CERTIFICATE IN TOUR GUIDING

CERTIFICATE IN TOUR GUIDING

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CERTIFICATE IN TOUR GUIDING

DURATION: 2 Semesters

OBJECTIVE:

This course is designed to equip and develop students with the prerequisite conceptual and technical skills in planning and managing small and medium size projects.

COURSE STRUCTURE:

ENTRY REQUIREMENT

  1. 1. Professional certificate in Tourism Management from NIHOTOUR or any Management related course passed at lower credit from a recognized institute.
  2. 2. GCE/SSCE/NECO with four credits which must include passes in English and Mathematics at not more than two sittings.
  3. 3. Holders of professional qualifications in related discipline such as IATA/UFTAA Certificate, Advanced Airfare & Ticketing Course etc.
  4. 4. Graduate of Nigeria Catering Schools in Benin, Enugu, Kaduna or Lagos.

COURSE OUTLINE

Intro to tourism industry

Intro to hospitality industry

Travel & transport sector operations

Tourism resource

Tours and guiding principles

Tourist attractions and typology

Suppliers and tourist attraction

Tour Planning and design

Attributes, roles & responsibilities  of tour guide

Communication skills in English and French

e-Tour Guide & ICT App

Industrial tours/case studies

Tour booking/reservation contracts

Tour Accounting

Customer care service in tour guiding

Tour security, health and safety

Tour delivery and administration

Entrepreneurial studies/project

  • Trainees go on industrial attachment upon completion of 1ST  semester for 8 weeks before commencement of second semester. The trainees should have a work place log book to enter daily work activity engaged upon and supervised by both work place and NIHOTOUR Supervisor.
  • Emphasis on practical exercises during lecture sessions should be given top priority.
  • Projects to be written are entrepreneurial and or administrative in nature.
  • The 2nd Semester session is devoted to work place professional work experience and skills acquisition.
  • A work and supervision template is introduced for the trainees as well as the trainers to superintend and report progress within during the attachment.
  • The trainee shall return to the Campus at the end of the exercise to defend his/her experience and entrepreneurial project

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