Airline Studies and Tourism

Airline Studies
Tourism 5M5011

Optional year 2 QQI level 6 now available

What is Airline Studies?
This one year course is designed to prepare students for all aspects of the growing tourism sector 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 Consultant. 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.

Course Content
The following modules will be offered in 2019 subject to availability and demand:
•    Tourism Information and Administration
•    Tourism Principles and Practice
•    Ready for Take Off Diploma
•    Airline Studies
•    Word Processing
•    Communications
•    Work Experience
•    Travel Agency Service Skills
•    Safety and Health at Work
•    Business Administration
•    Marketing Practice
•    Reception and Frontline Office skills
•    Global Distribution Systems
•    Ready for Take Off Diploma (This an option with this course)

QQI level 5 Certificate in Tourism or Business. Ready for Take-off and Amadeus qualifications validated by the International Academy of Travel. HACCP

Career Progression

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 concerns.The Tourism and Business option will allow students to progress to colleges like DIT, IT 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.

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) DIT: DT406 Tourism Management (Level 7, 3 Years)

Entry Requirements
Leaving Cert or LCA
Mature Students of all backgrounds
Other equivalent qualification

All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications