Tourism & Travel Consultant

/, Level 5/Tourism & Travel Consultant

This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to work as a travel consultant in the tourism industry. Learn how to design, market and manage a tourism product. The programme is
supplemented with regular field trips to tourist attractions. Students undertake the design and management of a college event as part of their coursework.

(028) 21644

1 year

QQI Level 5 Certifi cate in Tourism with Business 5M5011

QQI Component Maths 5N1833 (available as option in the evening for learners requiring Maths for progression)

€530 including QQI examination fees

(Medical Card holders exempt from €250)

  • Tourism Principles and Practice 5N2078
  • Tourism Information and Administration 5N0636
  • Customer Service 5N0972
  • Safety and Health at Work 5N1794
  • Digital Marketing 5N1364 or Adventure Activities 5N4646
  • Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
  • Event Production 5N1374
  • Digital Photography 5N1270
  • Work Experience 5N1356

Leaving Certificate, LCA or QQI Level 4.

Mature students are exempt from Leaving Certificate requirement.

All applicants are interviewed.

Site visits

Field Trips

Fully equipped kitchen

Students undertake a block work placement of 2 weeks in a tourist environment e.g. travel Agencies, tour operators, ferry companies, Airlines, heritage attractions and the hospitality industry.

Check out our progressions page here
CIT: Tourism Management Level 7 (CR041)
CIT: Tourism Management Level 8 (CR660)
UCC: Arts Level 8 (CK101)
CCOC: QQI Level 6 Advanced Certifi cate in Tourism (6M5012). Special arrangements in place with CIT (CCPS), Tralee IT and Waterford IT for preferential entry for CCOC students. Up to 390 CAO points for any IT can be attained. Please consult our progressions database at for up to date information.


Travel consultant, Tourism Administrator, Reservations agent, Tour guide, Tourist Information Centre manager, Tour operator, Operations manager, Cabin crew, Heritage offi cer, Receptionist, Hotel-Front Office Administrator.
Graduates can subscribe to ‘CCOC college jobs register’ and CCOC LinkedIn alumni for up to date vacancies and networking.