Portobello Institute has been developing professionals for the Travel and Tourism sector for more than 25 years. Our recognized qualifications range from Level 5 to Level 9 and have been specifically designed to prepare you with the knowledge and skills for your chosen career. We have proven we know how to open employment opportunities for you in this evolving industry.

Our undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in Aviation Management have been developed for those wishing to lead in the aviation sector. These programmes launch in Autumn 2021.

If you want to qualify as a tour guide or become a qualified member of cabin crew, we have QQI Level 5 and QQI Level 6 courses for you.

We are dedicated to helping you achieve your goals. We have developed multiple delivery modes for our courses, ensuring there is an option to suit your individual needs. You can fit your study around your work and home life. We believe that real life learning opportunities are invaluable in preparing you for your career.

Portobello has developed a work placement programme with a strong network of travel and tourism contacts to benefit you. The work placement programme allows you to develop both your skills and confidence. Graduate feedback has found that these are key elements for gaining employment in the travel and tourism industry.

That first-hand experience and insight is vital for your skill development, but it has also directly led to employment for many of our past students. A significant number of our graduates work for companies such as Guinness Storehouse, Cassidy Travel, Corporate Travel Services, Aer Lingus and Ryanair.

Portobello Institute offers one-to-one support for each student to guide you through your course. Our programme management and tutoring team are passionate about helping you achieve your goals. They have been carefully chosen based on their qualifications and practical experience because you haven’t done this before, but they have and they know the way forward.

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MSc Aviation Management

Delivered through blended learning, you can work full-time and study this MSc in Aviation Management. This MSc programme will develop critical and practical skills applied in the field of aviation management.

Location(s)
Portobello Institute
Start Date
2nd October 2021
Blended Learning

Tour Guide – September ’21

Delivered through a combination of online webinars and field trips, this QQI Level 6 course in tour guiding gives you the opportunity to train and qualify as a tour guide.

Location(s)
Portobello Institute
Start Date
28th September 2021
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Tour Guide

Delivered through a combination of online webinars and field trips, this QQI Level 6 course in tour guiding gives you the opportunity to train and qualify as a tour guide.

Location(s)
Portobello Institute
Start Date
20th October 2020
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John dreamed of working in aviation and the Airline & Cabin Crew Studies course at Portobello Institute made his dreams come true!

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As a result of undertaking Airline Studies, Amy is working in jobs she previously didn’t know existed!

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