Tourism Courses

Combine your love for interacting with and meeting new people with your love for travel and adventure. Enrol for our Tourism Courses today and embark on an incredible career journey. There are multiple opportunities for growth within this industry and each job comes with its own benefits. 

Why Tourism?

Over the years the tourism industry has grown rapidly. This industry has created multiple job opportunities for locals and allows people to become self-employed. Due to globalisation and other factors, the number of people who travel for both business and leisure has grown. Why not take advantage of that and consider a career in this industry?

Reasons get Into Tourism

There are multiple reasons you should explore your options in the tourism industry. This is a highly rewarding job that has many benefits. Here are some of the reasons you should get into tourism:

  • A chance to earn a respectable income.
  • Share your travel knowledge with clients.
  • Help create everlasting memories.
  • An opportunity for self-employment.
  • A chance to create bonds with returning clients and suppliers.
  • Travel benefits – discounts, invitations for site inspections and more.

Benefits of Tourism Courses With Matric College

Tourism is one of the fastest-growing industries, which means that there are multiple career options you can explore. There is a demand for experienced professionals in the industry, so why not become a part of this booming industry? Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy when enrolling in one of our Tourism Courses.

Expand Your Knowledge

The best way to expand your knowledge on the travel and tourism industry is through studying. The knowledge you will gain depends heavily on the programme you’ve enrolled in. At Matric College, you can choose between two pathways – Tourism Marketing and Tourism Management. Both programmes teach you about customer service, first aid and Business English.

Student Support

We love our students and will go the extra mile to help them succeed. Need assistance with your study-related queries? Our friendly academic support team is always happy to assist. You can drop your question. Chat to them via WhatsApp or email. All queries that come in before 3 pm will be handled before the end of the workday. 

Unity Within the Community

Worried that you will miss out on the classroom experience? We bring you virtual classrooms in the form of study groups. Here you can chat with your peers regarding your study programme. Need help with a study-related query? You can get support from your ‘classmates’ in these groups. Use the opportunity to network and help others.

Share Your Expertise

If you are a seasoned traveller, why not use the opportunity to share your expertise with others? Your knowledge could be useful to first-time and even experienced travelers. There are different kinds of travellers with unique needs. Some prefer to explore the popular destinations most tourists go, while others prefer to go off the beaten track. Help them create everlasting memories.

What Skills do I Need to Work in the Tourism Industry?

The most important skills you need to have include communications skills as well as customer service. Your days will include communicating with colleagues, clients and suppliers. It’s important for you to have excellent communication skills to help increase your overall productivity. Your communication skills will also be useful when it comes to solving problems. Some of the other skills you need include:

  • Multi-tasking
  • Listening comprehension
  • Problem-solving 
  • Cultural-awareness
  • Attention to detail
  • Professionalism

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Speak to one of our course consultants 012 762 7100 to register.

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Last Updated: 23 February, 2020