PART-TIMETourismMonday & Wednesday evening classes

About this programme

Are you looking for a career that is exciting, internationally relevant and allows you to work with people?

You’ve found it!

Tourism and Hospitality is the world’s single biggest industry and remains one of the fastest-growing sectors both locally and internationally.

Opportunities in this industry are endless.

If you dream of seeing the world, you’ll have a qualification that will open doors for you in South Africa, the rest of Africa and other countries.

Let Unigrad College help you take off with the National N Certificate in Tourism (NCert N4)!

Certification on successful completion of studies

Admission requirements

National Senior Certificate (Grade 12).  If you are currently in grade 12 you apply with your final grade 11 results and your most recent grade 12 results.

Should you be accepted on the above you are still required to pass Grade 12.

An appropriate National Certificate (N3) or equivalent may also be considered for students who do not have a grade 12 National Senior Certificate.

Programme duration

  • The duration is 1 year of part-time lectures presented by qualified professionals.  Lectures are held twice a week on a Monday and Wednesday evening (17:30 – 19:30).

Semester 1: January / February – June
Semester 2: July – November

Certification on successful completion of studies


  • Tourism Communication N4
  • Travel Services N4
  • Travel and Office Procedures N4
  • Tourist Destinations N4

Students write national examinations set and administered by the Department of Higher Education (DHET).  Successful students will graduate National Certificate: N4 Tourism (SAQA ID# 66910; NQF Level 5)

Continuation with studies…National N Diploma: Tourism

After completing and passing all four N4 subjects, students may continue with Tourism N5 and N6.  On completion of N4 – N6 in addition to 2000 practical hours in the tourism industry, students can obtain the National N Diploma in Tourism.