This course looks at the world of successful travel companies, from the administration side to handling customer needs in a fast-paced environment. We look at the importance of the tourism and travel professional and their relationship with modern tourists. Students will work on group projects and individual assignments in order to complete the course. Those who are successful in this course may choose to enrol in our Level 6 Management & Marketing in Tourism course or go on to work in areas such as travel agencies, tour operator companies or tourism offices or the hospitality industry.
FETAC (QQI) Level 5 - Tourism with Business Award 5M5011
FETAC (QQI) Occupational First Aid - Workshop.
Students can pursue careers in tourist boards, resorts, reservation offices, tour operations and travel package providers. Students may also wish to start their own business.
This 2nd year course is ideally suited to students who want to progress into the management & marketing areas of tourism. Students will acquire a variety of skills and knowledge in tourism, business & IT which will enhance their career prospects in the tourism industry. The course is a further development of the first year Tourism & Travel Studies course.