Become a registered and accredited Tour Guide in South Africa with our Distance Learning Courses
Our Online blended distance learning courses are offered on several dates as indicated in the Prospectus.
All the information you need to know to start your career in Tourism from your home.
Register as normal and select appropriate course date.
Indicate whether you want to do the Culture, Nature or combined Tour Guiding Course.
You can now start at any time that is convenient for you.
Alternatively please contact us on+27 (0) 71 684 7184 for a clear outline of the process.
Find out more details about our Online Guide Training in the Frequently Asked Questions.
WHAT CAN I EXPECT?
WHO CAN REGISTER?
Anyone with an interest in self-development and with good people skills
WHAT DO I NEED TO REGISTER?
A current certified copy of identification.
Current certified copy of highest academic qualification and/or proof of fundamental skills on level 3 of the National Qualification Framework.
HOW DO I REGISTER?
Register online at any time and on any date via official website and or.
Register through WhatsApp to 071 684 7184 at any time and on any date.
HOW DO I RECEIVE MY LEARNING MATERIAL?
Learning material will be sent to you via email and/or WhatsApp.
Sample projects and additional information will be available on Google documents and/or email and WhatsApp.
Access granted via password.
WHEN DO I RECEIVE MY LEARNING MATERIAL?
Learning material will be made available after your first day of training and will be send to you via email.
HOW WILL I ATTEND CLASSES?
Facilitated feedback sessions will be conducted on a daily basis through electronic media e.g. Zoom and WhatsApp
WHO WILL CONDUCT THE FACILITATION?
Our team of experts will be on hand to provide exactly the same facilitation services as during normal formative contact.
HOW WILL I DO MY PRACTICAL GUIDING?
Practical guiding will be booked after the completion of the formative theoretical component.
HOW DO I DO PRACTICAL GUIDING WHERE I AM?
Livingstone Tourism Academy has 10 assessors across the country and we will book your practical sessions with the assessor closest to you.
HOW LONG WILL THE COURSE TAKE?
The course is outlined in 400 notional hours which includes a formative period, a self-study period and an assessment period.
WHEN CAN I START?
You can start at any time and from anywhere in South Africa and/or internationally.
Your registration date will dictate the start of your 400 notional hours.
HOW DO I PAY?
Electronic bank transfer into the Livingstone Tourism Academy bank account.
Cash deposit at any bank and or ATM.
WHEN DO I PAY?
Payment arrangements can be negotiated on a case by case basis.