Tour Guiding and Administration Program Offered at Kenya Utalii College

Kenya Utalii College

Nairobi County

Certificate 1 1/2 years Fulltime Fee: Kshs 126,300 Intake: Ongoing

Certificate (Accredited by: Kenya Utalii College)

About Tour Guiding and Administration Certificate program.

The Travel Operations course is 1 ½ year certificate programme, designed to train Travel and Tour Consultants with operational skills to work for Travel and Tours sectors in the Tourism industry.

The course includes a 3 months industrial attachment.

Students taking this course are prepared for the IATA Diploma Foundation Level examinations. 

Career Opportunities

After completion of the course, the students can work in Tour Companies, Car- hire companies, lodges, attraction sites any other Tourism related organization.

Entry requirements for Tour Guiding and Administration

KCSE Aggregate C- with a

  • English C- and
  • History/Geography D+

or any other equivalent qualification

or KUC graduates of 6 months Travel Agency Techniques (TAT) course may apply provided they passed with Distinction or Credit.

Tour Guiding and Administration Course Subjects

Course Topics

  • Introduction to Tourism
  • Ecology and Conservation
  • Introduction to Tour Operations
  • History of East Africa I
  • Travel Knowledge for Guides
  • Basic Language I: (Chinese/French/German/Italian/Japanese/Spanish )
  • Business Communication
  • Tourist Attractions and Facilities
  • Travel Geography
  • Introduction of Travel Operations
  • Basic language I (Chinese/French/German/Italian/Japanese/Spanish)
  • Business Communication
  • Tourist Attractions and Facilities
  • Social Aspects of Tourism
  • Cultural Heritage Tourism
  • East Africa Flora and Fauna I
  • History of East Africa II
  • Basic Language II (Chinese/French/German/Italian/Japanese/Spanish)
  • Basic Information Technology
  • Tour Programmes
  • Leisure  and Recreational Studies
  • East Africa Flora and Fauna II
  • Social Anthropology
  • Intermediate Language I (Chinese/French/German/Italian/Japanese/Spanish)
  • Hotel and Travel Law
  • Introduction to Financial and Cost Accounting
  • Environmental Studies
  • Tour Administration
  • Tourism Sales and Marketing
  • Tour Guiding Techniques
  • Intermediate Language II (Chinese/French/German/Italian/Japanese/Spanish)
  • Human Relations
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship
  • Industrial  Attachment

About Kenya Utalii College

Kenya Utalii College (KUC) is a leading African hospitality and tourism training institution. Established 47 years ago the College has trained over 60,000 graduates from around the world who continue to serve in the local and international hospitality and tourism industry. The College opened its doors in 1975 and was ... read more