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Enniscorthy Vocational College

Enniscorthy Vocational College

International Travel & Tourism


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

 
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Description...
This course is run in conjunction with the International Academy Of Travel based in Waterford Airport where students attend training days. It is supported by many leading Travel Industry employers throughout the world.

 

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.

IAOT Modules:
Cabin Crew
Travel Agency Skills
IATA Geography
Airline Reservation Sales
Airport Passenger Services
Ready to Check-In Computerised System
Ready to Book Computerised System
Ready to board Computerised System)
Amadeus GDS
Passport to Holiday Reps
First Aid

QQI Modules:
Tourism Principles and Practice (Level 5)
Tourism Information and Administration (Level 5)
Customer Services (Level 5)
Work Experience (Level 5)
Database Methods (Level 5)
Word Processing (Level 5)
Bookkeeping Manual & Computerised (Level 5)
Reception and Frontline Office Skills (Level 5)
Sales Presentation (Level 6)
Airport Passenger Services (Level 6)
Global Distribution System (Level 6)

 

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Sample Careers...
If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Hotel - General Manager   Hospitality Management  
Receptionist - Hotel   Travel Agency Manager  
Hotel Sales & Marketing Manager   Spa Manager  
Conference & Banqueting/ Event Co-ordinator   Sommelier  
Baker/Confectioner   Tour Guide  
Travel Courier/Resort Representative   Hotel Rooms Division Manager  
Leisure Centre Manager    

Related Career Sectors...
This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Tourism & Hospitality
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Progression Routes

(Higher Education Links Scheme)

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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5M5011