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Tourism, Hotel and Leisure Operations

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

With more than 50,000 people directly employed by hotels and guesthouses in Ireland, the hotel sector has a critical role in job creation and the recovery of the wider economy. The Irish Hotel Federation is concerned that the hotel and catering sector will in the immediate future face an acute shortage of skilled workers. Students on this course will learn practical and technical skills which will allow them pursue some of the many career opportunities in the hospitality industry.

What will you Study?

Tourism Information and Administration 5N0636
Tourism Principles and Practice 5N2078
Customer Service 5N0972
Irish Cultural and Heritage Resources 5N1293
Hotel Front Office Operations
Sport and Recreation
Leisure Facility Operations 5N4667
Communications 5N0690
Word Processing 5N1358
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

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Related Career Sectors

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Tourism & Hospitality
Leisure, Sport & Fitness
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