Travel & Tourism with Airline Studies

Overview

Course Duration One Year Full-time

Leads to NFQ Level 5 QQI Award  in Tourism with Business
(& IAOT Amadeus CRS qualification)

Travel and Tourism is an exciting, dynamic industry that offers a broad range of job opportunities in airlines, tour operators, travel agencies, hotels and the hospitality sector, visitor attractions, venues and tourist boards.

This course, which has been running for 20 years, offers internationally- recognised industry relevant qualifications taught by an academic staff with relevant and diverse industry experience.

Many employers in the travel industry contact the college directly when recruiting staff. Work experience is an integral component of this course. Previous students have obtained work placements across the Travel and Tourism sector.

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate: A minimum of five passes which should include English and Maths. Candidates will be interviewed as part of the application process. Mature students are welcome on this programme.

Progression

Students who successfully complete this course may apply through the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of third level courses, including (for example):

  • Tourism Management - DIT (DT406) Level 7
  • Tourism Marketing - DIT (DT412) Level 8
  • Travel and Tourism Management - ITT (TL186) Level 7
  • Travel & Tourism Management - ITT (TL182) Level 8

For full information on progression through the Higher Education Links Scheme please go to www.qqi.ie and contact the relevant universities and colleges.

Course Content

  • Airport Passenger Services
  • International Air Fares & Ticketing
  • Computerised Reservations System- Amadeus
  • Information Technology
  • Tourism Principles and Practice
  • Marketing
  • Communications Methods
  • Customer Relations
  • Heritage & Culture
  • Tourism Information and Administration
  • Opportunity for Work Experience
  • First Aid

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Stillorgan College of Further Education
Old Dublin Road
Stillorgan
Co. Dublin

P 01 2880704
F 01 2832207
E admin@stillorgancollege.ie

10 Reasons To Apply

Offers student-centred education in a friendly and supportive atmosphere
High standard of results
Excellent track record of facilitating progression to Higher Education
Offers nationally and internationally recognised qualifications
Diverse student body with an inclusive ethos
Central location in South Dublin with good links to public transport and on-site parking
Dedicated staff who have relevant industry experience
Strong emphasis by staff on meeting the individual needs of all students
Excellent facilities - there is a very high ratio of computers to students with up-to-date equipment and industry-standard software
Because we’re a small college, we have greater flexibility in supporting the needs of students than larger institutions

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Media Foundation, now in IADT

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Multimedia Production, now in IADT