Course Description

Regional & Tour Guiding, Special Purpose Level 6 QQI Award 6S20233 – 20wks

Liberties College

Applicants to this Regional Tour Guiding Course will be required to attend an interview prior to commencing the course where they will be expected to demonstrate an interest in or experience of working in the Tourist industry. Tourism is a fast growing industry in Ireland and there is a demand for qualified tour guides who hold the Fáilte Ireland Tour Guiding Badge. Successful students will be required to demonstrate the following qualities:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Confidence in dealing with large groups of people
  • Passionate about their city and its surrounds
  • Ability to problem solve on the go.
  • Possess an awareness of Health and Safety legislation.

This course combines lectures with on the job work experience and role playing. Students will learn about the business of tour guiding as well as gaining hands on experience. It is aimed at people who have a genuine interest in their locality and a very positive appreciation of Dublin’s history, culture, tradition and folklore and who are enthusiastic about sharing this with others. Students will complete the following mandatory QQI modules;

  • Irish national Heritage and Culture 6N20231
  • Irish Tour Guiding 6N 20229

In addition students will have the opportunity to study the following;

  • Safety and Health at Work
  • eBusiness
  • Entrepreneurial/Enterprise Skills

Assessment of student performance will require the submission of written assignments, skills demonstrations, completion of a portfolio of work and an end of course examination. On completion of this course, students will be eligible to become a Fáilte Ireland registered Regional Tour Guide.

Course runs on a Wednesday 16.00 – 18.00, 18.30 – 20.30hrs and 5 Saturdays 9.30 – 13.00

Fee: €600

Interview: Will take place between 16:00hrs and 18:00hrs on Wednesday the 3rd and 10th October 2018.

Enrolment: Wednesday 17th October 2018 and Wednesday 24th October 2018, from 18.00 to  20.00hrs.

Course starts: 7th November 2018

Course finishes: 8th May 2019

Course Code ETG6A
College Name Liberties College
Course Category Business, Tourism & Hospitality
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Location Dublin, Ireland
Location Postcode Dublin 8
Course Start Date 7th November 2018
Course End Date 8th May 2019
Course Fee €600
Course Duration 20 weeks
Course Times Course runs on a Wednesday 16.00 – 18.00, 18.30 - 20.30 and 5 Saturdays 9.30 – 13.00
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding Regional Tour Guide QQI Level 6 Special Purpose Award
Entry Requirements Interview
Career Path Board Failte approved tour guide
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Course Provider

Liberties College

01 454 6348
Bull Alley Street, Dublin D08 A8N0, Dublin, Republic of Ireland

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