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Cork College of Commerce

Cork College of Commerce

International Airline Studies


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

 
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Description...
This International Airlines QQI Level 5 certificate programme covers a variety of airline studies, cabin and ground crew skills and tourism studies together with practical experience of Global Distribution Systems.


 

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.

Tourism Information and Administration 5N0636
Tourism Principles and Practice 5N2078
Customer Service 5N0972
Work Experience 5N1356
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Irish Cultural and Heritage Resources 5N1293
Airline Studies 5N4971
Cabin Crew Operations 5N5410
Global Distribution Systems 6N4973
Spanish 4N1178

 

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Progression Routes

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This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

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DTXXX 

5M5011