Tour Guiding (VTOS)

National Tour Guiding – Special Purpose Award  Level 6 : 6S20232  

VTOS means Vocational Training Opportunities Scheme. VTOS gives unemployed adults over 21 the opportunity of returning to full time education, while retaining their benefit.

The purpose of this award is to equip learners with the relevant skills, knowledge and competencies to work effectively as a Tourist guide.

Tour Guiding at Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education

Course Content

Irish Tour Guiding

Irish Culture & National Heritage

National Tour Management

Digital Marketing

Marketing

Occupational First Aid

Entry Requirements

Leaving Certificate or equivalent qualification

Good Communication & Interpersonal Skills.  Good basic IT skills.

Applicants must be eager to learn, possess excellent interpersonal skills and have an outgoing and welcoming personality.  Must also have an interest in building a career in the Tour Guiding Industry.

*This course is VTOS eligible.

Career Opportunities

This course will qualify you to work for either a Tour Guide Company or on a freelance basis.