Diploma in Travel and Tourism (Dip: TT)
Full-time | SAQA ID: 58019 | NQF Level: Old Level: 5 and Level: 6 | Credits: 375 | Course Type: National Qualification
“Travel, in the younger sort, is a part of education; in the elder, a part of experience.” Francis Bacon
Are you a dynamic, vibrant personality who is a master communicator? Do you have a love of travel and enjoy meeting people from different locations around the world? If you’ve been dreaming about a life centred on exploration and diverse destinations then a Diploma in Travel and Tourism is just for you.
While working in the Travel and Tourism industry, not only will you help others experience destinations in a beautiful way, but you will also open up your world. Prepare to be exposed to new trends, people and culture and see how the world of media has opened up the experience of the travel industry.
Expect to market the travel and tourism industry, or be functional in it through a range of different job types. A person that works in the travel and tourism industry may be found on the service side of things preparing tourism materials, monitoring budgets, working with currency exchange or function in eco-tourism.
Put your career on the map with an ICESA Diploma in Travel and Tourism
Build your career with a qualification from ICESA
Everybody has a dream about the ideal career that they would like to get into one day. Some may dream of a career in fashion, journalism or even travel and tourism. At ICESA we understand that choosing a career is one of the most important decisions that you will ever make, and we are passionate about providing you with a sound qualification of your dreams at an affordable price. We also know that you would like the time that you spend on campus to be academically rewarding but that you also want to enjoy a rich, full social life. With this in mind we have dynamic, easy to access campuses situated around in some of KZN’s busiest, most vibrant CBD areas for your convenience.
Registering for the Diploma in Travel and Tourism is easy! Our staff on the different campuses are friendly, efficient and easy to contact. To find out more, all you need to do is either log onto our website, fill out our online form, call us, or simply pay us a visit. We will be glad to assist you.
Expected time on the course
When it comes to time spent on your course, we realise that time is of the essence. At ICESA we would like to equip you with the necessary skills and set you on the path to your dream job as quickly as possible.
- Our HET and FET courses range between 1 - 3 years.
- Our provider and short courses range between 30 hour - 5 months on a full-time basis and then a 1 year - 3 year courses on a part time basis.
- Matric School offers support to learners on all matric subjects, Classes are offered on a full or part-time basis.
Course Content and Modules
- You can now look forward to a full academic year with a variety of exciting subjects to help you develop your skills. This should help you plan your calendar and your study timetable and put you on the road to success.
Study Guides and Course Material
To help get you started on your chosen field of study, a list of prescribed textbooks will be made available to you. ICESA has also negotiated terms of agreement for the use of the library facilities and books within the holding group.
Careers that would suit you best
Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a Diploma in Travel and Tourism, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers:
- Travel Agent
- Flight Attendant
- Lodging Manager
- Travel Clerk
- Tour Guide
- Tourism Marketing Manager
Understanding your qualification
On successful completion of the programme, you will receive a Diploma in Travel and Tourism.
Take your career to the next level
Students may pursue further studies at an accredited institution of Higher Education. Admission to further your studies at a different institution remains the prerogative of each institution and its academic council.