Travel & Tourism Management

Become a business owner

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Become A Travel Agent Or Entrepreneur...

Want to be a travel and tourism business owner?  Look no further!  The Travel and Tourism Management program will give you all the skills you need to become a travel agent or an entrepreneur in this dynamic industry. Obtain the Travel Sales and Operations Diploma and Qualify for IATA travel agency certification. 

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Course Details

Admission Requirements

 

  • Grade 12 or equivalent / Fluency in English
  • 18 years old by the time you write your final SA-CAA exam
  • Able to swim move unaided in water with a life jacket
  • Be an able-bodied person with excellent general health.
  • Laptop:  Google Chrome browser, Java script enabled, minimum screen resolution of 1024 X 768 pixels,  Acrobat Reader version 11 or above, HTML-enabled e-mail client (to be able to read e-mails generated by the system)

Course Duration

  • Blended 2 years:
  • Full time 22 Weeks
  • Mondays – Fridays 9am – 4pm
  • and distance learning 8 months
  • Intakes:  One intake per year (February)
  • DISTANCE 2 years
  • Register at any time

Key Topics

Leadership and Management

The travel and tourism industry and the working environment for travel professionals
Geography and industry codes
Travel documents and the airline passenger experience
Air transport products and services
Rail, hotel, car rental, cruise and tour products
Customer service principles
Airfares and ticketing
The Galileo system functionality

Travel and Tourism Consultant

Selling techniques and social media marketing
Fare construction and ticket exchanges/reissuance
Travel industry laws and regulations
Niche products including tour customization, luxury and group travel options
Accommodation products other than hotels

Managing the travel business:

Managerial and negotiation skills / Marketing and pricing
Tour production and event planning
Administration and accounting
Laws related to the travel industry

Travel Sales and Operations

World and destination geography
Travel logistics including travel document issuance, reservations and GDS functionality
Standard and niche travel products and product development
Strategies in customer service delivery, sales, marketing and social media
Strategic management and negotiation
Administration and accounting / Meeting and event planning
Expertise in air journey pricing and ticketing
Travel industry laws and regulations

Cabin crew license

Safety and emergency procedures / Firefighting / Aviation medicine / Dangerous goods
Boeing 737

Career Choices

  • IATA Travel Agency (owner)
  • Airport (Cabin Crew)
  • Airport / Travel Agency or Tour operator (Ground Staff or ticketing)
  • Luxury Bus/Luxury Trains/Camper and Car hire / Hotels and Lodges (Front desk and Reservations)

What To Expect For Your Final Exam 

  • Exams (x4):  Online exam with remote supervision (OERS)

  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions, Closed Textbook

  • Number of questions: 100

  • Exam months:  January / March / May / July / September / November

  • Time Allowance: 3 hours

  • Passing Grade: 60 correct answers

  • Distinction Grade: 85 correct answers

  • Number of exam attempts: 2

  • HMM online exams

  • Exam Format and Passing Grade: At the end of each module, a certificate of completion is awarded to those who pass each module with 70 % and have viewed 70 % of the course content.

  • Cabin Crew  Classroom exam at SA-CAA

  • Exam Format: Multiple Choice questions. No Textbooks are permitted

  • Number of questions: 100

  • Time Allowance: One hour

  • Number of exam attempts: 2

Course Qualifications

  • Leadership and Management  Diploma
  • Travel and Tourism Consultant Diploma
  • Managing the Travel Business Diploma
  • Travel Sales and Operations Diploma
  • Cabin Crew License

Course Pricing

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R2 500.00

*Distance

R2 500.00

R95 400.00

 *Distance

R72 020.00

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R 15 000.00

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R 15 000.00

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R 84 420.00

 R 3 517.50pm

 *Distance

R59 871.00

 R 2 494.62pm

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  • Lunch daily on lecture days Educational tour
  • T-Shirt
  • Uncapped wi-fi
  • Distance
  • Exam fees
  • Transportation
  • Travel bag
  • Teambuilding
  • Study material
  • Graduation
  • *Distance
  •  Exam fees
  • e-textbook
  • Graduation
  • 3 weeks classroom training during May on Foundation

Finishing Course

R3 500

Car learners and license: 

R8 5000

 *Practice till you pass at no extra cost

Accommodation full board R2130.00 per week (22 weeks)

Accommodation self-catering R1 090.00per week(22 weeks)

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is There A Payment Plan?

Yes there is.   Please contact us for more information.

Is This Course Offered Full-time As Well As Online?

There are fulltime classes offered as well as online.

Should you choose the online option we offer 3 weeks complimentary in class exam preparation, once a year during May.

Is There Any Educational Included In This Course?

Yes there is.

What Subjects Do I Need?

There are no particular subjects needed.  Tourism and Geography or an extra language is always an advantage.

Are There Any Extra Charges?

Yes a uniform is required, and depending which shop you buy it from, it shouldn’t be more than R1000.  If you require your own graduation gown it is R350, if shared there is no cost.

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