Tourism with Culinary Skills

Course Description

This full time PLC (Post Leaving Certificate)is designed to equip learners with an extensive knowledge of the tourism industry to enable them to independently and effectively carry out a range of information, administrative and service functions in tourism related enterprises or to progress to further/higher education and training. The course offers skills-training suited to the multi-faceted tourism industry. The opportunity is provided to enhance ones culinary skills through the preparation and serving of a three course meal one day a week. Work experience is an integral part of the course – commencing with one day per week and a two week block placement in the second term. Learners participate in a number of field trips.

Further Details

Qualification: QQI Level 5 Major Award (120 credits)
QQI Course Code: 5M5011
Day(s): Monday – Friday
Location: CTI Senior College, Clonmel
Type: Full Time
Duration: 1 academic year
Start Date: September 2018

Course Content:

  • Toursim Principles and Practice
  • Tourism Information and Administration
  • Food Preparation
  • Communications
  • Work Experience
  • Word Processing
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Irish Cultural and Heritage Studies
  • Reception and Front Line Office Skills

Entry Requirements:

  • Successful performance at interview
  • Leaving Cert (traditional or applied)
  • Other qualification at NFQ Level 4 (e.g. QQI Level 4 Award)
  • Mature students with appropriate vocational experiences

How to Apply:

Applications are now being accepted for September 2018. Click on the link below to apply: Apply Here


This award facilitates entry on a competitive basis to a range of third level institutions nationwide leading to awards at the next or higher levels of the National Framework of Qualifications. Career prospects include: Customer Service, Administration, Sales Store Assistant, Data Entry, Call Centre.


Open for Applications

Contact Details

Name: Teresa Wall, Course Coordinator
Tel: (052) 612 6269