Berea Technical College

Empowering the nation through education

TRAVEL AND TOURISM

PROGRAMME TITLE NQF SAQA ID CREDITS
THE HIGHER CERTIFICATE: TRAVEL AND TOURISM 5 21147 120

DESCRIPTION

The Higher Certificate: Travel and Tourism aims to provide students with the knowledge and practical skills required to perform effectively In the Tourism Industry. This qualification was developed in partnership with industry to meet their needs and produce employable students with relevant skills In the field of Travel and Tourism. Skills and competencies to be developed include the generalprinciples of management, knowledge of the traveland tourism Industry,Important traveldocuments, travel bookings and the relationship between travel,tourism and the hospitality industry.In addition, students are also familiarised with nationaland International tourist practices and procedures,geography and tourist attractions.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS,COURSE DURATION AND CAREER FIELDS

Competence at grade 12 or equivalent level,completion of Travel and Tourism N4, or recognised prior learning

Course duration

Full Time : Minimum 1 Year

Career Fields

Tour operators,travel agencies and marketing departments of.

Hotel and resort groups.There could also be opportunities in the public sector,working in tourism departments.

ARTICULATION

  • N6 Travel and Tourism Certificate

PROGRAMME OUTLINE

  1. Reflecting an and exploring a variety of strategies to learn more effectively
  2. Participating as reasonable citizens in the life of local, nationaland global communities.
  3. Being culturally and aesthetically sensitive to the relationship between travel and tourism and a range of different contexts.
  4. Exploring education and career opportunities
  5. Developing skills and entrepreneurial opportunities within the traveland tourism Industry.