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Tourism with Business Level 6

Course Code RHB

NFQ Level 6

Duration 1 Year

QQI Code 6M5012

Award QQI Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Tourism with Business

The 1-year Advanced Certificate in Tourism with Business provides skills in Customer Service and Event Management, with Erasmus+ 6-week placement abroad.

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Why choose Tourism with Business?

This one-year Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Tourism with Business is ideal for you if you are seeking a supervisory role within a variety of tourism related businesses, or if you are seeking to progress to further or higher education and training.

It is a vibrant and fast paced course which builds on your previous qualifications and work experiences and seeks to progress your skills to a supervisory level within the You will study the specific skills required in the tourism sector at an advanced level in the following modules: Tourism Policy and Practice, Global Distribution Systems, Irish Cultural and Natural Heritage and Airport Passenger Services.

A six-week work placement which can include 4 weeks Erasmus placement in one of our partner An additional 2 weeks of placement in Ireland will also be required. Participants not wishing to travel on Erasmus may complete all 6 weeks in Ireland. The Erasmus+ placement in Finland allows you the opportunity to develop further the skills learned through practical application in a working environment.

In addition, you will develop your transferable skills at a supervisory level in event management, consultative selling and customer service which you can use in any business or tourism setting. You will also benefit on this course from organised trips to heritage and cultural sites and guest lectures by sector experts in the tourism industry.

What will you study?

  • Event Management (6N4800)
  • Consultative Selling (6N2054)
  • Work Experience (6N1946)
  • Irish Cultural and Natural Heritage (6N0652)
  • Global Distribution Systems (6N4973)
  • Customer Service (6N0697)
  • Tourism Policy and Practice (6N2106)
  • Airport Passenger Services (6N4972)

What do you need to apply?

Please refer to the Entry Requirements, and note for this course suitable BCFE QQI Level 5 award that satisfies the entry requirements include:

Progression Opportunities

  • Graduates of this course may also apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to higher and advanced certificate and degree programmes at national Institutes of Technology, Technological Universities and Universities (applicants should confirm linked awards and eligibility requirements with the relevant Higher Education Institution).

Career Opportunities

  • Graduates have directly entered employment in a wide range of tourism-based activities.

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