Diploma in Tour Guiding and Administration

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General Information

Duration: 1 year

Certification: KIPM Examination Board

Overview

The programme extends the knowledge obtained at Certificate Level and concentrates on providing students with the additional knowledge, skills and techniques required for the efficient management of Tourism and travel.

Target Group

The Course is useful to learners from all disciplines who are managers, team members in private and public sector and fresh students in the course.

Course Content/ Units

The following are course units:

  • Eco Tourism
  • Customer Service
  • Social Studies
  • Touristic Geography
  • Travel & Tourism (Foundation, Consultant, Management & Senior Management Levels)
  • Professional Techniques in Tour Operations
  • Advanced Professional Techniques in Tour Operations
  • First Aid

Intakes are in Jan /June/ September

The recruitment for the January intake is done between November and December; June intake is done between April to May and September intake is done between July to August.

Kindly be informed that due to high demand of our training services, competition for places is also high hence prospective students will be given admission on first come first serve basis. Only suitably qualified applicants will be considered

Modes of Study Include:

Through lectures, tutorials, seminars/ journal clubs, practical and a research project.

Timing:

  • Morning Sessions Only - (8.00 AM - 12.00 PM)
  • Afternoon Sessions Only -(2.00 PM - 5.00 PM)
  • Evening Sessions Only (5.30 PM - 7.30 PM)
  • Saturday Sessions Only (8.00 AM - 5.30 PM)
  • Saturday & Sunday Only (8.00 AM - 5.30 PM)
  • Distance Learning Only (Meeting once a month on a Saturday)
  • E-learning Only (Consultation and Examination done online)

Learners will be attached to a tutor to guide them in their assignments. The tutor will effectively supervise the student irrespective of their mode of study.

During the study period students will be required to do WORK BASED ASSIGNMENTS which will account for 15% and CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT TEST (CAT) another 15% making a total of 30% of the final scores. At the end of each semester the final examinations will be taken and will account for 70% of the final score.

Entry Requirements
  1. KCSE ‘C’ or KCE Div.3 or its equivalent
Note: Only qualified applicants will be given go ahead to pay the required tuition and other forms of fees.
Fees Structure & Payment Procedure
Distance Learning and E- Learning Mode Fees
Amount (Kshs)
Application Fee ( Non-Refundable) 2,000
Tuition Fees (Distance Learners)
50,000
Examination Fees
18,000
Assignment Defense Fees
5,000
Total
75,000

On campus Mode Fees
Amount (Kshs)
Application Fee ( Non-Refundable) 2,000
Tuition Fees (On campus)
70,000
Examination Fees
18,000
Assignment Defense Fees
5,000
Total
95,000

Payment Mode:

Non-refundable application fee of Ksh. 2,000 to be sent with application forms and relevant certificates.

Students will be allowed to pay fees in the following schemes:

  1. Payment in full
  2. payment in two (2) installments
  3. payment in three (3) installments
NB: Non-East African students pay 25% more on all charges.

Fee is payable by bankers cheque or cash deposit to:
'Project Management Group Ltd' A/c No. 01136056408200 Cooperative Bank, Stima Plaza Branch Nairobi.

Swift code (KCOOKENA), Sort code (11035)

To facilitate admission, students must complete the form and return/send to us with the following relevant documents:
- Copies of Relevant Academic certificates
- Two coloured passport size photographs
- A copy of National ID or Passport
- Detailed CV

At enquiry stage, the applicant is issued the official KIPM course application form downloadable at home page or
Click on the icon to Download Application Form

For more information, kindly contact the Training Coordinator on Tel: +254 20 2016637 or 0727 595550 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
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