Course Description

Regional Tour Guiding

  • Irish Tour Guiding (6N20229)
  • Irish National Heritage and Culture (6N20231)
  • First Aid Responder
  • Customer Relations
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Business Start Up
  • Digital Marketing
  • Career Planning
  • Work Practice
CollegeKerry College of Further Education & Training
Course LocationTralee, Kerry
Course CategoryTravel Management, Hospitality & Tourism
Course TypeClassroom Based
Course QualificationLevel 6 Higher Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Awarding Body DetailsQQI Level 6
Course Start Date7th November 2022
Course End Date3rd March 2023
Course Duration17 Weeks
Course Fee0
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 B2) Self-motivated, eager to learn, outgoing and friendly is desirable 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 Garda Vetting is a requirement for this programme and participation is subject to a satisfactory outcome of the Garda Vetting process. Mature applicant route available Non-EU/EEA applicants must have permission to work in Ireland
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 Code342886
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