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Introduction to Culture Guiding
Tourist guiding



Skills Programme Culture Site Guide TGD/CulSGd/2/0028


Exit outcomes

Research, plan, conduct and conclude walking / driving tour on site / local area (e.g. township).


Delivery options

Available on request as a facilitated course for groups of 6 / more


Career path

*Culture Site Guide for a local site / region. This is the entry level for culture guiding.



9-12 weeks


Description of Introduction to Culture Guiding NQF L2

The course is aimed at imparting skills required for conducting tours on a site / local area. Research will mainly involve interviewing locals for history, traditions and other information about the local area.

What is required to do?

filter_1Attend theoretical and practical coaching workshops

filter_2Participate in practical research in preparation of guided tour

filter_3Complete and submit practical tasks and present a 20-40 minute walking tour of your local site/area 

Course content and modules
MODULE 1: Introduction to South Africa
MODULE 2: Legal and ethical behaviour 
MODULE 3: Health and Safety
MODULE 4: Communication and client care
MODULE 5: Research and plan a culture guided experience
MODULE 6: Conduct and conclude a culture guided experience