Prospective students who enjoy interacting with customers and want to learn more about the travel and tourism industry should consider pursuing this IIE qualification. If developing travel itineraries and sharing information about travel and tourism destinations is your idea of fun, then you should consider the IIE Higher Certificate in Travel.
WHAT YOU CAN BECOME
Graduates of the IIE Higher Certificate in Travel can choose from a variety of jobs in the travel industry. Start off as a junior travel consultant in a travel agency, a passenger handling agent or airline check-in agent, or work as a reservation consultant.
SKILLS YOU WILL DEVELOP
This IIE qualification enhances your creative, problem solving and analytical skills and encourages strong communication and numeracy skills.
TIME NEEDED TO COMPLETE YOUR QUALIFICATION
Full-time: This is a one-year full-time qualification offered by The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE). Full-time lecturers take place during the day at the following campuses:
Braamfontein, Cape Town, Pretoria CBD, Pietermaritzburg, Durban CBD, Bloemfontein, Port Elizabeth and Polokwane.
Part-time: This is also available over 18 months as a part-time qualification with lectures taking place at the following campuses Braamfontein,
Pretoria CBD and
Online/Distance learning: This qualification can also be completed on the online/distance learning option. The modules will be offered on IIE Learn where additional support is viable for students especially in the distance space. Distance modules are only offered in bundles, there are two bundles (semester 1 and semester 2). You can do a maximum of two bundles a year and you cannot register for individual modules. Speak to your sales consultant for more information on the bundles. No application fee for IIE online/distance learning.
THE WEIGHT YOUR FUTURE QUALIFICATION CARRIES
This Higher Certificate is accredited by the Council on Higher Education (CHE) and is registered by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) as a 120-credit qualification on Level 5 (SAQA ID No: 105734). On successful completion you will receive a Higher Certificate in Travel qualification from The Independent Institute of Education (The IIE), the leading registered private provider of higher education in South Africa.