National Certificate: Tourism N4-N6

About this programme:
If you are passionate about travelling, a career in tourism is for you. You will be required to be organised and have good communication skills. Tourism encompasses every product and service offered to tourists and business executives who are away on holiday or business. Tourism is the fastest growing industry in South Africa, providing an ever-increasing contribution to South Africa’s economy. You could choose to be based in an office, booking flights and organising accommodation or guiding tours and engaging with tourists.
Admission requirements:
Grade 12 Certificate
Job opportunities:
  • Travel Consultant
  • Tour Operations
  • Reservation/Counter staff
  • Tour Planning
  • Travel and Tourism Office Management  and Operation
  • Hotel Receptionist
  • Car Rental Reservationist and Receptionist 

A National Certificate in Tourism is awarded on the successful completion of this programme
Each level takes 6 Months full time to complete (total of 18 months to complete the theory) and then 18 months practical industry. Generally it takes 3 years to qualify for a National N Diploma.
Course Content:
Students complete three certificates (N4-N6) and 18 months of in-service training, at the end of which a Diploma in Tourism is awarded.
Tourist Destinations N4
Travel Services N4
Tourism Communication N4
Travel Office Procedures N4
Tourist Destinations N5
Travel Services N5
Tourism Communication N5
Travel Office Procedures N5
Tourist Destinations N6
Travel Services N6
Travel Office Procedures N6
Hotel Receptionist
Where is this course offered?
This programme is offered at Muizenberg Campus. 
Full-time and Part-time study modes available. 
How do I Apply?

Applicants must click the Application Process button below.

Applicants are required to complete a 4-step application process during which the applicant must supply some basic information.

Please note that applicants are required to supply an email address that will be used in communicating with applicants.

It is important to indicate in your application whether or not you are applying for a bursary as this information will be used by the Bursary Office to contact applicants further down the application process.

3. The last step requires the applicant to load the following documents.

  • Birth certificate / Identity Document (proof of application for new ID/Passport)
  • Most recent academic results
  •  Certificates / Qualifications

All applications will be reviewed by a selection committee.