Tourism-Higher Certificate in Business in Tourism-QQI Level 6

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Higher Certificate in Business in Tourism 2 year full time course in Waterford Institute of Technology

What is the Higher Certificate in Business in Tourism?

This course is two years full-time and will provide students with the core abilities to succeed in a variety of positions within the tourism and travel industry.The subject of tourism is concerned with the movement of people, usually for leisure or business but increasingly for education, health or other purposes and how people and resources interact as the travel process takes place. It is also concerned with the impact tourism has on communities and in the management of that industry in order to maximise positive benefits.

Special Features of the Course

An integral feature of this course is a period of work placement during the summer between year one and two. In year two you will also have the opportunity to specialise in two subjects, Guiding or Travel Trade Operations.

The Travel Trade programme is an external course offering students the ability to work in Travel Agencies once they have obtained the certificate. Alternatively the Guiding module can be taken, offering students the opportunity to obtain their Failte Ireland Badge.

First Aid and practical guiding skills are a requirement to obtain the badge.

Year 1
Semester 1 Semester 2
Learning to Learn Communications & Customer Care
Information Technology Irish Culture (A Tourism Resource)
Introduction to Tourism World Tourism Destinations
Customer Management Visitor Information & Tourism Product Knowledge
Irish History & Heritage Professional Development & Career Planning
Choose one of the following electives: Choose one of the following electives:
*French & Culture 1.1 *French & Culture 1.2
*German & Culture 1.1 *German & Culture 1.2
*Spanish A1 *Spanish A2
* = elective module * = elective module

 

Year 2
Semester 3 Semester 4
Guiding 1 Guiding 2
Principles of Marketing 1 Principles of Marketing 2
Introduction to Accounting Financial Accounting
Tourism Studies Sustainable Tourism
Choose one of the following electives: Choose one of the following electives:
Travel Trade 1 Introduction to Management
*French & Culture 2.1 *French & Culture 2.2
*German & Culture 2.1 *German & Culture 2.2
*Spanish B1.1 *Spanish B1.2
* = elective module * = elective module
Not all electives may run and depends on student demand Not all electives may run and depends on student demand

 

Click the following link for more information:-www.wit.ie/courses/type/humanities/department_of_languages_tourism_hospitality/higher_certificate_in_business_in_tourism

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  • Address Waterford Institute of Technology, Cork Road, Waterford
  • Phone 051 302000
  • Emailofreyne@wit.ie
  • Websitewww.wit.ie
  • Category Tourism
  • Location Waterford City

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Tourism-Higher Certificate in Business in Tourism-QQI Level 6
  • By Aisling Cusack
  • Email: aislingcusack@wwetb.ie

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