• CERTIFICATION:QQI Level 5 Certificate in Tourism with Business (5M5011)
  • DURATION:1 Year 



This full-time course is designed to prepare students for work in the hotel and catering industry. The course creates a learning environment, in which the emphasis is on the practical application of the skills necessary, to work in the dynamic and ever-changing sectors of food and beverage and food preparation.

Programme of Study
  • Customer Service
  • Restaurant Skills
  • Barista Operations
  • Event Production
  • Work Experience
  • Word Processing
  • Tourism Information & Administration
  • Tourism Principles and Practice
  • Marketing Practice
  • Ecotourism

*Components subject to change

Entry Requirements
  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent
  • Leaving Certificate Applied with a merit profile
  • Full QQI Level 4 award with a merit profile
  • Mature Applicants - experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications

Places offered following successful interview. 

Career Opportunities
  • Hotels,
  • Restaurants,
  • Catering departments,
  • Cruise ships
  • Airlines. 
Higher Education Progression*

Graduates are eligible to apply through the CAO and/or the Higher Education Links Scheme for entry to year one of a range of higher certificate and degree programmes at Institutes of Technology and Universities 

Course Co-Ordinator

Paddy McNulty

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