Tourism and heritage have become two of the most important factors in bringing some much needed economic relief to Youghal town, particularly with the recent loss of industries. There has been a concentrated push to highlight Youghal’s unique selling points over the past number of years. In some quarters tourism and heritage have been cited as the future for the town such are its outstanding qualities. Delivering tourism and heritage is another thing with local knowledge and expertise a crucial requirement.
The East Cork Further Education and Youthreach Centre, Youghal are delighted with this new course as can be seen with the happy bunch of students pictured enjoying the Christmas break. This is a one year full time course where students will learn a broad range of skills necessary to work in the tourism industry and will develop the knowledge necessary to start their own business.
SHEP is an Irish, not-for-profit, community-based training and development organisation established in 1974. Our key areas of work include: a unique training programme based on experiential group work approaches; low-cost counselling; advocacy; providing specialist support to community based organisations, and international partnership. Click here to visit our website.
Post Leaving Certificate Course in Tourism
FETAC Level 5 National Certificate in Tourism
This is a one year full time course where students will learn a broad range of skills necessary to work in the tourism industry and will develop the knowledge necessary to start their own business.