Guiding - Local & Regional Guiding

Letterkenny Institute of Technology


Course Name Guiding - Local & Regional Guiding
Course Provider Letterkenny Institute of Technology
Course Code 34522 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Level 6 Specific Purpose Award (Level 6 NFQ) Special Purpose QQI Level 6 NFQ
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Attendance Options Part time, Daytime
Location (Districts) Killybegs
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Duration 1 day per week part-time.
Course Fee EU Fees: €700.
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Entry Requirements Minimum Entry Requirements
Min. Five O6/H7 English Or Irish O6/H7
Course Content Is this course for me?
If you are interested in working in the tourism activity sector providing a range of professional guiding services for visitors, the Local and Regional Guiding programme is designed for you. This programme will provide you with the professional, social, technical and administrative skills necessary to offer a quality service to domestic and overseas visitors.
Subjects Taught Year One

Proposed Modules Mandatory/elective Credits

1 Irish History, Culture and Heritage Mandatory 10
2 Local and Regional 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
Former graduates are employed in the following capacities:
Travel Advisor
Tour Guide
Sales & Marketing Executive
Events Coordinator
Further Enquiries Ciarán ó hAnnracháin
Head of Department
Telephone: +353 (0)74 9186603
Location Killybegs Campus
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