What will you learn in this Tourism Management : Skills Course ?

This course will show you how to manage the factors that affect a tourism business. You will learn how to combine elements like marketing, finance and human resource management to establish and maintain a successful tourist establishment or service.

Textbook costs included!

Textbooks can be extremely expensive and some institutions do not include it in the course fee. Not at College SA! Our study material and textbooks are included in the total course price, so you do not have to worry about sourcing your own textbooks. We will send you all the necessary study material to complete this course.

Course Cost and Duration

At College SA we offer you the following ways in which you can pay for your studies:


  • Total Price
    *A once-off R950.00 activation fee applies if you pay by debit order

What is included in the course fees?

  • Text books and study material
  • Courier fee

Course Start Dates

With College SA you can start studying whenever you want, there are no specific course start dates since we offer distance learning. Please speak to our Educational Planners about your enrolment and study options.

Assessments Information

You will need to submit a Portfolio of Evidence or assignments which will be used to determine your competency. Once you have successfully completed the Portfolio of Evidence or assignments you will receive a certificate confirming course completion.

Accreditation Info

Status: Non-accredited course
Type & reward: College SA Provider Programme - certificate confirming course completion
Provided by: College SA
Minimum credits: N/A

College SA has put together a range of courses that address the need for affordable skills development. These courses, made up from a range of providers as well as some of our own proprietary material, have been developed specifically for distance learners to help them gain skills. Although these courses are non-accredited, they are extremely valuable for many students since the information is relevant, up to date and will help you improve your job performance in your chosen field. These courses are typically more affordable than accredited courses, do not require formal exams to pass and are often structured in such a way that you can level up your skills as you go along. They are perfect for self-development and demonstrate to employers/potential employers your willingness to learn and improve yourself thereby increasing your ability to find a job or get a better job.

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Entry Requirements

  • Grade 10
  • Read and write English
  • At least 16 years old

What subjects make up this course:

What are subjects?

Subjects are the particular fields of study that are covered in a course. The subjects below make up this course and will need to be completed in order for you to complete this course.

This is the study material you will receive when you enrol for the Tourism Management Skills Course. Your study material for this course includes a study guide, textbook and assessment guide.

Tourism Management

Learn business skills such as finance, marketing and human resource management for the tourism industry. Understand what tourism management is, and discuss the terms development and consultancy. Develop your management skills to plan campaigns in order to develop new options for established destinations or, to launch new product-offerings that meet the needs of the modern tourist.

Topics covered in this module:

  • Introduction to tourism
  • History of tourism
  • Geography of tourism
  • Managing visitor attractions
  • Managing accommodation for tourists
  • Managing tourism distribution
  • The government and tourism
  • Managing small businesses and entrepreneurs
  • Managing human resources in tourism
  • Managing finance for tourism
  • Marketing tourism businesses
  • Managing tourism businesses
  • Managing tourism responsibilities