Program Overview

Tourism is a major global industry worth over one trillion dollars in revenue annually and it is an important part of the economies of many countries and regions around the world.

If you have interest to pursue a career in destination or operations management in the tourism industry, the Diploma in Tourism Management would be the right choice. The Diploma in Tourism provides graduates with the skills and knowledge to prepare them for a general management career, majoring in Aviation, Travel and Tourism.

On completing the program, you will have the requisite business skills and tourism knowledge to find employment and succeed in the world of resorts, hotels, travel and tour agencies, national tourism organisations, tourist attractions, theme parks, cruise lines, airlines, spa companies, convention and events management companies and other related service-oriented industries.

Why study with us?

We provide high quality academic trainings that will enable you to get qualified in your chosen field; you will also be provided with a solid foundation to help you build your career or business. We’ll help you achieve your ambitions no matter how big they are and at the same time open your mind to possibilities you didn’t even know existed. Our standards are very high yet, we are easily accessible and affordable to everyone irrespective of their socio-economic background.

Entry Requirements

  • Grade 12 – Matric,
  • A senior certificate or
  • National Certificate (N3) or a relevant Nated equivalent qualification
  • International students with Senior School Certificate can apply.

Program Modules

N4
  • Travel Office Procedure
  • Tourist Destination
  • Travel Services
  • Tourism Communication
N5
  • Travel Office Procedure
  • Tourist Destination
  • Travel Services
  • Tourism Communication
N6
  • Travel Office Procedure
  • Tourist Destination
  • Travel Services
  • Tourism Communication

Internship Requirement

This programme requires that the student undertakes an internship for a minimum of 18 months in relevant industry after completing the in-class academic study. There is an opportunity for job placement assistance through our industry network after graduating depending on availability.

Qualification Obtainable 

On completion of the program, student will receive a certificate for each level completed and subsequently a Diploma in Tourism. Certificates and Diplomas are awarded by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Program Accreditation Information 

QCTO accreditation No: SDP1220/16/0017
Institute of Hospitality South Africa: 2313
Department of Higher Education and Training accreditation No: 2019/FE07/011

Duration, Study Mode & Intake Dates

Full Time

  • Study Duration: 1½ Years – 2 Years
  • Admission dates: January and July every year

Online & Part Time  

  • Duration: 1½ Years – 2½ Years
  • Admission dates: January and July every year   

Career Opportunities

  • Tourism marketing officer
  • Flight attendant
  • Tour manager
  • Airline ticketing agent
  • Reservation agent
  • Travel consultant
  • Tourist information centre officer
  • Tour business owner

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