Tourism and Event Management

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QQI Level 5 Certificate in Tourism and Business (5M5011)

Programme Coordinator: Aoife Duffy

Course Code: TE5

Programme Description:

This is a new one year, full time programme designed to provide the essential practical and theoretical skills to access employment opportunities in the tourism industry and in event organisation.

Component Awards:

Tourism Information and Administration (5N0636)

Tourism Principles and Practice (5N2078)

Communications (5N0690)

Work Experience (5N1356)

Database Methods (5N0783)

Reception and Frontline Office Skills (5N1407)

Event Production (5N1374)

Ecotourism (5N0631)

Advertising (5N0748)

Minimum Entry Requirements:

  • Leaving Certificate/Leaving Certificate Applied or equivalent.
  • At least Grade D at ordinary level in Leaving Certificate History or Geography is desirable.
  • Successful completion of an interview.
  • Mature applicants will be assessed on their relevant work experience.


  • Opportunities to progress to further and higher education.
  • Opportunities to access employment positions in the tourism and hospitality industry including hotel reception, tourist information centres and at tourist attractions including tour guiding as well as festival and event management.


Approximately €200 to cover the costs of textbooks, materials and examination fees.