Certificate in Tourism with Business - QQI Level 5

AWARD QQI Level 5 5M3114

DURATION One year full time

"This course is designed to provide the learner with an appropriate base of relevant knowledge and the skills needed to pursue a career in the tourism industry. It equips learners to apply for jobs at home and abroad in Hotel reception, visitor attractions, travel agencies, hotels and heritage centres." 

About the Course

This course is designed to provide the learner with an appropriate base of relevant knowledge and the skills needed to pursue a career in the tourism industry. It promotes personal development and business career development. It equips learners to apply for jobs at home and abroad in Hotel reception, visitor attractions, travel agencies, hotels and heritage centres. Progression to higher education is also possible. 

Subjects

Tourism Information and Administration 5N0636
Tourism Principles and Practice 5N2078
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Word Processing 5N1358
Ecotourism 5N0631
Irish Cultural and Heritage Resources 5N1293
Entrepreneurial Skills 5N1951

Course Requirements

Students applying for this course should have passed the Leaving Certificate in five subjects including English.

Mature Applicants welcome.

All applicants whose first language is not English will be tested at entry.

In the case of remote/blended learning use of a laptop and wifi connection is desirable.

Education Progression

QQI Level 5 Award holders are eligible to progress onto Rathmines College's Advanced Certificate in Business - QQI Level 6 or apply to a wide variety of courses in Higher Education Univsersities and Institudes of Technology through the CAO system. 

Assessment

This couse has a mixture of continuous practical assessments and written examinations.

Work Experience

Work experience is an essential part of all our programmes. The College assists students in finding suitable work placements and monitors and assesses their performance in the work place.

Course Charges

€460 or €210 (with an in date medical card).

VTOS learners do not pay course fees. 

A deposit of €100 secures a place with the balance to be paid before the course commences.

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