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International Travel & Tourism

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

Enniscorthy Vocational College
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Course overview

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

Course Description

This course is run in conjunction with the International Academy Of Travel based in Waterford Airport where students attend training days. It is supported by many leading Travel Industry employers throughout the world.

What will you Study?

IAOT Modules:
Cabin Crew
Travel Agency Skills
IATA Geography
Airline Reservation Sales
Airport Passenger Services
Ready to Check-In Computerised System
Ready to Book Computerised System
Ready to board Computerised System
Amadeus GDS
Passport to Holiday Reps
First Aid

QQI Modules:
Tourism Principles and Practice 5N2078
Tourism Information and Administration 5N0636
Customer Service 5N0972
Work Experience 5N1356
Database Methods 5N0783
Word Processing 5N1358
Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised 5N1354
Reception and Frontline Office Skills 5N1407
Sales Presentation 6N3567
Airport Passenger Services 6N4972
Global Distribution System 6N4973
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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CAO with Any QQI Major Award

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Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
DTXXX 5M5011

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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
Transport & Logistics
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National Statistics for this Award (All Ireland)

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