National N Diploma: Tourism N4-N6

Qualification: NatNDipTour(DHET)
QCTO NATED/16/0207 DHET NO.: 0599992549SAQA ID: [N4-66910] [N5-66978] [N6-67013]



What is Tourism?

The National Certificates N4-N6 in Tourism is accredited by the Department of Higher Education and Training and Quality assured. This programme aims to equip learners with the necessary knowledge and skills for a career in tourism with the focus on the travel sector. Upon completion of the 18-month theoretical component, students must complete an 18-month practical component by working in the tourism industry. This ensures that students are well prepared to face the world of work as an employee in the tourism industry.

Entrance Requirement

  • Grade 12
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively in English
  • Prospective students will be required to undergo a placement assessment prior to acceptance.

Course Duration

18 months


Upon successful completion of the N4+N5+N6 National N Diploma and the relevant 18 months practical workplace learning, the learner will be awarded the National N Diploma Level 6 from the Department of Higher Education.

Career Pathway

  • Tour Operators
  • Tourism Information Officer
  • Cruise Consultant
  • Ground Crew
  • Car Rental Agents