(Post Leaving Certificate)

Tourism with Business 5M5011

Are you considering a career in Business?  Are you interested in capitalising in our business potential as a tourist destination?  Our Tourism with Business level 5  course will capitalise on our tourist potential.  1.5 million tourists pass through Caherciveen annually.  We are uniquely situated on the Ring of Kerry, the Kerry Way, Wild Atlantic Way, the Kerry Dark Sky Reserve and proposed Green Way.  Our region has a lot to offer and a number of local business from the tourist sector will feature on the course including: John Mulvihill of the Red Fox Inn & Bog Village, Muiris O’Donoghue of Geokaun Mountain and a host of business people from the region.

Modules offered at Level 5

  • Bookkeeping (Manual and Computerised)
  • Customer Service
  • Word Processing
  • Irish Cultural and Heritage Resources
  • Event Production
  • Tourism Information and Administration
  • Tourism Principles and Practice
  • Work Experience
  • Guest Speakers from the Tourism Industry

Additional information

Earn up to 390 points on the CAO system.

You will also gain a Level 5 Occupational First Aid certificate. Fire Safety Training certificate and a Manual Handling certificate.

1 to 1 Career Guidance available plus talks from Institute of Technology course advisors.

SUSI grants and Back to Education Allowances available for eligible students.

Enjoy learning in a student-friendly and supportive atmosphere!


PLC brochure 2017


For further information contact: Anne Marie McCarthy, at 066-9472414 or at info@oconnellcentre.ie