Tourism & Travel

(Level 5)


QQI Tourism with Business Level 5, Code 5M5011


This course focuses on the necessary skills required for all of the sectors in the Tourism and e-Travel Industry. During this course the student will develop the training skills needed in both practical and theoretical areas. These include travel agency, airline crew and reception, guiding, tour repping and other areas of the tourism and travel industry including cruise liners.

These skills acquired on the course are required in order to succeed in these exciting Tourism Sectors.

Students can also avail of an opportunity to travel overseas on the course as part of work placement and in conjunction with the European Partnership scheme run in St. John’s Central College.


Code Title
5N4971 Airline Studies
5N0690 Communications
5N0972 Customer Service
4N1172 French Level 4
5N1623 French Level 5
5N1407 Reception & Front Office Skills
4N1178 Spanish Level 4
5N1630 Spanish Level 5
5N0636 Tourism Information & Administration
5N2078 Tourism Principles & Practices
5N4970 Travel Agency Services Skills
5N1358 Word Processing
5N1356 Work Experience
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Tourism & e-Travel L5


Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒
 Student Services € 250
 QQI Fee  €50
 Gov PLC Fee € 200
 Materials  €50
TOTAL €550

Contact Details

Tel: 021 4255500

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate (LC Established, LCVP or LCA) or equivalent

For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.

Work Placement/Experience

Participants will be required to undertake 10 days of work placement in a relevant location. The College will assist participants in identifying suitable placements.

Education Progression Opportunities

UCC: CK101, CK105, CK107, CK108, CK109,CK113, CK117, CK118, CK210, CK301, CK302, CK307

CIT: CR021; CR022; CR041; CR042; CR650; CR657

LIT: LC293; LC294; LC296; LC299

Tralee IT: TL820, TL720

WIT: WD091, WD148, WD173, WD174, WD200


One year full time with progressing to QQI Level 6.


We advise you to consult the CAO website – and to confirm specific entry requirements for Higher Education Institutions.

Career Opportunities

Festival and Event Management, Business Tourism, Social Media and e-Tourism, Tourism Promotion and Marketing, Visitor Attractions & Activity Management, Destination management organisations, Travel Agencies and Tour Operations, e-Tourism Promotion & Marketing, Airport and Airlines.

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