scfe travel course

Tourism & Travel Industry Studies

QQI Level 5 Certificate in Tourism with Business 5M5011

IAOT (International Academy of Travel) Diploma in International Travel Industry Studies
IAOT (International Academy of Travel) Amadeus (Computerised Reservations Systems)
Occupational First Aid

Duration: One Year Full-Time

Learners will study core areas in Tourism, Travel & Airline studies and will have the opportunity to explore the career area of their choice within this vast and rapidly growing industry by taking specialised components. Having completed the course Learners may progress to Level 6 Advanced Tourism & Travel Course here in SCFE.

“I loved every minute of the course, the subjects covered and the amazing instructors who throughout the whole course were there and willing to help. I would honestly hand on heart recommend Sallynoggin College and the Tourism & Travel Industry Studies course to anyone interested in the travel/aviation industry.”
Aisling Fitzpatrick, Cabin Crew Supervisor

Former learners have progressed to third level colleges including DIT, IT Tallaght and Waterford IT to study degree programmes such as Tourism Management, Tourism Marketing and International Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Discovering Travel and Tourism in Sallynoggin


  • Cabin Crew
  • Airport Passenger Services
  • Travel Agency Skills
  • Global Distribution Systems (Computerised Reservations System)
  • Tourism Awareness
  • Information Technology
  • Customer Service
  • Communications
  • Travel & Tourism Services
  • Work Experience

Course Features and Facilities

  • Learners will undertake training in Amadeus (computerised reservation system)
  • Learners will participate in an airport training days
  • Work experience in a variety of settings
  • Visits to tourist attractions
  • Access to fully equipped IT suites and Libary

Employment Opportunities

The Travel and Tourism Industry:
  • Travel Agent
  • Tour Operator
  • Cabin Crew
  • Airport Ground Operations
  • Car hire companies
  • Ferry companies

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent
LCA, or relevant experience
Mature applicants welcome
Applicants may be accepted without meeting formal entry requirements