International Tour Guiding and Administration - Air Travel & Related Studies Center | Educartis

KSh90000 Per Semester

3 years
On Campus


Course Overview

This three year Diploma in International Tour Guiding and Administration is designed to equip students with a solid foundation in all aspects of the travel and tourism sector. The on-campus programme adopts an integrated approach to give students both the theoretical knowledge and practical skills needed to maximise career opportunities in this rapidly expanding industry. 

Tourism is a major force in the economy of the world and the need for qualified tour guides is always growing. If you're good at public speaking and are interested in nature, history and arts, this can be the ideal profession for you. Our uniquely structured program will provide you with all the tools you need to gain a serious edge over the competition and significantly increase your employment potential.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Diploma in International Tour Guiding and Administration. 
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How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

Upon completion of this programme, graduates will be able to: 

  • Provide high quality, informative and entertaining tour guides for visitors. 
  • Implement best safety and environmental practice in the tour experience. 
  • Demonstrate skills in outdoor leadership, guiding, and group management. 
  • Plan and conduct customised itineraries and activities.
  • Provide and co-ordinate first aid in compliance with Safety and Health requirements. 

Certification obtained

Diploma in International Tour Guiding and Administration 

What jobs will I qualify for?

The job prospects for graduates of this course are immense and include:

  • Tour Guides
  • Travel Agents 
  • Tourist Officers with the Ministry of Tourism
  • International Tour Manager 

When do I start?

Next available course

Admission Criteria

The Diploma in International Tour Guiding and Administration was designed for participants who have:

  • A keen sense of travel
  • An outgoing personality
  • Excellent communications skills. 

For all courses at the Air Travel and Related Studies Centre, a Leaving Certificate is generally required. 

How do I apply?

Early application and enrolment is advised on all our courses, due to a high level of demand. To apply, you must: 

  • Fill in an application form before the admission date
  • Bring your Leaving Certificate and all other relevant documents to our main campus 
  • Call or visit us to check availability for your preferred course, if your admissions form is delayed 

Payment options

The course fee for this diploma is 90,000 KES per semester. We offer a flexible payment option per semester as follows: 

  • 50% of course fee in the first month 
  • 25% of course fee in the second month
  • 25% of course fee in the third month 

Detailed course information

This course is completed on-campus at our Air Travel and Related Studies Centre. It combines theory work with 6 mandatory course safaris to give you a learning experience that extends well beyond the classroom. 

The course outline is as follows: 

  • Fundamentals of Eco Tourism 
  • Touristic Geography 
  • Social Studies
  • First Aid
  • Travel and Tourism (Foundation, Consultant, Management and Senior Management Levels) 
  • Customer Service 
  • Course Excursions and Tours 

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