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The Introduction Video introduces the lecturers, outlines the course content and handbook and explains that there will be some assessments as part of the course.
Video 1A introduces you to the tourism industry terminology.
Video 1B is a continuation of the terminology. After these two videos there are readings in the handbook including some more research on added terminology.
Video 2A covers Entrepreneurship and Business Entities. The first video concentrates on Entrepreneurship and setting goals for your business.
Video 2B concentrates on the 4 different business entities. After this there are some articles to read in the handbook as well as place for reflection.
Video 3 is the longest video covering Start Up of a new business and drafting a Business Plan. The handbook assists in drawing up a draft Business Plan.
Video 4A is one of 3 on Itineraries. This video helps designing a tour and all the considerations to think about when drawing up different itineraries.
Video 4B shows how to design an itinerary to market a tour and how to prepare and present a client quote. It includes pitfalls to avoid and useful tips.
Video 4C is the last video on Itineraries outlining the schedules the TO draws up for the guide, tour leader, client and driver. The handbook assists further.
Video 5A is part of 2 videos on Costing a tour. In the first video we look at the key areas when costing a tour, considerations and pitfalls to avoid.
Video 5B sets out how to cost a tour using Excel. The handbook assists further in costing and invoicing.
Video 6 is made up of 4 videos covering Insurance and Tax. Video 6A covers different types of insurances to consider.
‘Video 6A Continue’ covers Risk Management and drawing up your Terms and Conditions. There are great articles to read in the handbook.
Video 6B talks about Taxes and the pitfalls to avoid.
‘Video 6B Continue’ highlights the different types of taxes and how to manage being a provisional tax payer. There are further articles to read on tax in the handbook.
The Conclusion Video wraps up the course by highlighting the essential assessments that need to be completed and handed in for assessment.
This video covers ‘Care of the Customer’ for those who are not qualified tourist guides.
This video covers ‘Problem Handling by the guide’ and is for the who are not qualified tourist guides.
This is the third video covering ‘Minimising and Managing Emergencies’ for those who are not qualified as tourist guides.
This is the last video covering ‘Guiding Techniques and Skills’ for those who are not qualified tourist guides.