Study tourism and catering at Crumlin College of Further Education

Travel & Tourism with Agency Skills

This course is designed to prepare students for a workplace environment which markets and sells holidays and tourism products. Students supplement their studies with work experience in a relevant area. Field trips and guest speakers will be a part of this course.

Awarding Body:

FETAC (QQI) Level 5 - Tourism with Business Award 5M5011
FETAC (QQI) Occupational First Aid - Workshop.

 

Career Opportunities:

Students can pursue careers in tourist boards, resorts, reservation offices, tour operations and travel package providers.  Students may also wish to start their own business. 

Further Education:

Successful students can further their studies in Year 2 - Management & Marketing in Tourism in the College.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent standard of education. Exemptions may be granted to mature students. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

  • Business Administration
  • Digital Marketing
  • Tourism Principles & Practice
  • Tourism Information & Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Principles & Practice of Selling
  • Travel Agency Service Skills
  • French
  • First Aid – Workshop

Tourism & Travel Studies

Option Two – Eco & Adventure Tourism

This course focuses on the growing popularity of eco-tourism.   This type of tourism will investigate the concepts of “green” practices and eco-friendly travel.  Issues regarding sustainability, environmental awareness and heritage preservation will be emphasised.
Students supplement their studies with work experience in a relevant area. Field trips and guest speakers will be a part of this course.

Awarding Body:

FETAC (QQI) Level 5 - Tourism with Business Award 5M5011

Career Opportunities:

Students who successfully complete this course will be prepared for opportunities within eco-tourism companies, tour providers, tourism offices, adventure centres or resorts.  Students may also wish to start their own business in this category.

Further Educations:

Students can also further their studies in Year 2 - Management & Marketing in Tourism in the College.

Minimum Entry Requirements:

Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent standard of education. Exemptions may be granted to mature students. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

  • Travel Destinations
  • Tourism Principles & Practice
  • Tourism Information & Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Work Experience
  • Spreadsheet Methods
  • Web Authoring
  • Ecotourism
  • Adventure Activities
  • French
Study tourism and catering at Crumlin College of Further Education
Study tourism and catering at Crumlin College of Further Education

Management & Marketing in Tourism

This 2nd year course is ideally suited to students who want to progress into the management & marketing areas of tourism. Students will acquire a variety of skills and knowledge in tourism, business & IT which will enhance their career prospects in the tourism industry. The course is a further development of the first year Tourism & Travel Studies course.

Awarding Body:

Further Education & Training Awards Council (FETAC)/QQI - Business Award Level 6 6M4985

Career Opportunities:

Successful graduates of this course can enter the employment market in a number of areas and at various management levels of the tourism industry.

Further study - successful students may be eligible to apply to DIT for entry into Year 2 of a Degree Programme in Tourism (subject to approval).

Minimum Entry Requirements:

Successful completion of FETAC Tourism Award or FETAC Business Studies Award (to include two Tourism Modules) or equivalent standards of education. All entry is subject to interview.

Subjects:

Marketing Management
Irish Cultural & Natural Heritage
Human Resources Management
Entrepreneurship
Business Development
Work Experience
Event Management
Customer Service