Part Time Cape Town Course Programme (example)

  • Berkhamstead

    A tour guide's role is vital as often it's the tourist's first impression with the people and culture of the place they're visiting.

  • Table Bay and Cape Town City

    Cape Town, the Mother City of South Africa, capital of the Western Cape and the most beautiful city by the sea, is on everyone's 'bucket list'.

  • ‘Fynbos’ part of the Cape Floral Kingdom, the richest in the world with more than 8 500 different species and only found in the Western Cape.

    'Fynbos' part of the Cape Floral Kingdom, the richest in the world with more than
    8 500 different species and only found in the Western Cape.

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    Bontebok only found in South Africa and Lesotho, with the Western Cape home to the largest numbers.

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    Our 9 different Wine Regions offer tourists more than 500 different wine estates to visit and sample cultivars such as Sauvignon Blanc, Chenin Blanc, Merlot, Shiraz and even our own exclusive Pinotage.

  • Cederberg

    Tourist will love South Africa's sunshine and exquisite scenery. We offer many outdoor activities such as hiking in the Cedarberg Mountains. "Travel makes one modest, you see what a tiny place you occupy in the world." - Gustave Flaubert

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    Hermanus, only 1,5 hours from Cape Town, rated the best 'whale sighting' destination in the world. Join us for the Whale festival in September.

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    The spring flowers along the West Coast cover the land with a colourful carpet each year from July to September.

  • Paternoster

    Coastal towns along the Cape coastline offer tourists scenic beauty, tranquility and rest.

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    Share your love for Cape Town and South Africa with others by becoming a tourist guide. "Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Location: District Six Guest House, Cape Town


18:00Introduction and Explanation of Course Content Presentations, Assignments, Written Examinations
20:30Presentations informal assessment
 Tuesday18:00Guiding Techniques 1Guest lecturer
19:30Guidning Techniques 2Guest lecturer
 Saturday09:00KirstenboschGuest guide
 Monday18:00History 1 incl population groupsScott
19:30History 2 incl architectureScott
19:30Group itinerary project
 Saturday 08:30Tour of Historical Cape Town : Adderley St, Castle, District Six, Bokaap, Table Mountain, WaterfrontGuest guide
 Monday18:00Wine coursePieter de Waal
19:30Wine CoursePieter de Waal
 Tuesday18:00Communication SkillsJulie
19:30Geography of SAJulie
 Saturday08:30Visit De Grendal and Altydgedacht
 Monday18:00Table Mountain Natural ParkGuest lecturer
19:30Fauna of the W Cape – baboons, penguins, seals, whales, birdsJulie
 Tuesday18:00Cultures of Cape TownGuest lecturer
19:30Group ininerary 2Facilitator
 Saturday08:30Tour of the Winelands – practice presentationsJulie/Scott/Karen
 Monday18:00 Wine exam
20:00Marketing yourself as a tourist guideGuest Guide
Tuesday18:00Unit Standards – assignments explainedFacilitator
19:30Final exam preparation and final paperworkFacilitator
Saturday08:30Tour of the Peninsula – assessment presentationsJulie/Scott/Karen