• » Certificate in Hotel Accommodation Operations

    Programme Title  Certificate in Hotel Accommodation Operations
    CAO Code  Not available through CAO
    LYIT internal code  
    Duration  1 Year (Part-time)
    Standard Places  
    National Framework Level  6
    Award Type  Certificate (Minor Award)
    Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from QQI
    Is this Programme for Me?
    This programme specialises in developing skills and competencies across those areas pertaining to accommodation operation operative skills required for a medium to large hotel.
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirement
    • Leaving Certificate requirements
      • MIN. FIVE O6/H7
    • Have obtained a full QQI Level 5 award in any discipline
    • For entry purposes RPL will be considered in accordance with the quality assurance procedures of LYIT.
    • Any applicant applying based on non EU awards/qualifications must apply directly to the International Office at LYIT.  In order to be considered for entry international applicants must present:
      • A qualification that is recognised as being equivalent to a Level 5 Irish qualification.
      • An IELTS qualification of 5.5 minimum.
    • Northern Ireland/UK Applicants click NI/UK
    • Mature Applicants
      Mature applicants may apply for this programme through the CAO www.cao.ie before 1st February in the proposed year of entry. Such mature applicants, for entry into year one of the programme, must be 23 years of age (or older) by the 1st of January in the proposed year of entry. Mature applicants do not need to hold a Leaving Certificate qualification, however, they may be called for interview.
    • Applicants who are interested in taking selected modules only from this programme and/or those interested in studying this programme in a part-time mode, click Part-time Study
    How much does this course cost?
    The cost to participants for undertaking this course is €700.
    Alternatively, local community groups can apply for LEADER funding and the course can be offered in conjunction with that group where applications for funding have been successful.
    What will I have to study?
    YearProposed ModulesMandatory/
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     1  Accommodation Studies Mandatory  5  9
     Learning and Research for Higher Education Mandatory  5  9
     Management and Organisational Behaviour Mandatory  5  9
     Communications and Professional Development Mandatory  5  9
     Work Placement (250 hours) Mandatory  10  4
    When does the course commence?
    The Course commences in September.
    How do I apply?
    Application should be made directly to the School of Tourism.
    Completed Applications should be returned to:
    Admissions, School of Tourism (LyIT), Shore Road, Killybegs, Co Donegal
    Tel No (074) 9186600 Fax No (074) 9186601
    Industry Based Programmes - Application Form
    Information may be subject to change by agencies other than LYIT.
    LYIT reserves the right to change information provided at any time