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The purpose of this qualification, Travel Professional, SAQA ID: 101372, NQF 5 with 252 credits, is to prepare a learner to operate as a Travel Professional. A Travel Professional sources, plans and processes travel and tourism arrangements and auxiliary services matched to clients' needs.

A qualified learner will be able to:

  • Analyse clients' needs, research, provide advice, and sell travel and tourism related products and services based on customers' needs.
  • Organise and process travel and tourism arrangements and auxiliary services and issue relevant documentation.

    The South African tourism industry, of which travel is a component, has been identified as a key priority economic sector and has shown sustained growth in recent years. Travel serves as a facilitator to open access to trade and other opportunities to organisations that do business with both national and international organisations and this, in turn, creates opportunities for individuals in terms of both direct and indirect job opportunities and entrepreneurship.

    Organisations within the travel and tourism industry require highly skilled travel professionals who are able to render a high quality service that meets the ever changing customer needs. In an attempt to meet this demand; the currently registered qualification for a travel professional has been amended in order to address changes in technology, business practices, legislation etc.; to provide the knowledge and skills required for a travel professional to operate at the desired level.

    This qualification is intended for those wanting to pursue a career in the travel and tourism sector as travel processors, travel agents/consultants, ticketing/reservations agents and or travel professionals. Learners who successfully complete the qualification can operate in organisations providing travel related products and services to travellers and customers. Primary employment sectors include travel agencies, tour operators, car rental companies and airlines. Secondary employment sectors could include attraction and destination management and coordination (e.g. regional tourism organisations) organisations.

    Upon completion, learners will be able to analyse clients' needs, research, provide advice, and sell travel and tourism related products and services. They will also be able to organise and process travel and tourism arrangements and auxiliary services and issue relevant documentation.

    The qualification provides for the recognition of prior knowledge and skills, whether obtained formally or informally, to be recognised through the process of Recognition of Prior Learning.

    The content of the qualification lays a sound foundation for learning and career progression that will enable the learner to enter higher level qualifications (e.g. Bachelor in Technology, select Degrees etc.), grow towards more senior/managerial positions within the travel industry or develop entrepreneurial skills.

    Benefits to learners who complete the qualification include greater access to employment opportunities within the formal travel sector, in addition to creating a foothold for independence by reducing dependency on the fiscus and actively contributing as an active citizen to the growth and sustainability of the South African economy. 


    Programme Purpose:

    The purpose of this qualification is to prepare a learner to operate as an Adult Literacy Teacher.An Adult Literacy Teacher plans, organises and implements a well-structured programme or a series of learning events; facilitates a learning programme;  designs, produces and/or adapts learning materials and additional learning resources (LTSM); produces, implements and evaluates assessment instruments, and profiles learners. The ALT performs all these activities for adult learners at Level 1. The Adult Literacy Teacher may work as an assistant to the Adult Education  Teacher. A qualified learner will be able to:Profile adult learners. Plan,  structure, implement and evaluate a learning programme for adult learners.Plan, implement and evaluate assessment for adult learners.

    Minimum Admission Requirements : An NQF Level 4 Qualification with Communication.

    Duration :  18 months full-time / 24 months part-time



    Horizontal Articulation:

    • Certificate: Education, Level 5, SAQA ID 61972.

    Vertical Articulation:

    • Advanced Certificate: Education, Level 6, SAQA ID 20473. 


    This qualification has been internationally benchmarked by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) against international countries such as Canada, United Kingdom, New Zealand and Botswana.


    Registration at GEU complies of the following:

    1. GEU Application Form
    2. Certified Copy of ID
    3. Certified Copy of Highest Qualification
    4. Proof of Payment

    CASH PRICE = R36,000         TERMS PRICE = R 39,000, Deposit R 9,000 and 24 x R1,250 monthly instalments



    Global Education Universe

    Bank : First National Bank - Cheque Account

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    NQF Level 4, with Mathematics. 

R39 000,00 Regular Price
R36 000,00Sale Price
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