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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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Course overview

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

Course Description

Provides students with the skills and certification required for working in the tourism and travel industry.

It will develop the learnerís knowledge and understanding of the tourism industry and in addition students will also complete the business modules as listed which will prepare learners for employment and further training and education in the tourism field or related areas.

What will you Study?

Tourism Principles and Practice 5N2078
Payroll Manual and Computerised 5N1546
Tourism Information and Administration 5N0636
Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised 5N1354
Word Processing 5N1358
Customer Service 5N0972
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Work Experience 5N1356
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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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.
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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