Tourism with Airline Studies (Year 1) | Cavan Institute Further Education Provider

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Tourism with Airline Studies (Year 1)

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Tourism with Airline Studies (Year 1)

Course Code: CI061TA
Course Level: 5
Award Title: QQI Level 5 Certificate in Tourism with Business
QQI Code: 5M5011
Duration: 1 Year

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Tourism with Business

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or LCVP or QQI Level 4 Award. Equal consideration will be given to mature applicants (those aged over 23) who do not meet these entry requirements.

Course Description
This course is designed to prepare students for employment in the tourism and travel industries. Core modules prepare students for work in the ever changing tourism sector. Students are also given the opportunity to study for the Ready for Take Off airline and airport qualification which is accredited by the International Academy of Travel (IAOT). Students on this course gain an in-depth understanding of how Irish and international tourism industries operate. Research, language and business skills are an integral part of the course.

Course Content

  • Airline Studies
  • Customer Service
  • French/German/Spanish/Irish
  • Communications
  • Heritage
  • Safety and Health at Work
  • Tourism Information and Administration
  • Tourism Principles and Practice
  • Word Processing
  • Work Experience

Career Opportunities
Employment opportunities are varied. Graduates can expect to find employment in the following areas: hotels, visitor attractions, public tourism, airlines, airports, travel, human resources, aviation and translation work.

Progression Opportunities
At Cavan Institute: Upon successful completion of this programme, you may progress to the Level 6 Tourism and Travel with Business course at Cavan Institute.
Elsewhere: Graduates of this course are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities (please check with the particular institution regarding local eligibility requirements).