GTTP is a multi-country educational program to introduce high school learners to career opportunities in Travel & Tourism

Types of qualifications

There are so many types of qualifications available on the market, that it is difficult to understand what all the different ones mean. Here is a summary of the types of qualifications available:

Type of Qualification Explanation
Degree 3 – 4 years of higher education, often very theoretical
National Diploma 3 year qualifications offered by Univeristy of Technologys at Higher Education level
Certificate 1 – 2 years at Higher or Further Education level, can be very practical and skill orientated
Learnership A formal apprentice-ship type of program where you spend time n industry and at a training provider. A learnership must culminate in the achievement of a certificate or a diploma.
Skills Program A short course to develop specific skills – such as waitering, room attending, etc