Airline, Cabin Crew & Tourism Studies

Course Aim

Tourism is one of the main industries experiencing rapid growth in Ireland and graduates from this course will be well equipped to work in this fast paced sector. Many exciting opportunities await graduates, from becoming a cabin crew member to working in a travel agency or as a tour guide.


Course Modules

  • Tourism Principles & Practice
  • Tourism Information & Administration
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Customer Service
  • Reception & Frontline Office Skills
  • Safety & Health at Work
  • Cabin Crew Operations
  • Word Processing
  • Ready for Take Off



5M5011 QQI Level 5 Tourism with Business
IAOT Diploma in International Travel Industry Studies

Entry Requirements

All our Level 5 PLC courses are open to school leavers (Leaving Cert/ Leaving Cert Applied Students/A Levels/GCSE or equivalent), QQI Level 4 graduates and mature applicants. A QQI Level 5 award is a prerequisite to access a Level 6 programme.

Progression To Degrees

DkIT | Event Management| Level 7
GMIT| Hotel & Catering Management | Level 7
TU Dublin | Tourism Marketing | Level 8
NUI Galway | Arts (History) | Level 8
LYIT | Hospitality and Tourism | Level 7
WIT | Tourism Marketing | Level 8


Career Opportunities

Graduates progress to employment in various areas including:

Cabin Crew Member | Passenger Service Agent | Airport Security | Travel Agent | Tour Guide | Holiday Representative | Tourist Office | Reservations Agent | Hotel Receptionist


I thoroughly enjoyed this course, especially the Cabin Crew aspect of my studies. After I graduated I secured a job with Aer Lingus as a Guest Service Agent. I can honestly say I would never have gained this position had I not completed this course. By completing the Travel & Tourism course, I gain confidence in myself it helped me to figure out what I really wanted to do in life.

Ruth Hughes
Ruth Hughes
Travel & Tourism Graduate, 2018

Student Services Costs: €200

Government Levy (PPC): €200

The following categories of participant are exempt from paying the Government Levy (PPC):

  • Full medical Card holders in their own right and their dependent children
  • Those who are eligible under the student grant scheme
  • Those in receipt of the Back to Education Allowance (BTEA)


QQI Certification Charge:

  • QQI Level 5 €50
  • QQI Level 6 €80


Fees charged by professional bodies - These will be outlined under Additional fees for applicable courses.

Additional costs which may include: Books, uniforms, equipment and trips.



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