Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management


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Imagine opening the world to others. Others who are just as intrigued by new destinations, experiences and cultures as you are. That’s what makes travel and tourism such a cool industry. The Diploma in Travel and Tourism enables you to combine your natural love for people, sense of adventure and organisational abilities, with the excitement of travel and tourism.

Help put South Africa on the map as a tour operator or guide, or work your way up as the manager of a travel agency. Build a rewarding career in tourism marketing or make your mark working for the world’s best airlines, car-hire companies or holiday resorts. Become one of the lucky few who can list ‘travelling the world’ as one of their job perks!

The Diploma in IT Travel and Tourism Management qualification is conferred
by The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE).

Course Duration: Minimum 3 years

Accreditation and Registration:  HEQC accredited, DHET registered, SAQA registration number 73395




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Retail Travel, Cruise Lines, Car Hire Companies, Theme Parks, Parks and Game Reserves, Tourist Information Centres, Airline Companies, Travel Agencies, Publicity Associations, Tour Agencies, Tour Bus Companies, Car Hiring Companies, Holiday Resorts, Recreational Resorts



Year 1

  • Tourism Management 1
  • Travel Destinations 1
  • Customer Care and Guest Hosting
  • South African Travel Products and Operations
  • Marketing for Tourism 1
  • Business Communication C
  • Sustainable Tourism Development 1
  • Personal Computing (Introduction)
  • Work Integrated Learning

Year 2

  • Tourism Management 2
  • Travel Destinations 2
  • Marketing for Tourism 2
  • Domestic Fares and Ticketing
  • Travel Information Systems
  • Sustainable Tourism Development 2
  • Tour Planning 1
  • Work Integrated Learning

Year 3

  • Travel Destinations 3
  • Financial Management for Non-Financial Managers
  • Sustainable Tourism Development 3
  • Conference and Events Management
  • Law for Tourism
  • Global Distribution System
  • Work Integrated Learning
  • Travel Specialisation Modules:
  • International Fares and Ticketing
  • Sales Management
  • Tourism Specialisation Modules:
  • Principles of Tour Guiding
  • Provincial Tour Guiding
  • Tour Planning 2



A National Senior Certificate with admission to a Diploma or equivalent.


Mature age exemption to a Diploma:
Candidates having attained the age of 23 before or during the first year of registration with a Senior Certificate or equivalent, with a minimum of 40% in at least four Higher or Standard Grade subjects, at least three of which must have been passed simultaneously and one of which must be a recognised Higher Grade subject, may apply for admission.


Candidates having attained the age of 45 before or during the first year of registration may apply for admission.




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