Study?

This 1 year, full-time programme is targeting those who already have a QQI Level 5 Award, preferably in the Tourism and Travel Services. The focus of the programme is on managing tourism operations and marketing tourism. It is an ideal programme for those interested in working in the wholesale or retail tourism, travel, leisure or hospitality industries.

Typical Modules

Consultative Selling

Communications

Tour Operations

Travel Geography

GDS ( Global Distribution Systems)

Galileo

Retail Travel Management

Word Processing Level 6

Airport Passenger Service

Business Management

E-Business

Sales Presentation

Work Experience

Customer Service

Consultative Selling
Communications
Tour Operations
Travel Geography
GDS (Global Distribution Systems) Galileo
Retail Travel Management
Word Processing, Level 6
Airport Passenger Service
Business Management
e-Business
Sales Presentation
Work Experience
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.

Progression to CAO Courses

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

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6M5012

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