Local Heritage Tour Guiding

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Local Heritage Tour Guiding
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 6001
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Special Purpose Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info... Special Purpose Limerick Institute of Technology Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Ennis, Limerick City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment

Expand+Start Date: Early September
Finish Date: Late March

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Duration 8 months, 1 evening per week 7.00pm - 9.00pm Additional classes will take place during weekend hours (4 Saturdays per module).
Course Fee

Once a student has been accepted to a course of study through Flexible Learning, the fee can be paid using one of the methods outlined below:
1: Card Payment
Payment by credit/debit card is possible either in person at the Flexible Learning O...

Entry Requirements QQI Level 5 award, Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification, and/or relevant life and work experience.

Good communication skills are essential including verbal command of the English language.

Mature students (23 years of age on 1st January preceding application) can apply.
Financial Support

Expand+Lit Student Concession Fees
Students registered on full time undergraduate and postgraduate programmes at LIT at the time of registration, may be eligible for a 25% reduction on Flexible Learning programme fees and are also eligible for substantial ...


Expand+Qualification: Certificate in Local Heritage Tour Guiding (Special Purpose Award Level 6, 10 Credits).

Flexible Learning Withdrawal And Refund Policy
Students who wish to withdraw from a Flexible Learning Programme of study, must do so officially...

Course Content

The aim of this programme is to develop the skill of guiding by promoting best-practice standards of tour guiding to ensure that guides will have a background of national core knowledge combined with in-depth local knowledge of an identified r...

Subjects Taught

This programme comprises two 5-credit modules, namely Professional Tour Guiding and Local Irish Culture and Heritage Guiding.

The Professional Tour Guiding module intends to equip participants with the knowledge of the structures and pr...

Assessment Method Participants will be assessed by means of continuous assessment. There will be no final written examination.
Number of Credits 10
Further Enquiries For further information:
Dept of Flexible Learning
Tel: 061 293802
Email: Flexible@lit.ie

For academic queries:
Contact: Dr Catriona Murphy
Email: catriona.murphy@lit.ie
Location LIT Ennis