fbpx

Diploma in Tourism management /Tour Guide



Course Description

Diploma in Tourism Management/Tour Guide course incorporates technology to meet the demands of the current occupational standards and anticipated continued influence of electronic trade in conducting business in modern times Contrary to what you might think working in Tourism and Hospitality is not like a never-ending vacation. This fast-changing, dynamic and highly competitive field, expects well-trained professionals with serious work ethic. That’s why – to be the top of your game and get a good start – it’s very important you complete a well-regarded study programme abroad. It entails teaching knowledge and skills required to make candidates outstanding professionals in the travel and tourism industry. Candidates gain knowledge in core tourism, leisure and hospitality in a way that benefits the local as well as the global market. It draws upon the social and natural sciences, recreation, business, and planning disciplines to provide an integrated understanding of tourism as a global industry and source of economic, environmental and social change.

UNITS COVERED

2918 DIPLOMA IN TOUR GUIDING MANAGEMENT (MODULE I) OPTION A

 

 

 

 

101-FUNDAMENTALS OF TOURISM
102-TOUR GUIDING AND OPERATIONS
103-INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
104-COMMUNICATION
105-FAUNA,FLORA AND TOURISTIC GEOGRAPHY
106-TOURISTIC HISTORY
107-FRENCH I
108-ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT

 

 

2918 DIPLOMA IN TOUR GUIDING MANAGEMENT (MODULE I) OPTION B

101-FUNDAMENTALS OF TOURISM
102-TOUR GUIDING AND OPERATIONS
103-INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
104-COMMUNICATION
105-FAUNA,FLORA AND TOURISTIC GEOGRAPHY
106-TOURISTIC HISTORY
108-ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT
109-GERMAN I

 

2918 DIPLOMA IN TOUR GUIDING MANAGEMENT (MODULE II) OPTION A

201-CULTURAL TOURISM
202-RECREATION GUIDING
203-NATURAL HISTORY OF INVERTEBRATES OF EAST AFRICA
204-ASTRONOMY
205-HUMAN RELATIONS
206-FRENCH II

 

2918 DIPLOMA IN TOUR GUIDING MANAGEMENT (MODULE II) OPTION B

201-CULTURAL TOURISM
202-RECREATION GUIDING
203-NATURAL HISTORY OF INVERTEBRATES OF EAST AFRICA
204-ASTRONOMY
205-HUMAN RELATIONS
208-GERMAN II

 

2918 DIPLOMA IN TOUR GUIDING MANAGEMENT (MODULE III) OPTION A

301-TOURISM MARKETING
302-TOURISM LAW
303-PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT
304-ECOTOURISM
305-FRENCH III
308-COURSE SPECIALIZATION PROJECT

 

 

2918 DIPLOMA IN TOUR GUIDING MANAGEMENT (MODULE III) OPTION B

301-TOURISM MARKETING
302-TOURISM LAW
303-PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT
304-ECOTOURISM
307-GERMAN
308-COURSE SPECIALIZATION PROJECT

 

2912 DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT (MODULE I) OPTION A

101-FOUNDAMENTALS OF TOURISM
102-TOUR GUIDING AND TRAVEL OPERATIONS
103-INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
104-COMMUNICATION
105-FAUNA,FLORA AND TOURISTIC GEOGRAPHY
106-TOURISTIC HISTORY
107-FRENCH I
108-ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT

 

 

2912 DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT (MODULE I) OPTION B

101-FOUNDAMENTALS OF TOURISM
102-TOUR GUIDING AND TRAVEL OPERATIONS
103-INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY
104-COMMUNICATION
105-FAUNA,FLORA AND TOURISTIC GEOGRAPHY
106-TOURISTIC HISTORY
108-ENTREPRENEURSHIP PROJECT
109-GERMAN I

 

2912 DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT (MODULE II) OPTION A

201-TOURISM ECONOMICS
202-FUNDAMENTALS OF HOTEL OPERATIONS
203-TOUR OPERATIONS
204-TOURISM ACCOUNTING
205-PUBLIC RELATIONS
206-FRENCH II
207-TRAVEL AGENCY

 

2912 DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT (MODULE II) OPTION B

201-TOURISM ECONOMICS
202-FUNDAMENTALS OF HOTEL OPERATIONS
203-TOUR OPERATIONS
204-TOURISM ACCOUNTING
205-PUBLIC RELATIONS
207-TRAVEL AGENCY
208-GERMAN II

 

2912 DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT (MODULE III) OPTION A

01-TOURISM MARKETING
302-TOURISM POLICY AND PLANNING
303-PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT
304-ECOTOURISM
305-FRENCH III
306-TOURISM PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
308-PROJECT

 

 

2912 DIPLOMA IN TOURISM MANAGEMENT (MODULE III) OPTION B

301-TOURISM MARKETING
302-TOURISM POLICY AND PLANNING
303-PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE OF MANAGEMENT
304-ECOTOURISM
306-TOURISM PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT
307-GERMAN III
308-PROJECT

Possible career opportunity: The graduates from the course can be employed as: Tour guides, PR Officers and Receptionists.

Career progression:upon completion,a student can proceed for Diploma level, Higher Diploma,bachelor`s degree,masters degree and PHD in the same field or related field
Mode of study: Full time(Regular),part-time,weekend ,evening or Distant learning
Entry requirement: KCSE mean grade-C- (Minus)

Duration: 1 year per module

Exam body: KNEC

Modules: 3 modules