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Hospitality, Heritage & Tourism

Course Code(s):  5M5011
QQI Award Code:  5M5011 Tourism with Business
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

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

Course Description

Are you interested in working in Irelands largest industry Hospitality, Heritage and Tourism is a unique opportunity for you. Update internet skills, secure work experience, learn about history and culture, learn to produce an event, gain hospitality skills, and discover worldwide tourism practices in a student-centred environment.

What will you Study?

Tourism Principles and Practice 5N2078
Tourism Information and Administration 5N0636
Work Experience 5N1356
Communications 5N0690
Reception and Frontline Office Skills 5N1407
Heritage 5N1453
Computer Skills
Event Production 5N1374
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)

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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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DTXXX 5M5011

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Other courses you may be interested in...

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Tourism & eTravel St. John's Central College 
Cultural & Heritage Studies - Access to Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE 
Travel & Tourism Cork College of Commerce 
International Airline Studies Cork College of Commerce 
Outdoor Adventure Education Kinsale College of Further Education 
Tourism & eTravel Advanced St. John's Central College 
Tourism & Hospitality Cork College of Commerce 
Cultural & Heritage Studies Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE 
Hospitality Studies Cork College of Commerce 
Tourism with Business Carrignafoy Community College 
Outdoor Leadership Kinsale College of Further Education 
Tour Guiding - Regional & Local Colaiste Stiofain Naofa CFE 

Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Hotel - General Manager   Hospitality Management  
Receptionist - Hotel   Sommelier  
Travel Courier/Resort Representative   Tour Guide  
Hotel Rooms Division Manager    

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Tourism & Hospitality
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

The following data provides general information about this Award from colleges across Ireland.

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source: QQI