Tourism

What will you study?

This programme aims to equip learners with the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in tourism with the focus on the travel sector. Upon completion of the 18 month theoretical component, students must complete an 18 month practical component by working in the tourism industry. This ensures that students are well prepared to face the world of work as an employee in the tourism industry.

Available At:

Upington
Namaqualand

Requirements

Grade 12
or
Equivalent

Duration

6 Months per Semester
Semester 1-3 = 18 Months
18 Months Practical

Career Posibilities

  • Travel Agent or Guide
  • Tasting Room Assistant
  • Guest House Manager
  • Hotel Reception
  • Consultant at Tour Operator
  • Airport Staff
  • Entrepreneur

Subjects

First Semester N4

Travel Services
Tourist Destinations
Tourism Communication
Travel Office Procedures

Second Semester N5

Travel Services
Tourist Destinations
Tourism Communication
Travel Office Procedures

Third Semester N6

Travel Services
Tourist Destinations
Travel Office Procedures
Hotel Reception

Subject Contents

Travel Services

To prepare students for the tourism industry who can correctly complete the necessary documentation and provide efficiently for the needs of tourists in terms of travel services required.

Travel Office Procedures

To enable the tourism student, with the required practical training in office procedures and marketing strategies, to perform the administrative and marketing functions attached to the post of the tourism consultant confidently.

Tourist Destinations

To prepare students for the tourism industry by generating a desire in students to experience tourism and guiding them to understand the complex interaction of the tourism industry while teaching them knowledge required to sell tourism products.

Hotel Reception

To prepare professional receptionists who can accurately and efficiently perform the duties and functions of a hotel receptionist and can thereby project and contribute to the image: ‘Excellence in service’ in the accommodation industry.

Tourism Communication

To provide the student with the skills to express himself/herself clearly, correctly and concisely in oral as well as in written communication.
To create an understanding of important aspects of interpersonal relationships in order for the student to function more effectively in the work situation.
To assist the student to develop self-confidence in his/her social interactions

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