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Diploma in Travel and Tourism (IATA/UFTAA)
Foundation Course

FETAC Certificate - Tourism (Level 5-DTXXX)

Duration

1 Year (with an optional Year 2 for completing Travel and Tourism IATA/UFTAA Consultant Diploma)

Course Code

8311

Aims

This is a one year full-time course (second year is optional). The course is designed for those who wish to pursue a career in the Travel and Tourism Industry. Students will also gain a broad understanding of Travel Agency and Airline Operations. This course is run under the auspices of the Irish Travel Agents Association. This course also includes a three week transnational exchange to a European Country. Funded by Leargas.

Entry Requirements

Course Content

Airline industry, Cabin Crew, Cruise and Ferry companies, Car Rental companies, Travel Agents, Tourist Offices and Hotels. Progression routes IATA/UFTAA Consultant Diploma, Hotel Reception Operations Level 6. (Air Fares and Ticketing (IATA/UFTAA), Galileo computerised reservation system, Travel Practice, Tourism Awareness, Customer Service, Communications, Work Experience, Travel Agency Skills, Airline Studies, Tourism and Travel Services, General Travel Knowledge and World Geography, Retail Selling and Transnational Experience.

Assessment and Certification

IATA/UFTAA Diploma Foundation
FETAC Level 5 Tourism Award
Airport Training Recruitment Services Certificate

Career Opportunities

Airline industry, Cabin Crew, Cruise and Ferry companies, Car Rental companies, Travel Agents, Tourist Offices and Hotels. Progression routes IATA/UFTAA Consultant Diploma, Hotel Reception Operations Level 6, DIT.

Colaiste Ide College of Further Education
City of Dublin Vocational Education Committee

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All Courses are funded by the Department of Education and Science with assistance from the European Social Fund