Tourism with Business


QQI Level 5 Certificate in Tourism with Business – 5M5011

The QQI Level 5 Certificate Tourism with Business is an exciting new course in Mallow Campus with modules designed to link to the Travel, Hospitality and Business sectors. This course offers students the knowledge and skills to work at home and abroad in hotels, visitor attractions, travel agencies and tourism centres.

Award QQI Level 5 Certificate in Tourism with Business – 5M5011
Format Full-time. September 2024 to May 2025.
Location Onsite at Mallow Campus
Timetable Hours between Monday to Friday, 09:00 to 15:30.
Requirements No CAO required (Leaving Cert./LCA/equivalent for under 23s). Application review discussion.
Starting Classes start the week of Monday the 16th of September 2024.
Contact or call 022-43309
Applications Applications open. Places available. No deposit required to start your application.

Career Prospects

  • Travel Agent

  • Tour Operator

  • Hotel Administrator

  • General Tourism Industry work

  • Various Business Administration Roles in other Industries

Course Contents

QQI Component Title

Award Code

Tourism Principles and Practice


Tourism Information and Administration


Word Processing


Work Experience




Reception and Front-Line Office Skills


Digital Marketing


Customer Service


Courses are continually developed – content and specific award components are subject to change. See disclaimer.


Four days a week, from 9:30 to 15:30. Class timetables to follow in September, and subject to change. 


50 full-time day students will travel, fully-funded, with Erasmus+ to another European country for 2 weeks. Find out more and apply.

Entry Requirements

  • CAO points not required.
  • All applicants will be required to attend an application review discussion. An offer of a place on this course is contingent on the applicant meeting the minimum entry requirements set out here, and satisfactory presentation at interview.
  • Leaving Certificate or equivalent. For mature applicants appropriate experience will be considered in lieu of formal qualifications.


Work Experience

The dates and duration will be specified by the College in September.


A full QQI award achieves a maximum of 390 points for CAO.