What is the difference between NQF Level 2 & 4 Culture Site Guide?

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Entry level for tourist guides. Transfer essential knowledge and skills to enable the candidate to conduct tours on a local site / area / specific route. Focused on local  history and  traditions/ practices of the area. These guides are also known as local, community or township guides.
Read more ... Introduction to Culture Guiding

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Advanced site guide course. Requires, among others, the completion of a site inventory, legal framework and risk assessment for a prominent tourism site. 
Other names: museum guide; city walking guide; specialist guides; heritage guides. Read more ... Basics of Guiding 


What is a prominent tourism site?

National or International heritage sites  e.g. Unesco World Heritage Sites (South Africa has ten). 
Prominent landmarks e.g. Table Mountain.
Places of interest frequented by domestic and international visitors e.g. Gold Reef City

These sites are often at a large scale and requires advanced research techniques, as well a high level of knowledge to meet client expectations.