Tourism and Event Management - 5M5011

This one year full-time course provides students with the practical skills and knowledge necessary for the dynamic world of Tourism and Event Management.

This course is designed to;

Help students develop the essential skills and techniques which form the basis for a career in tourism, business or the hospitality industry. The course comprises both theoretical and practical modules, and students will gain an understanding of business and marketing.

Course Requirements

  • Leaving Certificate, Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent

  • Interview

  • Mature applicants welcome

Course Content

  • Tourism Information & Administration 5N0636

  • Tourism Principles & Practice 5N2078

  • Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977

  • Communications 5N0690

  • Work Experience 5N1356

  • Web Authoring 5N1910

  • Marketing Practice 5N1400

  • Event Production 5N1374

Optional Modules

Learners may also have the opportunity to study Maths (5N1833) as an extra module.

Certification

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

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities in the following areas become accessible through the progression routes from this course to third-level colleges. Requirements for progression may change or new progression paths become available. Modules may also need to change to facilitate learner needs.

  • Office and Business Administration
  • Business
  • Marketing
  • Tourism
  • Hotel Management

Progression to Higher Education

The following are the most relevant courses;

Sligo College of Further Education

SG Institute of Technology Sligo

Please note that all QQI Further Education graduates who hold a major Level 5 or Level 6 award are eligible to apply for any IT Sligo programme through the CAO system.

LY Letterkenny Institute of Technology

Galway Mayo Institute of Technology

Fees

  • Student Services Registration Fee: €250

  • DES Programme Participation Contribution: €200

  • QQI Examination Fees: €50

  • Class Materials: €0

TOTAL: €500

(One of the following exemptions may apply: (1) Medical Card Holders - €250 (2) BTEA - €200 (3) Grant - €200)

Duration

This is a full-time one-year course and runs from September to May.

For more information

Phone 071-9145480 or email scfe@msletb.ie

Please Note

A new national Common Awards System (CAS) is being introduced by QQI for Further Education and Training programmes. SCFE reserves the right to make changes in any course, to limit the number of places available or to withdraw a course. No part of this information shall be deemed to form a contract between the Institute and a student or third party.