WSQ Tourist Guide Programme

Introduction

The WSQ Tourist Guide Training Programme aims to equip learners with the essential knowledge and application skills to describe Singapore heritage, culture, key landmarks, memorials, recommend Singapore experience, write & review tour commentary, conduct tour and enhance the guiding techniques of learners. 

 

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this programme, learners will be able to apply a wide-range of skills and knowledge including:

No. Units  
1. Create Customer Experience  
2. Handle Arrival and Departure of Visitors  
3. Promote Singapore as a Tourist Destination + Apply Tourism Knowledge (Integrated)  
4. Write Tour Commentary  
5. Conduct Tour  
 

 

Duration

  • E-learning (50 hours)
  • Applied Learning (182 hours)
  • Assessment (12 hours)
  • Part-time: Class room Training (Tue & Thu or Mon & Wed:6.45 to 9.45pm and Sat: 9.00am to 4.00pm or )

    Practical Trips (Sat: 9.00am to 6.00pm and Some Suns: 9.00am to 6.00pm)

  • Full-time: Classroom Training & Practical Trips (Mon - Fri, 9.00am - 6.00pm)

Mode of Instruction

E-learning, lectures (short presentation), group activities, discussions, peer sharing, case studies, role play, field tour practical exercises and written assignments

 

Certification

Upon successful completion of the programme, participants will receive the WSQ Statement of Attainments (SOAs) and the Tourist Guide License from Singapore Tourism Board.

 

Compulsory to

  • Attend Course Preview
  • Apply for Course
  • Attend and pass the Interview assesment

Benefits of WSQ Tourism

  • All course syllabus, curriculum, and structure under WSQ framework are designed in accordance to the industry needs of Singapore and skills sets standards by the SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG).
  • Students can benefit through a combination of learning instructions during the course of their studies.
  • The Tourism WSQ is recognised by the industry, and allows recognition of learning achievements through a variety of learning options.
  • Certificates are directly awarded by SSG; nationally endorsed and recognised by the tourism industry.
  • WSQ qualifications will help enhance employability locally or overseas.
 

 

 

Please click on either the English / Mandarin button below to register for the WSQ Tourist Guide course preview.

 

 

 

Entry Requirement

·        Over 21 years old of age and medically fit

·        English proficiency to listen, speak, read and write in clear and confident manner, and possess GCE “O” Level pass in English (Min Grade B4) or workplace literacy skills at proficiency level equivalent to WSQ WPL Level 6 as stated in the Employability Skills WSQ Framework (for application of Tourist Guide Licence)

·        Basic knowledge of Tourism industry and organisational products and services

·        Preferably 1 year of working experience; and

·        Attitudes that include:

o             Being honest to visitors and management

o             Being warm, friendly and helpful

o             Being welcoming to visitors

o             Being prompt and proactive in meeting visitor needs

o             Being passionate in providing customer experience attraction/destination      

 

Please click on either the English / Mandarin button below to register for the WSQ Tourist Guide course preview.

 

 

 

Fees

S$
Tuition Fee
4,712.00
Self Sponsored Singapore Citizen / Singapore PR ≥ 21 years above 
 
Less SSG Funding
3,769.60
Tuition Fee after Funding
942.40
GST
329.84
NETT Fee Payable
1272.24
Self Sponsored Singapore Citizen ≥ 40 years above only
 
Less SSG Funding 
4,240.80
Tuition Fee after Funding
471.20
GST
329.84
NETT Fee Payable
801.04
Self Sponsored Singapore Citizen only ≥ 35 years old ≤ $2000  WTS  
 
Less SSG Funding
4476.40
Tuition Fee after Funding
235.60
GST
329.84
NETT Fee Payable
565.44
Other Fee
 
Application Fee (non-refundable)
130.00
GST
9.10
NETT Fee Payable
139.10

** A translation fee of S$600 (Inclusive of GST) will be charged if the guiding language for the examination differs from the language of instruction during the program.

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Please click on either the English / Mandarin button below to register for the WSQ Tourist Guide course preview.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Class Commencement Dates

For Commencement dates, kindly refer to our Programme Calendar.