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


Monday 17:30 REGISTRATION Scott
18:00 Introduction and Explanation of Course Content Presentations, Assignments, Written Examinations
20:30 Presentations informal assessment
21:30 Ends
 Tuesday 18:00 Guiding Techniques 1 Guest lecturer
19:30 Guidning Techniques 2 Guest lecturer
 Saturday 09:00 Kirstenbosch Guest guide
 Monday 18:00 History 1 incl population groups Scott
19:30 History 2 incl architecture Scott
 Tuesday 18:00 Itineraries Scott/Julie
19:30 Group itinerary project
 Saturday  08:30 Tour of Historical Cape Town : Adderley St, Castle, District Six, Bokaap, Table Mountain, Waterfront Guest guide
 Monday 18:00 Wine course Pieter de Waal
19:30 Wine Course Pieter de Waal
 Tuesday 18:00 Communication Skills Julie
19:30 Geography of SA Julie
 Saturday 08:30 Visit De Grendal and Altydgedacht
 Monday 18:00 Table Mountain Natural Park Guest lecturer
19:30 Fauna of the W Cape – baboons, penguins, seals, whales, birds Julie
 Tuesday 18:00 Cultures of Cape Town Guest lecturer
19:30 Group ininerary 2 Facilitator
 Saturday 08:30 Tour of the Winelands – practice presentations Julie/Scott/Karen
 Monday 18:00  Wine exam
20:00 Marketing yourself as a tourist guide Guest Guide
Tuesday 18:00 Unit Standards – assignments explained Facilitator
19:30 Final exam preparation and final paperwork Facilitator
Saturday 08:30 Tour of the Peninsula – assessment presentations Julie/Scott/Karen