Tour Guiding - Regional Tour Guiding

ATU - Donegal Campuses


Course Name Tour Guiding - Regional Tour Guiding
Course Provider ATU - Donegal Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) ATU - Atlantic Technological University
Course Code 34522 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Minor Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)  More info.. Minor Atlantic Technological University Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Killybegs, Letterkenny
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Duration 1 year, part-time.
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Minimum Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate

Minimum Points Score 160 Minimum Five O6/H7 English or Irish O6/H7


Have obtained a full QQI FET Level 5 award in any discipline


Candidates who do not meet the above entry requirements may be admitted to the programme on the grounds of mature years (23 years old on or before 1 January in the proposed year of entry) if they are deemed to have attained appropriate education and experience.
Number of Places 30
Course Content

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If you are interested in working in the tourism activity sector providing a range of professional guiding services for visitors, the certificate in Regional Guiding programme is designed for you. This programme will provide yo...

Subjects Taught YEAR ONE

1 Irish History, Culture and Heritage Mandatory 10
2 Guiding Mandatory 10
Careers or Further Progression Career Pathways

The main employers are:

Destination Management Companies
Regional Tourism Organisations
Tour Operators
Travel Companies
Outdoor Pursuits & Adventure Companies
Graduate Careers

Graduate careers typically include:

Travel Advisor
Tour Guide
Sales & Marketing Executive
Events Coordinator
Further Enquiries Department Administration: +353 (0)74 9186613/+353 (0)74 9186612

Head of Department Nicola Dunnion
Telephone: +353 (0)74 918 6645
Location Killybegs campus
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