Travel and tourism colleges in Johannesburg | Greenview College

COURSE BACKGROUND

Greenview college is one of the best Travel and tourism colleges in Johannesburg. This institute was set up in 2012 and since then it has been giving high-quality education to the students from all parts of the country.

Travel & Tourism enables students with an understanding of South African geography, its flora and fauna as well as the freedom to participate in his industry of creativity and contributing to the county’s image.

The travel and tourism industries in South Africa are increasingly emerging as among the key contributors to the economy.

Travel and Tourism (N4-N6) aims to equip learners with the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in tourism with the focus on the travel sector. Upon completion of the 18 month theoretical component, students must complete an 18 month practical component by working in the tourism industry. This ensures that students are well prepared to face the world of work as an employee in the tourism industry.

This course is a great choice for you if you are interested in understanding the dynamic and broad nature of the tourism industry. It will help you to understand the industry and how it functions.

This programme will equip you with the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in tourism with the focus on the travel sector. Upon completion of the 18 month theoretical component, students must complete an 18 month practical component by working in the tourism industry. This ensures that students are well prepared to face the world of work as an employee in the tourism industry. In summary, this course will teach you about:

  • Financial Record Keeping, Principles of South African Law
  • Fares within Africa
  • Dealing with enquiries, complaints an conflict, Written Communication, Presentations, Advertising, Organisational Communication
  • Hotel Organisation, The Hotel Reception, Reception, Legal Aspects
  • Car Hire, Foreign Currency, Travel Insurance, Special International Travel, Hotel Reservations, Tour Planning and Budgeting

Qualification:  A National N Diploma in Tourism Management is awarded on successful completion of this programme

Duration:  Each level takes 6 Months full time to complete (total of 18 months to complete the theory) and then 18 months practical in industry. Generally it takes 3 years to qualify for a National Diploma.

In-depth description: Students complete three certificates (N4-N6) and 18 months of in-service training, at the end of which a National N Diploma in Tourism Management is awarded if the student meets all the relevant criteria. The course structure is laid out so that you can follow a stream that suits your requirement.

First Year

First Semester: N4

First Year

First Semester: N5
Travel Services

To prepare consultants for the tourism industry who can correctly complete the necessary documentation and provide efficiently for the needs of tourists in terms of travel services required.

Tourist Destinations

To prepare consultants for the tourism industry by generating a desire in students to experience tourism and guiding them to understand the complex interaction of the tourism industry while teaching them knowledge required to sell tourism products.

Tourist Communication

To provide the student with the skills to express himself/herself clearly, correctly and concisely in oral as well as in written communication. To create an understanding of important aspects of interpersonal relationships in order for the student to function more effectively in the work situation. To assist the student to develop self-confidence in his/her social interactions.

Travel Office Procedures

To enable the tourism student, with the required practical training in office procedures and marketing strategies, to perform the administrative and marketing functions attached to the post of the tourism consultant confidently.

Travel Services

To prepare consultants for the tourism industry who can correctly complete the necessary documentation and provide efficiently for the needs of tourists in terms of travel services required.

Tourist Destinations

To prepare consultants for the tourism industry by generating a desire in students to experience tourism and guiding them to understand the complex interaction of the tourism industry while teaching them knowledge required to sell tourism products.

Tourist Communication

To provide the student with the skills to express himself/herself clearly, correctly and concisely in oral as well as in written communication. To create an understanding of important aspects of interpersonal relationships in order for the student to function more effectively in the work situation. To assist the student to develop self-confidence in his/her social interactions.

Travel Office Procedures

To enable the tourism student, with the required practical training in office procedures and marketing strategies, to perform the administrative and marketing functions attached to the post of the tourism consultant confidently.

Second Year

First Semester: N6
Travel Services

To prepare consultants for the tourism industry who can correctly complete the necessary documentation and provide efficiently for the needs of tourists in terms of travel services required.

Tourist Destinations

To prepare consultants for the tourism industry by generating a desire in students to experience tourism and guiding them to understand the complex interaction of the tourism industry while teaching them knowledge required to sell tourism products.

Travel Office Procedures

To enable the tourism student, with the required practical training in office procedures and marketing strategies, to perform the administrative and marketing functions attached to the post of the tourism consultant confidently.

Hotel Reception

To prepare professional receptionists who can accurately and efficiently perform the duties and functions of a hotel receptionist, and can thereby project and contribute to the image: ‘Excellence in service’ in the accommodation industry.

 

  • Hotel manager
  • tour guide/operator
  • travel agent
  • establishing own travel company
  • establishing own resort
  • Travel Agent
  • Tasting Room Assistant
  • Guesthouse Manager
  • Hotel Reception
  • Consultant at Tour Operator
  • Airport Staff
  • Event Organiser
  • Entrepreneur

Grade 12 Certificate with at least 50% average

The National Diploma in Travel & Tourism is made up of the following courses which are done over a period of 18 months.

National Certificate (N4/N5): Tourism Communication, Tourist Destinations, Travel Services Travel Office Procedures.

National Certificate (N5-N6): Economics, Entrepreneurship & Business Management, Computer Practice, Marketing Management, Financial Accounting. 

N4  60 Credits
N5  60 Credits
N6  60 Credits
Total  180 Credits
Duration  18 Months
Registration Fee  R350
Deposit Fee  R950
Monthly Fee  R850 (18 Months)
Course Fee  R16600.00

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