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Corporate Transport Hospitality

Tuesday, 13 March 2018

Corporate Transport Hospitality

Corporate Transport Hospitality
Corporate Transport Hospitality

Course Code: CI061ST
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Security Studies
QQI Code: 5M2110
Duration: 1 Year
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Entry Requirements

Full driver’s licence. Consideration will also be given to those under 23 who present with a Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied (LCA), LCVP or a QQI Level 4 award.

Course Description
This course aims to train students to work as professional drivers or chauffeurs in the corporate transport hospitality and security sector. It will appeal to mature students with experience/background in the state security services (An Garda Síochána, Defence Forces, Emergency Services). This course will equip students with the skills set required to work in this sector, to ensure the safety and security of executive, corporate and VIP passengers. This will include customer service skills, interpersonal skills and intercultural awareness, guarding skills and security threat awareness. The course will also train students in basic motor vehicle maintenance, pre-journey vehicle inspection and health, safety and welfare practice and procedures. Students will have the opportunity to prepare for the Special Public Service Vehicle (SPSV) test. In order to apply for this licence, students must hold a full driver’s licence and be aged 25 or over.

Course Content

  • Legal Practices & Procedures
  • Security Industry Procedures
  • Guarding Skills
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Motor Vehicle Practice
  • Occupational First Aid
  • Tourism Principles and Practice
  • Language (Beginners French or Spanish)
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience
  • Behavioural Studies


Career Opportunities
Opportunities for graduates of this course may include working as chauffeurs or drivers for national and international ground transport operators in the emerging business and tourist markets both in Ireland and in Europe. Graduates may also decide to set up their own business, providing local chauffeuring services.

Progression Opportunities
At Cavan Institute: Graduates of this level 5 award can progress to the level 6 course in Security Operations and Administration (Supervisory) at Cavan Institute.
Elsewhere: Graduates are also eligible to apply through the CAO and/or Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate or degree programmes at Institutes of Technology or Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).
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