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Tourism with Business & Marketing

Course Code(s):  5M5011 6M5012
QQI Award Code:  5M5011 Tourism with Business
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education

Colaiste Dhulaigh College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M5011 6M5012
QQI Award Code 5M5011 Tourism with Business
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This two year course in Travel and Tourism includes all the main aspects of the tourism industry as well as customer service, communication and management skills.

It equips the student with the necessary varied skills for employment in this increasingly important and expanding industry. There is also the opportunity for further study with D.I.T. for students who are successful in the second year of the course. In addition to providing a good grounding in the tourism industry, students will have the opportunity to obtain the Galileo examination, which is the industry recognised ticketing system.

What will you Study?

Year 1:
Reception and Frontline Office Skills 5N1407
Customer Service 5N0972
Tourism Principles and Practice 5N2078
Appreciation of Irish Culture
Tourism Information and Administration 5N0636
Word Processing 5N1358
Work Experience 5N1356
Communications 5N0690
Ticketing Procedures (Amadeus)

Year 2:
Tourism Policy and Practice
Irish Culture and Natural Heritage Studies
Employment Law 5N3785
Work Experience 5N1356
Customer Service 5N0972
Event Management
Business Management
Digital Marketing 5N1364
German
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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