Tourism

NATIONAL DIPLOMA: N4 TOURISM

Course Overview

This course enables you to develop and refine your skills in tourism communication, travel services, and travel office procedures. The qualification is aimed primarily at giving learners technical, theoretical, practical and workplace knowledge and skills required in their chosen occupational/vocational area. The qualification as a single entity has value in the workplace as it equips learners with vital knowledge and skills that enable them to be productively employed at entry level positions in an occupation. The qualification can be used for updating, upskilling and/or continuing education and training in related occupations.

Global Availability

This course is specially designed for distant learning (also known as e-Learning).

At EMET we make use of modern e-Learning technology, utilising our Virtual Classroom as the main method of distant learning. It allows learners, through EMET’s Virtual Classroom design, to be equipped and trained, at leisure, Nationally. This enables learners to remain in their daily work while being equipped part-time.

Learners will be able to communicate with facilitators via email.

Career Fields/Further Studies

• Event Manager   • Cruise Industry   • Hotel Reception / Management   • Tour Operator / Tour Guide   • Tourism Development Officer

Course Contents

N4 TOURISM (SAQA ID 66910)

  • Travel Office Procedures N4
  • Tourism Communication N4
  • Tourist Destinations N4
  • Travel Services N4

Course Contents

N5 TOURISM (SAQA ID 66978)

  • Travel Office Procedures N5
  • Tourism Communication N5
  • Tourist Destinations N5
  • Travel Services N5

Course Contents

N6 TOURISM (SAQA ID 67013)

  • Travel Office Procedures N6
  • Hotel Reception N6
  • Travel Services N6
  • Tourist Destinations N6
  • After completing the N6 Certificate, students need to complete 18 months of practical experience in their area of study to obtain a National N-Diploma.

Programme Type

The National N Diploma: Tourism is a National N Diploma of the Department of Education.

Accreditation

NQF LEVEL: 5

Programme Duration

You should be able to complete this course within 36 months.

Entrance Requirements

Learners need one of the following: • National Senior Certificate   • N3 in the relevant specialisation area.

Certification

Upon successful completion of the N4+N5+N6 National Certificates and the relevant 18 months practical workplace learning, the learner will be awarded the National N Diploma Level 6 from the Department of Education.