Tourism and Travel Industry Studies- QQI LEVEL 5

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This is a one year full time course with combined QQI (FETAC) Level 5 and IAOT, AMADEUS certification

COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is designed for applicants who wish to develop their career prospects within the travel industry. It will offer AMADEUS, IAOT and QQI Certification. On completion of this course, applicants can apply to third level tourism courses or work directly in the travel industry.

SUPPLEMENTARY TRAINING INCLUDES:
● IAOT Ready to Book
● IAOT Ready to Check-in
● IAOT Ready to Fly
● IAOT Interview with Confidence

MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
●Leaving Certificate successfully completed
●Leaving Certificate Applied with minimum Pass level award.
●Successful completion of interview.

PROGRESSION
The full QQI Level 5 Certificate facilitates entry, on a competitive basis, to a range of third level institutions nationwide. Further
details are available from the relevant institutions.
●Specific progression links are available with WIT and IT Carlow for this course (see page 47 of brochure).

CERTIFICATION
●QQI Level 5 – Tourism with Business (5M5011)
●The International Academy of Travel (IAOT)
●AMADEUS – Ireland
●IAOT Certificate in Travel Industry Studies
●AMADEUS Reservations
●Endorsed by World Travel Centre FAREBANK
●Advanced Diploma in Travel Industry Studies (includes AMADEUS)

ADDITIONAL COSTS
The total cost of course materials, examination fees and textbooks is approx. €480. These costs must be added to the normal registration and government fees, as outlined on page 1 of the brochure.

WORK EXPERIENCE
Work experience placement is an integral part of this course. Students must obtain one day per week work experience for the academic year. The day will be specified by the College.

DURATION
One year

COURSE CONTENT

●Tourism Information and Administration
●Tourism Principles and Practice
●Customer Service
●Work Experience
●Word Processing
●Travel Agency Service Skills
●Cabin Crew Operations

CAREER PROSPECTS

●Airlines
●Airports
●Travel Agencies
●Hotels and Cruise Lines
●Tour Operators
●Guides

N.B.: Due to ongoing developments in QQI awards, names and content are subject to change.

 

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  • Address Waterford College of Further Education, Parnell St. Waterford City
  • Phone (051) 870136
  • Emailinfo@wcfe.ie
  • Websitewww,wcfe.ie
  • Category Tourism
  • Location Waterford City

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