About Livingstone Tourist Guide Academy

The No 1 Travel Guide School in Cape Town

Jacques Nell owner of Livingstone is a former school principal and an accredited Cathsseta Assessor and Trainer.
Jacques holds various academic qualifications and facilitates all training’s, he is also the managing director of  the Cape Tourism and Hospitality Skills Training Company as well Marketing Director and founding member of the newly established African Dream Maker NGO.

We at Livingstone Tour Guide School South Africa make Tourist Guides representatives of Cape Town and the Western Cape. As a Tourist Guide you significantly influence whether visitors feel welcome, want to stay longer or decide to come back. Therefore you and our training contributes considerably to the promotion of the destination. We believe Tourist Guides must able to give travelers an understanding of the culture of the region and the way of life.  You help to protect our cultural and natural heritage by making visitors aware of its importance and vulnerability.
Tourist Guides are often the only local contact for travelers. As a well-trained Tour guide you can therefore contribute
greatly to a mutual understanding among nations and cultures.

All lecturers and guides are young, professional, highly educated and registered tourism experts.

We don’t stand still.
Our Tourist Guide Courses are permanently updated to the latest state of the Art.


Get In Touch

Jacques Nell

Email jacques@livingstonetourismacademy.co.za

Phone +27 (0) 84 730 1659

Or you can send us a Message Here

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Learner Campaign 2020 and FETC(Further Education and Training Certificate) Tourist Guiding Course outline.


Interested parties are welcome to contact us with Funding proposals.

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Tourist arrivals in South Africa are promising good job opportunities

Tourism is one of the biggest income stream for South Africa. Well educated Tour Guides are wanted and needed. The number of Tourists visiting is steadily increasing as you can see in the infographic below. So don’t wait ! Become a registered and accredited Tourist Guide with Livingstone Academy.

Number of tourists arriving in South Africa infographics

Source: https://www.statista.com/

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