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Monaghan Institute

Monaghan Institute


 

Tourism and Travel with Cabin Crew Training


Course Code:  5M5011
Award Code(s):  5M5011
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level

 
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Description...
This course aims to provide the specialist skills needed for working in the tourism, travel and hospitality industries. It will develop the learners knowledge and understanding of the tourism industry, as well as preparing learners for further training and education in the sector.

This course contains Tourism related subjects which are taught using a variety of methods including lectures, visits, practicals and role plays. Work placement will give the learner valuable insight into the industry. There will also be opportunities to participate in field trips to specific tourist attractions. Students will study Cabin Crew Operations and Ready to Fly, with is certified by International Academy of Travel (IAOT). This exciting cabin crew module combines theoretical and practical components including practicing safety demonstrations and serving food and beverages. Students will also engage in training within a mock aircraft.

 

What you will Study...
These are the main subject modules available in this course. Note: Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands.

Ready to Fly IAOT
Cabin Crew Operations
Tourism Principles and Practice
Tourism Information and Administration
Travel Agency Service Skills
Customer Service
Communications
Business Administration Skills
Marketing Practice
Word Processing
Work Experience

 

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Travel Courier/Resort Representative   Hotel Rooms Division Manager  
Leisure Centre Manager    

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Progression Routes

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