Course Description

National Tour Guiding - Killarney

Develop the professional, technical, social and administrative skills needed to deliver a professional tour guiding experience. National Tour Guides can work anywhere in Ireland.#

         What Will I Study?

  • Irish National Heritage & Culture (6N20231)
  • Irish Tour Guiding (6N20229)
  • National Tour Management (6N20230)

         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 LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryHumanities & Social Sciences
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Higher Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 6 Special Purpose Award Certificate in National Tour Guiding (6S20232)
Course Start Date14th October 2024
Course End Date18th April 2025
Course Duration27 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. -Able to relate to a variety of individuals and groups is desirable. -Fluency in a second language is desirable. -A full class B driving licence is desirable. -Knowledge of Ireland’s geography, tourist product, social and political history is desirable. -Previous relevant industry experience 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.
Carear PathParticipants who successfully complete this course will seek positions as tour guides employed directly or on a freelance basis with tour operators and tour guide companies.
Course Code408403
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