Write Your code here here Diploma in Tourism Management – STADIO (formerly Prestige Academy)

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COMMERCE, ADMINISTRATION & MANAGEMENT

Qualification / Course Information

Minimum Duration:

3 Years

Minimum Credits:

375

NQF Level:

6

SAQA:

117883

MODE:

Contact Learning

CAMPUS:

Centurion (Pretoria)

LANGUAGE:

English

COURSE OVERVIEW

There is a growing need for graduates with a qualification in tourism management. The industry also requests qualified tourism practitioners who already have the necessary skills and competencies to undertake work in the tourism environment, instead of having to train new staff members. This programme enables candidates to obtain a higher education qualification of high standard within tourism management that will provide them with the necessary skills to successfully pursue a career in tourism management.

 

FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES:

On successful completion of the Diploma in Tourism Management (NQF 6), the student may articulate to a degree or diploma, such as the STADIO Bachelor of Commerce in Digital Marketing or Bachelor of Commerce in Project Management.

Entry Requirements

THE ADMISSION CRITERIA FOR THE DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT ARE:

 

  • a Senior Certificate (SC);

  • a National Senior Certificate (NSC) with a minimum of 40% in four 20-credit modules,and minimum of 30% in English Home Language or First Additional Language; or

  • a National Senior Certificate – Vocational Level 4 (NC(V)) with a minimum of 50% in three fundamental subjects, including English; and a minimum of 60% in three vocational subjects

 
OTHER ACCESS PATHWAY:
  • a STADIO Higher Certificate in Business Accounts Administration (NQF 5); OR

  • A cognate Higher Certificate (NQF 5) or Advanced Certificate (NQF 6).

COURSE CURRICULUM

1st YEAR MODULES

  • Visitor Attraction Management 1 

  • Introduction to the Tourism and Event Industry 

  • Fundamentals of Business Communication 

  • Database Foundations

  • Tourism Marketing 1 

  • Management Perspectives 1 

  • End User Computing

2nd YEAR MODULES

  • EcoTourism

  • Finance and Funding 

  • Tourism Marketing 2 

  • Public Relations in Context 

  • Entrepreneurship 

  • Visitor Attraction Management 2

  • Management Perspectives 2 (Law & Ethics / The Developing Manager) 

3rd YEAR MODULES

  • Hospitality 

  • Tourism Management Practice (Travel Services/Sport Event Tourism)

  • Digital Marketing 

  • Work-based Learning 

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Below are some key career opportunities that you may consider once you have completed this qualification:
  • Attraction Administrator

  • Trip Manager

  • Tourism Event Specialist

  • Travel Consultant

  • Hospitality Service Ambassador

  • Tourism Marketing Specialist

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