Luxury Safaris Southern Africa, Earthstompers Adventures and the SALT group has identified a total mismatch between the growing tourism industry needs and the available skill sets – which is unimaginable in a country with 50% youth unemployment. We aim to bridge the skills gap for unemployed youth in order to facilitate their entry into the tourism industry. Tourism Boot Camp has three separate modules, each focusing on a different sector of the tourism industry:

Tour Consultant Boot Camp offered by PG Tops and Luxury Safaris

Guide Boot Camp offered by Earthstompers Adventures

Accommodation Boot Camp offered by Saltycrax Backpackers and SALT Boutique Guest House

2019 course dates:

4 February (consultant training)

10 June  (guide training)

8 July (accommodation training)

14 August (guide training)

30 September (consultant training)

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Tour Consultant Curriculum

 

WEEK 1: TOURS & LOGISTICS

WEEK 1: TOURS & LOGISTICS

Seasonality – Bespoke Consulting – Timelines – Key Selling Points

WEEK 2: ACTIVITIES & PRESENTATION

WEEK 2: ACTIVITIES & PRESENTATION

Customization – Front of House – Voice coaching – Role playing

WEEK 3: TECHNICAL &  ITINERARIES

WEEK 3: TECHNICAL & ITINERARIES

Excel – Email – Formatting – Consulting

WEEK 4: EDUCATIONALS

WEEK 4: EDUCATIONALS

Tours – Site Visits – Industry partners

What does it cost?

ZERO COST

Tourism Boot Camp is a completely free internship – if you pass the rigorous week-by-week evaluations, you can expect to spend six weeks in total. Four weeks to graduate boot camp, followed by a two week placement at an industry partner. Your two weeks at an industry partner will serve as your employment “audition” for further employment, either permanent or fixed term.  Junior salaries in industry range from R3500 to R8,000 per month depending on the placement.

Are you ready to kickstart your career?

APPLY NOW

The next Reservations Consultant Boot Camp kicks off on Monday 30 September. Applications open from 1 August and interviews will commence during the first two weeks in September.

Contact information

  • 021 380 0266
  • info@tourismbootcamp.co.za
  • Unit 13, Prodev Park 2,
    Aviation Crescent,
    Airport City,
    Cape Town