Qualifications and Skills Programmes

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Provincial / National Tourist Guide NQF Level 4

Enables you to conduct cultural walking, and city tours anywhere in a province / provinces. To qualify nationally you have to do all the provinces.

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Culture Site Guide NQF Level 2 / Introduction to Cultural Guiding

Ideal when you are just starting out, and want to guide in your township, local area, or a specific route. You will be restricted to the area you qualify for.

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Culture Site Guide NQF Level 4 / Basics of Guiding

Prominent tourism destinations e.g. World & Nationa heritage sites, as well as others frequented by international visitors, require advanced skills and knowledge. Learn to design and conduct a walking tour.

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Nature Site Guide NQF Level 2 / Introduction to Nature Guiding

Lays the foundation for field guides who engage in nature guiding experiences. Ideal for the culture guide to expand their knowledge of the natural environment. 

 

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Short courses / CPD

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Tour operator

Learn how to set up and run a tour operator business, including marketing.

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Additional provinces

Expand your guiding scope by adding provinces until you are a national guide.

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Operate within the legal framework

Legislation, rules and procedures relating to tour operations. 

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Swaziland

Discover the culture, history, and tourism attractions of the Kingdom of Swaziland.

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Health and safety for tour operations

Health and safety issues impacting on tour operations and how to deal with it. Also includes the OSH act, and a  risk assessment are covered. 

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Design and cost itineraries

Covering all the elements and considerations for itineraries.

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 Product knowledge

Transport, accommodation, restaurants, and attraction terminology is discussed, as well as considerations and procedures for selecting, and booking the relevant products.