Tour Guiding Management

Diploma program (KNEC)

Diploma 3 years

About Tour Guiding Management programme

This tour guiding management diploma programme is tailored for people looking to pursue a career in the tourism industry. The course looks at tour guiding in terms of client relations, geography, communication, and the tourism industry as a whole. The course also provides students with the skills and knowledge required to manage travel businesses and grasp the essentials of an effective tour guide personnel and how best to interact with clients.

Tourism is a major force in the Kenyan economy, and globally, and the need for qualified travel and tour guiding managers is always growing. If you are a friendly, sociable, and outgoing person, who is also keen on developing the leadership and business skills required of a manager in today's highly competitive job market, then this programme will set you on the right path in preparation for a thriving career in this industry, and it will significantly enhance your employment potential, both locally and globally. 

Tour guiding managemnt graduates will be exposed to exciting cultures and diverse populations through this career and will enjoy growth in the travel industry.

Career Opportunities

  • Resort Manager
  • Hotel Manager
  • Travel Agent
  • Hotel Concierge
  • Tour Guide
  • Entrepreneur

Objectives of Tour Guiding Management

This tour guiding management diploma programme offers skills in tourism and travel business operations and its environs to effectively equip students for a rewarding career in the tour guiding field.

At the end of this course, students will be able to: 

  • Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviour when working
  • Apply Responsible tourism principles to their work
  • Update their knowledge and skills using a range of research methods
  • Develop their management and leadership skills. 
  • Enhance their oral and written communication skills.

Entry requirements for Tour Guiding Management

The minimum Entry Requirements for the Diploma in Tour Guiding Management course are:

  • KCSE C Minus;
  • Pass Craft Certificate in tour guiding operations;
  • Any other equivalent qualification as approved by KNEC.

Tour Guiding Management Course Subjects

Module I

  •  Fundamentals of Tourism
  • Tour Guiding Techniques and Travel Operations
  • French I
  •  Information Communication Technology
  •  Communication
  •  German I
  •  Life skills
  • Entrepreneurship
  •  Touristic History
  •  Fauna, Flora and Touristic Geography

 

Module II

  •  Cultural Tourism
  •  Recreation Guiding
  •  Natural History of Invertebrates of East Africa
  •  Astronomy
  •  Human Relations
  •  French II
  •  German II

 

Module III

  • Tourism Marketing
  • Tourism Law
  •   Principles and Practice of Management
  •   Ecotourism
  •    French III
  •   German III
  •   Research Methods

Colleges offering Tour Guiding Management

Tour Guiding Management

Mombasa Aviation Training Institute
Mombasa County

Tour Guiding Management

Thika College of Banking & Accountancy
Kiambu County

Tour Guiding Management

Eldoret Tourism and Professional College
Uasin Gishu County

Tour Guiding Management

House of Plenty Vocational Training Center
Nakuru County

Tour Guiding Management

Prudential International School of Professional Studies
Nakuru County

Tour Guiding Management

Eldoret Aviation Training Institute
Uasin Gishu County

Tour Guiding Management

Serein Education Centre
Nakuru County

Tour Guiding Management

Mahanaim Educational Institute
Nairobi County

Tour Guiding Management

Amboseli Institute of Hospitality and Technology
Kiambu County

Tour Guiding Management

Masinga Vocational Training Center
Machakos County

Tour Guiding Management

Tala School of Management Studies
Machakos County

Tour Guiding Management

United Africa College
Nairobi County

Tour Guiding Management

Coast Institute of Technology (CIT)
Taita Taveta County

Tour Guiding Management

Dima College
Nairobi County

Tour Guiding Management

Aims College of Business and Technology (ACBT)
Nairobi County

Tour Guiding Management

Rythms College
Nairobi County

Tour Guiding Management

Petanns Institute of Business Studies
Kiambu County

Tour Guiding Management

Kenya School of Medical Science and Technology
Kiambu County

Tour Guiding Management

Hi- Tech International College
Uasin Gishu County

Tour Guiding Management

Experts Business College
Kiambu County