Dublinia is located at the crossroads of the medieval city at Christchurch, where modern and old Dublin meet.
This full time course aims to provide learners with a comprehensive and practical introduction to Irish cultural and heritage studies. Students will gain a broad overview of Irish history from the earliest period to the present day and will also become familiar with Irish folklore, folk traditions and culture.
Graduates may apply for entry to a variety of related third level programmes, or alternatively may seek employment in the heritage or tourism sectors. To-date graduates have gained employment in Dublinia, Wax Museum Plus, Kilmainham Goal, the Guinness Storehouse and also Glasnevin Cemetery Visitor Centre.
There are nine certified modules including Tour Guiding, History, Archaeology and Tourism Awareness. Work experience (onsite – Dublinia Viking and Medieval Experience at Christchurch) is integrated into the delivery of the programme.
This Local Training Initiative (LTI) is open to unemployed persons aged between over 18 and 35 years with no formal qualifications or incomplete secondary level qualifications. Applications from those aged over 35 will also be considered. A selection interview will apply.
QQI/FETAC Level 5 Major award in Cultural and Heritage studies 5M2154
For all enquiries in relation to this course, you should contact the Dublinia LTI directly