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Marine Tourism & Seafood Fundamentals

Marine Tourism & Seafood Fundamentals is a course run by Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT), Donegal. Marine Tourism & Seafood Fundamentals gives a Course Qualification of Level 6 Advanced Certificate, awarded by QQI. For more information about Marine Tourism & Seafood Fundamentals at Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT), please review the details below.

This programme has been developed as a Level 6 Special Purpose Award by LYITs School of Tourism in collaboration with Donegal County Council and dars na Gaeltachta. The programme forms part of a larger Donegal Atlantic Coastal Trail Project. The project is funded under the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine Commission for the Economic Development of Rural Areas scheme (CEDRA) and dars na Gaeltachta.Donegals Atlantic Coastal Trail is an innovative food and marine tourism project focused on marine leisure and seafood experiences, which will advance rural, coastal and island economic development in County Donegal. The programme has been developed to assist owners and employees of all types of tourism enterprises located in County Donegal. If you are interested in seafood and marine/coastal tourism and wish to gain a greater understanding of these areas, this programme is designed for you.

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Training ProviderLetterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
Course LocationDonegal
Course QualificationLevel 6 Advanced Certificate
Awarding BodyQQI
Course FeePOA
Entry Requirements?Applicants must have achieved 5 Ordinary Level D3 in the Leaving Certificate, including English or Irish (in 2017 these will become 5 O6/H7 grades), Full QQI Level 5 Award in any discipline or equivalent. Or ?Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) or mature students over 23
Carear PathThis programme specialises in developing skills and competencies across areas pertaining to seafood processing and marine tourism, with particular reference to operating a tourism related business in costal/rural location. Specifically, graduates of this programme will have developed key skills which can be used in a variety of tourism enterprises including seafood production, hotels, restaurants, bars and tourism activity providers related to a wide range of marine tourism activities.
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Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)

Port Road, Letterkenny, Donegal, Republic of Ireland


Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT)
Port Road
Letterkenny, Donegal
Republic of Ireland
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