Travel & Tour Management


Higher National Diploma in Travel and Tour Management


Tourism is a fast-growing industry in the modern world which opens many career pathways annually. Sri Lanka as an Asian country also has a growing tourism industry with a considerable number of job requirements from island’s youth generation.

Higher National Diplomas in Travel and Tour Management course program in NVQ Level 5 and 6 is a good platform to develop the skills and knowledge required for middle-level jobs of Travel and Tourism Industry. The course duration is 3 years including 06 months’ foundation programme and On the Job Training Program for 06 months.

 


Programme Content


Ø Foundation (06 months)

  • Tour Guiding
  • Community-Based Tourism

Ø NVQ 05 – (01 year)


Semester 01

  1. Introduction to Tourism Industry
  2. Information in Tourism
  3. Tourist Services
  4. Travel Management
  5. Travel Agency Operations  
  • H55C001M01
  • H55C001M02
  • H55C001M03
  • H55C001M04
  • H55C001M05         

Semester 02

  1. Designing and development of tourism product
  2. Selling of Tourism Products
  3. Human Resource Management
  4. Financial Management and Accounting
  • H55C001M06
  • H55C001M07
  • H55C001M08
  • H55C001M09

 


Ø OJT – On the Job Training (06 months)


An on the job training for 6 months after students completed NVQ Level 5 which supervision by the National Apprentice and Industrial Training Authority (NAITA). This Training especially focus to develop the industrial knowledge of students in relevant fields in Travel & Tourism and Hospitality Industry.


Ø NVQ 06 –  (01 year)


Semester 01

  1. Tourism Infrastructure Management at Micro Level
  2. Occupational Health and Safety
  3. Resource Management in Tourism
  4. Legal Issues in Tourism Industry
  5. Economics in Tourism
  6. e-Business and e-Marketing in Tourism
  • H55C001M10
  • H55C001M11
  • H55C001M12
  • H55C001M13
  • H55C001M14
  • H55C001M15

Semester 02

  1. Promoting Tourism Product
  2. Risk Management in Tourism and Hospitality
  3. Research Methods
  4. Food and Beverages Services
  5. Front Office and Housekeeping Operations
  6. Supply chain Management
  • H55C001M16
  • H55C001M17
  • H55C001M18
  • H55C001M19
  • H55C001M20
  • H55C001M21

 


Employability Modules  


  1. Workplace Information Management
  2. Workplace Communication Management
  3. Planning and Scheduling work at workplace
  4. Problem Solving and Decision Making
  5. Teamwork and Leadership
  6. Creating and Maintaining of a Learning Culture
  • EMTM01
  • EMTM02
  • EMTM03
  • EMTM04
  • EMTM05
  • EMTM06