FAQ – International Airline Studies

What hours are involved?2022-04-30T16:06:12+01:00

The course is full time and runs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday potentially from 9-5pm. There are 20 hours of classes, so you may have a late morning or an early evening in the week and time off during the day for study/working on assignments. Work Experience is completed for 2 weeks after Christmas.

How is the course assessed?2022-04-30T16:06:41+01:00

The course is assessed through a combination of coursework (projects, assignments, learner records and portfolios) which is done throughout the year with exams held at Christmas and at the end April/start May. (Summer exams include Word processing, Cabin crew operations, Tourism principles and practice, QQI GDS (theory) and IAOT GDS (industry).

How much does the course cost?2022-04-30T16:07:10+01:00

The course fees are €500, this includes a €200 fee for IAOT Amadeus package. (€450 if you have a medical card).

Will I get a place in a 3rd level course if I do this course?2022-04-30T16:08:04+01:00

Students can progress to L6 Advanced Business: Tourism specialism in this College.

There are excellent progression opportunities including:

  • MTU Cork: Tourism Management Level 7 (MT552)
  • MTU Cork: Tourism Management Level 8 (MT947)

Other students go directly to employment at the Airport either as passenger service agents or as Cabin crew.

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