Course Description

Marine Angling Guiding (Dingle)

Marine Angling Guides plan and implement fishing tours and escort groups of anglers on fishing trips to the best fishing locations around the coast of Ireland. This course will run in Dingle.

         What Will I Be Trained In?

  • Angling and Safety (6N20234)
  • Irish Tour Guiding (6N20229)
  • Marine Angling (6N20235)

         Why Should I Apply?

  • You have an interest in working in the field of Angling Guiding
  • You enjoy people and sharing stories
  • Opportunities for travel
  • Strong demand for qualified guides
  • Seasonal work.
CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationDingle, Kerry
Course CategoryTravel Management, Hospitality & Tourism
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Higher Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 6 Special Purpose Award in Angling Guiding 6S20256.
Course Start Date3rd March 2025
Course End Date6th June 2025
Course Duration15 Weeks
Course FeeNo Fees
Entry Requirements-MINIMUM- -Applicants must be 16+ years of age on entry to the course. -Leaving Certificate, QQI Level 5 Major Award or equivalent. -Mature applicant route available for applicants aged 23+. -Competent written and spoken English (CEFR B2 or Higher). -Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland. -ADDITIONAL- -Must have a motivation to learn, an interest in the subject and the ability to acquire the knowledge, skills and competencies set out in the course. -Fluency in a second language is desirable -A full class B driving licence is desirable -Excellent communication & interpersonal skills -Good numeracy skills -Basic computer skills -Garda vetting is a requirement for this programme and participation is subject to a satisfactory outcome of the Garda vetting process. -Able to relate to a variety of individuals and groups is desirable. -Previous relevant tourism industry experience is desirable. -Interest in angling and guiding is desirable.
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 Code300823
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