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International Programme in Tourism Management

Programme Overview

Whether you dream of working for a international airline or a global travel agency, or are an entrepreneur at heart with your sights set on opening a family-run private touring company or travel agency, we have a range of qualifications from foundation level 3 right up to pro-graduate level 6 awarded by the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH). The Level 6 Pro-Graduate Programme is the ultimate undergraduate level award and has been expressly designed to provide equivalent learning to that provided by a British university bachelor’s degree programme in tourism. Completion of the foundation level 3 allows for entry of the work place after just 12 months of study. Or continue with the intermediate level 4.

This highly reputable, professional programme is recognised by top global institutions such as Star Alliance, Fastjet, Adair International, Virgin Atlantic, Tsogo Sun, Hilton, Radisson Edwardian and Thistle hotels, the Dhaka Sheraton and many more. Career opportunities as you progress through the programme include: travel agency manager, tour operations manager, tour guiding, sales manager, and many more. 

About the CTH

The Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) is one of the UK’s leading professional membership and awarding bodies for tourism and hospitality qualifications and its qualifications are registered on the United Kingdom Qualifications and Credit Framework. TriVersita is an accredited teaching centre of the CTH.

About the ITHSA

The Chartered Institute of Tourism and Hospitality (ITHSA) is the Southern African representative of the Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality (CTH) in the UK. The ITHSA accredits Southern African training providers and supports them in rolling out the CTH’s UK-registered tourism and hospitality programmes.



Programme Structure

Entrance Requirements

  • National Senior Certificate (Grade 12)

Duration

  • 12 Months Full Time (6 months theory/6 months practical training in industry)
  • 18 Months Part Time (12 months theory/6 months industry research assignments)
  • 12 - 18 Months Distance Learning

Modules

  • Module 1: Essentials of Human Resources and Business Computing in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Module 2: Essentials of Marketing and Customer Relationships in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Module 3: Tourism and Hospitality Industry
  • Module 4: Essentials of Tourism and Hospitality Operations

International Qualification

  • Level 3 Foundation Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality (This diploma is a UK Qualification registered on the QCF under QAN 600/7003/1).



Entrance Requirements

  • National Senior Certificate (Grade 12), and
  • Completed Foundation Programme in Hospitality Level 3 or be exempted from it

Duration 

  • 12 Months Full Time (6 months theory/6 months practical training in industry)
  • 18 Months Part Time (12 months theory/6 months industry research assignments)
  • 12 - 18 Months Distance Learning 

Modules

  • Module 1: Finance in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Module 2: Customer Service Management in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Module 3: Global Tourism and Hospitality
  • Module 4: Travel and Tourism Operations
  • Module 5: Travel and Tourism Supervision
  • Module 6: Travel Geography
  • Module 7: Destination Analysis

International Qualification

  • Level 4 Diploma in Tourism Management. (This diploma is a UK Qualification registered on the QCF under QAN 601/7121/2).


Entrance Requirements

  • Completed Intermediate Programme in Hospitality Management Level 4

Duration 

  • 12 Months Full Time (6 months theory/6 months practical training in industry)
  • 18 Months Part Time (12 months theory/6 months industry research assignments)

Modules

  • Module 1: Understanding funding and finance in tourism and hospitality
  • Module 2: Human resource management in the tourism and hospitality industry
  • Module 3: Strategic marketing in the tourism and hospitality industry
  • Module 4: Customer relationship management in the tourism and hospitality industry
  • Module 5: Contemporary issues in the tourism and hospitality industry
  • Module 6: Tour Operations Management
  • Module 7: Sustainable Tourism and Destination Development

International Qualification

  • Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Tourism Management. (This diploma is a UK Qualification registered on the QCF under QAN 601/7135/2).

 

Entrance Requirements

  • Completed Advanced Programme in Hospitality Management Level 5

Duration 

  • 12 Months Full Time (6 months theory/6 months practical training in industry)
  • 18 Months Part Time (12 months theory/6 months industry research assignments)

Modules

Mandatory modules

  • Module 1: Emerging Issues in the Tourism Industry
  • Module 2: The Strategic Impact of the Business Environment

Plus, two optional modules

  • Module 3: Business Strategy for Hospitality and Tourism
  • Module 4: Managing Events for Hospitality and Tourism
  • Module 5: Quality Management for Hospitality and Tourism
  • Module 6: Marketing Strategies for Hospitality and Tourism

International Qualification

  • Level 6 Professional Diploma in Tourism & Hospitality. (This diploma is a UK Qualification registered on the QCF under QAN 601/2082/4).