South Africa

all South Africa
What are the basic qualifications for a guide?: 

Grade 12 minimum

Is licensing for Guides required? How is it obtained? How often must it be renewed?: 

Registration with the Department of Tourism (Government)
Licences have to be renewed every three years

Who is responsible for certification?: 

Tourism, Hospitality, and education Training Authority (THETA), accredits the training.

Training by Whom? Theory & Practice.: 

Training by Accredited Training providers (Universities, Colleges, and private providers.

Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Full Day: 
Approximate fees in Euro or local currency: Half Day: 
Fees decided by tourism authority, association, or guide?: 

Guide Assn.

Problems faced by guides at this location: 

Illegal Guiding Foreign Tour Guides Low Fees/Remuneration Too Many Guides Lack of Mutual Co-Operation

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Updated on: 02/11/19

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