Course Description

Tourism and Business with Event Management

Dunboyne College of Further Education

This one-year course is an ideal entry level course for those interested in developing skills to work in the growing
tourism sector in Ireland. This tourism programme has been designed to enable students to gain a broad understanding of the operations of the tourism industry and to facilitate their integration into the workplace or into further education and training. It also allows students to appreciate the opportunities presented by the web and eBusiness to successfully market products and services. Many students progress to work in the travel and tourism sector. The event production element focuses on the management and production of corporate, leisure and cultural events. This course gives students an opportunity to study the area of tourism and travel both from the technology skills required and from the tourist industry perspective. This qualification can be used to progress to certificate and degree programmes in technological universities or universities particularly in business departments.

The following modules will be offered subject to availability or demand and are subject to change:

• Business Administration Skills
• Marketing Practice
• Tourism Information and Administration
• Tourism Principles and Practice
• Customer Service
• Reception and Frontline Office Skills
• Work Experience
• Word Processing
• Safety and Health at Work
• Language Option
• Hospitality and Accommodation Techniques
• Hotel Receptionist Diploma
• Event Production

• Level 5 Tourism with Business 5M2011 or

Level 5 in Business Studies 5M2102

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Course Code 5M5011
College Name Dunboyne College of Further Education
Course Category Business, Tourism & Hospitality
Course Type Classroom Based
Course Qualification Level 5 Certificate
Course Location Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland
Delivery mode Classroom based
Course Start Date 17th September 2024
Course End Date 23rd May 2025
Course Duration One Year
Course Times Full time
Awarding Body QQI
Title of Awarding QQI Level 5 Certificate in Tourism or Business. Ready for Take-off and Amadeus qualifications validated by the International Academy of Travel
Entry Requirements ENTRY REQUIREMENTS • Leaving Certificate or Leaving Certificate Applied or; • Mature Students or; • Other equivalent qualifications All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications. Apply directly at
Career Path Graduates may pursue a degree in many technological universities around the country or, alternatively, may seek immediate employment in a range of tourist or other marketing areas. The Tourism and Business option will allow students to progress to colleges like TUD City campus, Tallaght, UCC, NUIG, Shannon College of Hotel Management (Shannon) for tourism and travel as well as other colleges for business certificates and degrees. EXAMPLES OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRESSION: TUD City Campus: TU747 Tourism Management (Level 7, 3 Years) TU954 Event Management (Level 8, 4 Years) TU953 Tourism and Digital Marketing (Level 8, 4 Years) TUD Tallaght: TU951 International Hospitality and Tourism Management (Level 8, 4 Years) SETU: Waterford: SE921 Hospitality Management (Level 8, 4 Years) DKIT: DK750 Hospitality Management (Level 7, 3 Years) DCU: DC111 Business (Level8, 4 Years) DCU: DC240 Marketing Innovation and Technology (MINT) (Level 8, 4 Years) NUIG: GY261 Business Studies in International Hotel Management (Shannon) (Level 8, 4 Years) Shannon College of Hotel Management: GY261 Business Studies in International Hotel Management (Shannon) (Level 8, 4 Years)
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Dunboyne College of Further Education

01 8015968
Dunboyne Business Park, Dunboyne, Meath, Ireland

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