Training Courses

We offer a dynamic initiative designed to provide training and networking support to enterprises within the eco-tourism sector and any organisation interested in developing their business in a more environmentally friendly way.

SAMPLE TRAINING COURSES AND MODULES

Environmental Management and Making Business More Sustainable.

Course Overview:
Benefits and Cost advantages of environmentally efficient enterprise
Developing an appropriate environmental policy for your business; Energy Audit and efficiencies Measures; Waste Minimization and recycling; Marketing your environmental policies and operations Networking Key Drivers of Environmental Legislation – water, waste, air and biodiversity.

This course is suitable for: Small Businesses including tourism and hospitality, Rural Enterprises, Professional Institutes and Organisations (eg: Small Firms Association)


How to audit your local area for tourism products and promotion.

Course Overview: Defining your local area? Defining tourism products and services within an are? Undertake a tourism audit; Networking and cross selling: Promotion and Marketing of Tourism in your local area.

This course is suitable for:  Tourism Groups; Tidy Towns; LEADER; County Council; Skillnet Groups

Green Event Management.

Course Overview: What is a green event; Advantages of a green event; Making sure your event is green and environmental impacts are minimised; Auditing your event; Putting in procedures; Promotion and Marketing

This course is suitable for: Arts Councils; Failte Ireland; LEADER; County Councils; Events and Marketing Companies; Multinationals and large companies in Ireland

Training in Nature Tourism.

Course Overview: What is nature tourism? Types of activities that can be carried out in nature tourism; How to sensitively develop nature based tourism; Key impacts arising from tourism on natural heritage; Mitigation Measures; Advantages and benefits; Promotion and marketing; Advantages and benefits; Promotion and marketing

This course is suitable for:  Local Groups; Small tourism operators and promoters; Sports Council; Leader funded projects; Failte Ireland

Understanding and promoting local distinctiveness and character.

Course Overview: Identifying what makes your area special, unique and distinctive; Why being distinctive is good; What is currently available in your area; How to develop and promote packages in your area.

This course is suitable for: Local Groups; Networks; promoters; Sports Council; Leader funded projects; Failte Ireland