National Certificate in General Travel

Internationally, almost 200 million people work in the travel and tourism industry with tourism playing an enormous role in the South African economy. Our National Certificate in General Travel Qualification has been designed to enhance your skills and knowledge thus increasing career opportunities in this rapidly expanding industry.

Our National Certificate in General Travel  takes place over a 1 year period and is registered as a Level 5 qualification. This qualification focuses on the management and administrative aspects of tourism and will assist with the regulation of people entering the travel industry, ensuring a more competent workforce. The qualification will also provide the basis for further development of the learner into specialist and management areas within the travel industry.  

Students can expect to learn more about managing tourist attractions, travelling arrangements, call/contact centres,foreign currency,accommodation etc. Please see the unit standards covered in the table below. Our learners have the opportunity to include the cabin crew member licensing course in this qualification. 

This General Travel qualification is the ideal course to consider if you enjoy travelling or are seeking a career in the tourism industry. If an office job is not for you, this course will prepare you for a career in being a flight attendant, a customer service agent, working on cruise ships, the hotel industry, becoming a call centre agent etc. etc. etc.



Below are the modules covered in the National Certificate General Travel NQF 5 (61597)




Business Studies


The Business Environment


Business Communications


Customer Communication



Travel Industry Studies


Travel Industry in South Africa


Understand the Travel Industry


Process Travel Documentation











Course Price:

General Travel Excluding Cabin Crew Licencing

11 Months

R29 500

13th February 2017

01st August 2017

General Travel Including Cabin Crew Licencing

12 Months

R39 000

13th February

01st August