Course Code: RHB
Duration: 1 Year
The Advanced Certificate in Tourism with Business is a vibrant and fast paced course which prepares students for direct employment in the growing Tourism industry. The course provides practical hands-on experience and an insight into the skills and team work essential in Customer Service and in the Event Management Sector. Students have the opportunity to complete a six week work placement abroad which is supported by Erasmus+. Placement countries are currently Finland and Malta. Alternatively placements can be completed in Ireland. The course includes College organized trips to Heritage and Cultural sites on the island of Ireland as well as engaging guest lecturers from varying sectors of the Tourism industry.
While BCFE continues to partake in the EC funded Erasmus+ programme and has prepared work experience placements for the 2020 – 2021 academic year the College will continue to be guided by the HSE and NPHET. Therefore, travel abroad may be postponed or cancelled depending on the advice from the Government.
Leaving Certificate/LCVP with a minimum of two H5/O1 and four O6/H7 grades or equivalent or QQI Level 5 award with a merit profile or BTEC National Diploma with a merit profile. The academic entry requirements may be waived for mature applicants (21+). Suitable QQI Level 5 awards include:
Graduates are expected to enter into employment in a wide range of tourism based activities or they may progress to higher education options.