Faculty of Tourism, Hospitality & Humanities

We Offer A Wide Range Of High Quality Of Education And 4IR Based Courses.

SCHOOL OF TOURISM, CATERING AND HOSPITALITY

Diploma In Tourism

Course Description 

The tourism industry is an exciting field in which students have to be commited, pasionate and willing to display excellent customer service skills. A career in tourism is demanding and requires people with good interpersonal and communication skills, a dedication to quality and good service. Students are thus equipped with the necessary knowledge, practical skills, competence and understanding required for successful employment in the Tourism industry

Admission Requirement

The minimum requirement for this program is a
• Grade 12/NSC or N3 Certificate
• A minimum E symbol for English Second Language and Tourism is required.

The selection and placement of students is based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the program, and
• Availability of space

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Tourism Communication N4
• Tourist Destination N4
• Travel Procedures N4
• Travel Services N4

• Tourism Communication N5
• Tourist Destination N5
• Travel Procedures N5
• Travel Services N5

• Tourist Destination N6
• Hotel Reception
• Travel Office Procedures N6
• Travel Services N6
• Computer Practice N6

Career Opportunities

• Junior Travel Consultant
• Airline Ground Crew
• Foreign Exchange Agents
• Reservations Agents and Inter-City Coach Companies
• Tour Operator
• Tourism Information Officer
• Cruise Consultant

Diploma In Hospitality and Catering Services

Course Description 
This course is designed to focus on 3 disciplines in the hospitality field i.e Professional Cookery, Accommodation & House Keeping and Food & Beverage management. Graduate Institute of South Africa Hospitality Department pride itself in offering Hospitality students the opportunity to refine, re-design and perfect their cooking and have management skills in this dynamic, growing industry. The qualification places equal emphasis on the academic, practice and integrated learning experience of the student.

Admission Requirements 
The minimum requirement for this program is a
• Grade 12
• The ability to communicate effectively in English •
• Prospective students will be required to undergo a placement assessment to assess suitability prior to acceptance

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Catering Theory and Practical N4
• Applied Management N4
• Nutrition and Menu Planning N4
• Sanitation and Safety N4

• Catering Theory and Practical N5
• Applied Management N5
• Food Beverage Service N5
• Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4

• Catering Theory and Practical N6
• Applied Management N6
• Communication and Human Relations N6
• Computer Practice N6

Career Opportunities

• Hotel, Restaurant and Guesthouse Management
• Food and Beverage Service
• Function Catering
• Test Kitchens
• Testing Room facilitator
• Commis Chef/Chef de Parties
• Conference and Banqueting

SCHOOL OF HUMANITIES

Diploma In Public Relations Management

Public Relations qualification assists students with a better understanding of the inter-relationship between the public relations management function and other related business functions including the marketing aspects of the business. Students will acquire the skills to improve corporate images and to release formal company statements that persuade stakeholders to maintain a certain view about the organization and its leadership.

Admission Requirements 
The minimum requirement for this program is a:
• Grade 12
• The ability to communicate effectively in English

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Office practice  N4
• Introductory information processing N4
• Information processing  N4
• Communication N4
• Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4

• Office Practice N5
• Public Relations N5
• Information processing  N5
• Communication N5

• Public Relations N6
• Information processing N6
• Marketing Management
• Entrepreneurship and Business Management N5

Career Opportunities

• Public Relation Officer
• Marketing Offcer
• Brand Ambassador
• Content Manager
• Lobbyist

Diploma In Medical Secretary 

Course Description 

Medical secretaries deal with consultants’ correspondence, making appointments, handling patients’ queries and liaising with other healthcare staff. Sometimes they may work under the title ‘personal assistant’. In a GP practice, they handle letters and phone calls about a range of different conditions. This is a responsible job, as medical secretaries are expected to use their own initiative, make decisions and deal with patients and their relatives who are worried or upset about their illness.

Admission Requirement

The minimum requirement for this program is a
• Grade 12/NSC or N3 Certificate
• A minimum E symbol for English Second Language

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the programme, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Communication N4
• Infomation Processing N4
• Office Practice N4
• Medical Practice N4

• Communication N5
• Infomation Processing N5
• Office Practice N5
• Medical Practice N5

• Communication N6
• Infomation Processing N6
• Office Practice N6
• Medical Practice N6

Career Opportunities

On completion of this National N Diploma in Medical secretary (NDipMedSec), you will be able to confidently execute your secretarial skills, with an in-depth understanding as an Administrative Secretary in a Hospital, Clinical Support Staff, Receptionist, Medical Personal Assistant etc.

Diploma in Edu-Care

Course Description 

This qualification is aimed primarily at giving the learners technical, theoretical, practical and workplace knowledge, and skills required in Educare. The design of the qualification is such as that if taken sequentially with related N courses i.e N4 + N5 + N6,  it enables learners to progressively obtain the National N Diploma once the required practical work is completed.

Admission Requirements 
The minimum requirement for this program is:
• Grade 12
• Minimum of level 3 for English

Course Duration

• N4 – N6 (18 Months)
• Relevant practical experience (18 months)

The selection & placement of students are based on:

• Academic results of the student,
• Cost-effectiveness of the program, and
• Availability of Space

Subjects / Modules

• Education N4
• Day Care Personnel Development N4
• Child Health N4
• Educare Didactics: Theory and Practical N4

• Day Care Communication N5
• Education Psychology N5
• Educare Didactics: Theory and Practical N5
• Entrepreneurship and Business Management N4

• Day Care Communication N6
• Education Psychology N6
• Day Care Management N6
• Educare Didactics: Theory and Practical N5

Career Opportunities

• Day Care Manager
• Child Care Teacher Assistant
• Pre-School Teacher (excluding Grade R)
• Au Pair
• Entrepreneur

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We Offer A Wide Range Of High Quality Of Education And 4IR Based Courses.

The Graduate Institute of South Africa offers quality education that is accredited by the QCTO, MICT SETA, Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, Charted Institute of Management Accountants and many more.

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