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

  • Applicants whose first language is not English will require a competency as stated in our admissions policy here
  • Ukranian applicants should have a certificate of complete secondary education (after grade 11) or higher Click Here

Course Content

  • Tourism Information & Administration 5N0636

  • Tourism Principles & Practice 5N2078

  • The Internet 5N1611
  • Communications 5N0690

  • Work Experience 5N1356

  • Web Authoring 5N1910

  • Digital Marketing 5N1364

  • Event Production 5N1374

Optional Modules

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


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

ATU - 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 ATU Sligo programme through the CAO system.

ATU - Letterkenny

ATU - Galway


  • There are no fees to study this course


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

For more information

Phone 071-9145480 or email [email protected]

Please Note

A new national Common Awards System (CAS) is being introduced by QQI for Further Education and Training programmes. SligoCFE 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.