Course Description

Inland Angling Guiding

Inland Angling Guides plan fishing tours and trips to the best fishing and angling locations on the lakes and rivers in Ireland.

What Will I Be Trained In?

  • Angling and Safety (6N20234)
  • Inland Angling (6N20236)
  • Irish Tour Guiding (6N20229)

Why Should I Apply?

  • You enjoy people and sharing stories
  • Opportunities for travel
  • Strong demand for qualified guides
  • Seasonal work
CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationKillarney, Kerry
Course CategoryTravel Management, Hospitality & Tourism
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Higher Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 6 Special Purpose Award Certificate in Angling Guiding (6S20256)
Course Start Date10th March 2025
Course End Date13th June 2025
Course Duration15 Weeks
Course FeeNo Fees
Entry RequirementsStatutory School Leaving Age (16+) QQI Level 5 Major Award, Leaving Certificate or equivalent Excellent communication & interpersonal skills Good numeracy skills Basic computer skills Competent English (CEFR B1) Self-motivated, eager to learn, outgoing and friendly Able to relate to a variety of individuals and groups Fluency in a second language is desirable A full class B driving licence is desirable Previous relevant tourism industry experience is desirable Interest in angling & guiding is desirable Mature applicant route available Garda Vetting is a requirement for this programme and participation is subject to a satisfactory outcome of the Garda Vetting process. Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland
Carear PathParticipants who successfully complete this course will seek positions as inland angling guides working on a freelance basis or with one the companies specialising in guided inland fishing tours.
Course Code313249
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