National N Diploma in Tourism (N4-N6)

Full-time | Course Type: National NATED Diploma  

“Tourism is the biggest industry in the world.” Martin Parr

Get ahead with a National N Diploma in Tourism 

Does the prospect of exploring and finding out more about new lands excite you? Are you a person that has great people skills and an aptitude for travel, creativity and diversity? If this sounds like an accurate description of who you are, then a career in the tourism field is a road worth travelling on. 

The world is becoming more mobile, let’s face it, this really is a global village that we are living in. With that, job opportunities catering to a constantly travelling population are growing at a rapid rate. The tourism industry is officially the largest and fastest growing industry in the world. You can make strides in this field. Get the right qualification, make sure your passport is valid, because you could be working as an executive in the cruise ship or airline industries, or find yourself discovering the latest tropical tourist destination. This is a flexible career field, you could be based in an office, booking flights and organising accommodation or out in the field on guided tours. 

This diploma is designed to give you the tools to maximise your travel service expertise with modules like Travel Communication, Tourist Destinations and Travel Office Procedures. Carve out your career path and plan your ultimate trip to success with National N Diploma in 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.

Entrance Requirements

Registering for the National N Diploma in 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. 

Senior Certificate, NSC or Relevant Nated Qualification.

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. 

The programme duration is two (2) years full time and tuition is face to face. Programmes are offered during the week on a full-time basis. Minimum two years and 18 months in-service training.

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.

Careers that would suit you best

Once you have successfully graduated from ICESA, with a National N Diploma Tourism, you can take on some of the following jobs and careers: 

  • Travel Consultant 
  • Accommodation Services Manager 
  • Travel Writer/ Photographer 
  • Event Organisers 
  • Travel Agent 

Understanding your qualification

On successful completion of the programme, you will receive the following certification. National Certificate at each level: N4, N5, N6 and then the National N Diploma (on completion of N4-N6 and 18 months in-service training).

Take your career to the next level

Please enquire at the nearest MLA campus for the prospectus containing information on further studies.

How much will it cost you?

Full Price (Year 1)
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10 Months Installments
Full Price (Year 1)
Deposit 1
Deposit 2
3 Months Installments
6 Months Installments
10 Months Installments

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