Good news...the validity of a tourist guide registration is officially 3 years. Anyone who renews or registers from now will have a card valid for 3 years.
I would like to provide some clarity for anyone who might be confused about how one gets a CATHSSETA (former THETA) certificate.
Upon registration with a CATHSSETA accredited training provider, the provider will register you as a learner with CATHSSETA. A learner number is generated which should look something like this: 613/L/001699/2014
It would Seem that Not only do Tour operators Visit this Site But Individual Travellers As Well from across The Globe. And I Have recieved numerous enquiries. Ich beantworten Ihre Nachrichten Kerne. I Can organise Tours For any Region in Southern Africa with Game drives; accommodation; Transport; and Transfers. Flights; Travel Insurance; and Extras For your own Account. (T&C apply). Emails Can be sent To firstname.lastname@example.org. Day Tours in and around Johannesburg Can be arranged aswell.
South Africa’s population now stands at about 54million, according to Statistics South Africa's (StatsSA) figures released on Thursday.
This is an estimated 844 000 (1,58%) net increase in the number people between July 2013 and July 2014.
According to the figures, 30% of South Africans are younger than 15 years and only 8.4% (4,54 million) is 60 years and older.
We cordially hereby would like to give notice and invite you to the Annual general Meeting of the Gauteng Guides Association to be held on Monday the 4 August at the South African Military museum Saxonwold.
Date: Monday 4 August 2014
Time: 09:30 for 10:00
Venue : National Museum of Military History
Delville Wood room
22 Erlswold way
Where do you go after 20 years of guiding in the industry????? Become an Assessor??? Well; I wanted to but then they told me there are no posts available. So; what other options are there? - I did something - always wanted to. Drive open game vehicles and become a Fgasa guide! Its a daunting task indeed! And I take my hat off to Fgasa guides. The terminology is scary to say the least! Wish me luck!
It is with a sad heart that I have to inform Tourist Guides that Andre van Niekerk, National Tourist Guide (AllRound Tours) has passed away whilst on tour in the Northern Cape. Andre, we will miss you my friend.
Gauteng Guides are once again facilitating First Aid refresher courses for Tourist Guides wanting to renew their registration with GTA. We apologise for some of the miscommunication in the last month or so as our service provider were changing premises.
All guides attending these refresher courses must be already registered tourist guides and only need to re register, so no first timers.
The Community of Expert Practitioners (CEP) comprising industry representatives from the tourist guiding sector together with the CATHSSETA who have been appointed as the Development Quality Partner (DQP) are busy with the review of the Tourist Guide Qualification as per the processes stipulated by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO).
The development of occupational qualifications results in three distinct, but equally important documents. These are the:
occupational qualification document,
the occupational curriculum document and the
MARIANNHILL (The valley of 1000 hills), Kwazulu-Natal: Here are the remains of the almost forgotten great man who gave South Africans the most famous street in the world, VILAKAZI STREET in SOWETO. This is the only street in the world where two Nobel laureates (former president Nelson Mandela and Archbishop Desmond Tutu) AND an author NIQ MHLONGO once lived. Who was BW VILAKAZI?
* An educator, novelist, poet, and scholar
* He was the first black South African to earn a PHD in 1946
* The first black South African to teach white South Africans at university level (Wits University)
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