Travel and Tourism with Airline and Cabin Crew Training 

Stillorgan College of Further Education 


About the Course 

CAO Code  CAO Points  NFQ Level  Delivery Mode  Duration 
N/A  N/A  5  Full Time  1 Year 



During the one-year (full time) time frame of this course, on successful completion you will receive an NFQ Level 5 QQI Award in Tourism with Business (& Amadeus CRS qualification). This course offers internationally recognised qualifications taught by academic staff with relevant experience in the tourism and airline industry. The course includes practical cabin crew training in a simulated aircraft in conjunction with the Academy of Aviation at Dublin Airport. A great bonus to this course is that many employers in the travel industry contact the college directly when recruiting staff. Work experience is also a dominant element to this course. This course is both suitable for school leavers and those looking for a career change alike.  

Entry Requirements 


  • Course is targeted at students who have an interest in the tourism industry 
  • Applicants will be also be interviewed 
  • Mature Students are welcome on this program 

Content of the Course 

  • Airport Passenger Services 
  • International Air Fares & Ticketing 
  • Computerised Reservations System-Amadeus 
  • Information Technology 
  • Tourism Principles and Practice 
  • Marketing 
  • Communications Methods 
  • Customer Relations 
  • Heritage & Culture 
  • Tourism Information and Administration 
  • Opportunity for Work Experience 


Career Opportunities 

Students who successfully complete this course will attain an NFQ Level 5 QQI Award in Tourism with Business (& Amadeus CRS qualification). Students will be qualified to apply for cabin crew jobs with airlines in Ireland or abroad. or jobs in the tourism sector. The tourism sector is an integral part of Ireland’s employment base. It supports over 300,000 jobs in Ireland and is hugely important for Irish culture.  

Students may also wish to progress into further education through the Higher Education Links Scheme to a range of third level courses, including but not limited to; 

  • Tourism Management – DIT (DT406) Level 7 
  • Tourism Marketing – DIT (DT412) Level 8 
  • Travel and Tourism Management – ITT (TL186) Level 7 
  • Travel and Tourism Management – ITT (TL182) Level 8