Higher Certificate | 1 Year | NQF 5 (120 Credits) | SAQA ID 110944

The aim of the Higher Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality, with specialisation in the accommodation sector, is to equip learners with knowledge, skills, values and attitudes that will enable them to become confident and independent and to make responsible contributions to the ever changing industry of Tourism and Hospitality. The Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality in the Accommodation Sector promotes the enhancement, marketability and employability of learners and has the purpose of providing benefits to the economy by developing citizenship, increasing social and economic productivity providing specifically skilled/professional people and transforming the redressing of legacies of inequity. Additionally, it provides opportunities for continued personal intellectual growth, gainful economic activity and valuable contributions to society in the fields traditionally associated with financial services
Ideal for...

Individual who:

  • are already working in the tourism or hospitality industry and wants to obtain a formal qualification
  • wish to gain knowledge on the different sectors of the tourism and hospitality industry
Admission Requirements
  • NSC (Gr 12) with admission to Higher Certificate studies or National Certificate (Vocational) with the minimum requirements for entrance to Higher Certificate studies, as specified by UMALUSI
  • A person aged 23 or older with work experience in this field of study, will also qualify for admission.
Work Integrated Learning (WIL)
Experiential learning is critical to teaching and learning and is an important and integral part of your formal training. You need to complete 200 notional hours of experiential learning during the programme.
Career Opportunities
  • Front Office Manager
  • Concierge
  • Hotel Clerk
  • Meeting and Conference Planner
  • Head Waiter
  • Housekeeping Manager
  • Hotel General Manager
  • Rooms Division Operations
  • Basic Conferencing Skills
  • South African Tourism
  • Food and Beverage Skills
  • Food and Beverage Preparation
  • Experiential Learning
Further Studies
This Certificate allows for articulation to diploma studies in Tourism or Hospitality Management.

Accommodation in Tourism & Hospitality is offered at:

Centurion, Klerksdorp