Services & Leisure Department

Airline Studies

Tourism 5M5011

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Optional Year 2

QQI Level 6 Available

    Ready for Take Off

    Diploma Available

      COURSE CONTENT

      The following modules will be offered in 2022, subject to change due to availability and demand: 

      • Tourism Principles and Practice
      • Tourism Information and Administration
      • Cabin Crew Operations
      • Global Distribution Systems
      • Customer Service
      • Work Experience
      • Safety and Health
      • Word Processing
      • Reception and Frontline Office
      • Business Administration & Skills
      • Marketing Practice
      • RFTO General Introduction
      • RFTO Ticketing/Amadeus
      • French

      WHAT IS AIRLINE STUDIES?

      This one-year course is designed to prepare students for all aspects of the growing airline and travel in Ireland. This course provides students with the necessary skills to take up employment in the tourism industry or in the travel area as members of Airline Cabin Crew and Travel Consultancy. The course also includes a unique Cabin Crew Course, accredited by  International Academy of Travel (IAOT). This course also gives students the possibility to be selected for an Erasmus exchange.

       

      CERTIFICATION

      • QQI Level 5 Certificate in Tourism or Business.
      • Ready for Take off Diploma and Amadeus qualifications validated by the International Academy of Travel.

      CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

      This qualification can be used to progress to certificate and degree programmes in IT colleges or universities in business or tourism. Alternatively, graduates may seek immediate employment in a range of airline, tourism or marketing careers. The Tourism and Business option will allow students to progress to colleges like TU Dublin City Campus, TU Dublin Tallaght, UCC, NUIG (Shannon) for tourism and travel as well as other colleges for business certificates and degrees. Students may also apply for any of the colleges listed under Business.

      ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

      • Leaving Cert or LCA
      • Mature students of all backgrounds
      • Other equivalent qualification

      All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications.

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      EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION:

      NUIG: GY261 Business Studies in International Hotel Management (Shannon) (Level 8, 4 Years)

      UCC: CK203 Business Information Systems (Level 8, 4 Years)

      TU Dublin City Campus: TU747 Tourism Management (Level 7, 3 Years)

      COURSE FEES

      Course fees of €200 are to be paid before registration and include course materials, examination fees and a €30 non-refundable deposit.

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