• Code:LH
  • Certification 

    QQI Level 5 Certificate in Tourism with  Business (5M5011)

    City & Guilds Award in Professional  Bartending Level 5 equivalence on the  NFQ (7106-11)

    City & Guilds Award in Professional  Bartending (Cocktails with free  pouring) (7106-01)

  • Duration One Year


This full-time course is designed to prepare learners for work in restaurants, hotels  and bars. 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. Learners will learn barsita skills, bar skills  and restaurant service skills.

Programme of Study

  • Beverage Service
  • Bartending
  • 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

One of the following:

  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent  Extenuating circumstances may be  considered
  • Leaving Certificate Applied with a  Distinction profile
  • Full QQI Level 4 Certificate with merit  profile
  • Mature Applicants – experience  will be considered in lieu of formal  qualifications

Places are offered following a 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

Erinne Tyrrell

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