National Certificate (Vocational): Tourism

About this programme:
The National Certificate (Vocational) offers learners a vocational alternative to an academic Grade 10-12 by offering specialised training on NQF levels 2-4.
If you would like to qualify with a specialised NQF level 4 certificate that will enable you to find relevant employment once qualified, the National Certificate (Vocational) is for you.

This qualification provides the learner with the opportunity to pursue a career in the Tourism Industry.The programme covers aspects of tourism principles like tour guiding, tour operations andtourism development. This programme integrates academic knowledge and theory with practical skills and values.
Admission requirements:
  • A Grade 9 certificate, or
  • An NQF Level 1 qualification, or
  • ABET Level 4 certificate, or
  • An appropriate registered equivalent programme obtained at NQF Level 1
Career opportunities:
  • Tourist Receptionist
  • Tourist Reservations
  • Tour Operator
  • Tour Planning
  • Information Assistant
  • Tourism Development
Course Content:
Fundamental Subjects: (compulsory)
  • Language
  • Mathematics/Math Literacy
  • Life Orientation
Vocational Subjects: Level 2, 3 and 4
  • Science of Tourism
  • Client Services and Human Relations
  • Sustainable Tourism in South Africa
  • Tourism Operations
Which campus is the course offered at?
This programme is offered at Muizenberg campus
How do I enrol?

Download an application form from our website or visit a campus near you. Application forms can be submitted by email or completed at the campus where the programme is offered.

Please submit certified copies of the following documents with your application:

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

Students with special needs should please contact our Inclusive Education Office at 021 788 8373.

Depending on your choice of programme, you may be referred to the relevant campus head to continue with your registration process.

If applicable, an interview date will be communicated to you.