Tourism, Travel with Business

(Level 5)



QQI Tourism with Business Level 5, Code 5M5011


This course focuses on the necessary skills required in the Tourism and Travel Industry.  Skills (developed) include travel agency, airlines, languages, IT Skills, reception, guiding, tour operators, heritage, car hire, cruise liners and other areas of travel and tourism.  

Students will also have access Global Distribution Systems  (GDS) such as Galileo, which is used for airline and hotel booking.

Students will also have the opportunity to travel and work abroad with our Erasmus+ partners on a three week work placement throughout Europe.


Course outline


Code Title
5N0636 Tourism Information & Administration
5N2078 Tourism Principles & Practices
5N0690 Communications
5N1356 Work Experience


Code Title
4N1172 French Level 4
5N1623 French Level 5
4N1178 Spanish Level 4
5N1630 Spanish Level 5
5N1407 Reception & Front Office Skills
5N4970 Travel Agency Services Skills
5N1358 Word Processing
5N4971 Airline Studies
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Fee Exemptions may apply ⇒
 Materials €70
 QQI Fee €50
Non QQI €200
Student Services €250
 Gov PLC Fee €200
TOTAL €770

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.


One year full time with progressing to QQI Level 6.


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

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

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Career Opportunities


Travel Opportunities


Cabin Crew

Ground Crew

Airline Ancillary Services

Travel Agency

Tour Operator

Cruise Liners

Air Freight Services

Tourism Opportunities

Heritage Centres

Reception Staff

Car Hire

Event Management

Hotel Reception

Business Tourism

Visitor Attractions

Activity Management

Destinations Management Organisations

Eco and Sustainable Tourism

Coach Touring

Inbound Tour Operations.

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