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Higher Certificate in Front Office

Higher Certificate in Front Office

Duration:2 Years Full time, Daytime
Qualification:Higher Certificate (Level 6 NFQ)
Location:LIT; LYIT (Killybegs Campus)

General Information:

This programme provides the basis for a progressive career for students seeking entry into the Irish and international tourism and hospitality industry with a specialisation in front office management. The programme will also allow you to gain the knowledge and develop the skills required for positions such as secretaries, personal assistants, receptionists in industrial, commercial and service organisations.

Benefits to be gained from this course:

This programme offers the ideal opportunity to get started in the hospitality industry. You will receive training from highly skilled professionals while securing an EU-recognised qualification. As a student you will obtain an understanding of the principles and practice of front office management. Work based learning is also an integral component of this programme and may be undertaken in Ireland or indeed internationally. Practical training is provided in the front office lab training facility in our dedicated Hotel, Culinary and Tourism Department.

Subjects Covered:

Tourism Studies      Front Office Operations
Information Technology     Financial Accounting
Communications & Personal Development  Public Administration and Policy
Language      Work Based Learning
Information Technology Systems   Irish Culture and Heritage Tourism
Management Accounting    Human Resource Management
Marketing Principles and Practices  


Note: As well as the mandatory modules listed above you will study a number of elective modules. A choice of languages is offered and students must take a language module as part of this programme.

Please refer to specific college course details of your choice for more detailed information including entry requirements, start dates and more.


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