Tourguide Courses

Professional Tourguide and Tourism Studies 2019

Do you want to become a professional tour guide? Do you like to meet people from all over the world? Do you understand and speak English well? Do you like to learn more about the history, nature and marine life of Zanzibar? Do you like to learn skills such as customer care, complaint handling, computer skills, cross cultural understanding, career development, and more? Do you want to improve your career opportunities? Do you want to become a professional tour guide?

Then hurry up and apply for our next training course starting in September 2019. Come and fill out an application form at Kawa Training Center (Kiponda Street, Kiponda, Stone Town) or call us at 0777957995 for more information!


Start and duration

September 2019-May 2020

The total course lasts 9 months. Full time, classes are  from Mondays to Fridays from 9:00am to 4:30pm

It consists of 3 modules;

Module 1 – Basic Tourism:

Business Skills and Record keeping, Career Development, Computer Skills, Customer Care, English, presentation skills, Marketing, Sustainable Tourism, Tourism Legislation, History,  field trips

Module 2 Tour guide Specialization:

English, presentation skills, history, cultural tourism, flora & fauna, marine life, research skills, tour guide practice, computer skills, field trips

Module 3 Field placements/assignments

 Entry requirements

  • English intermediate level-B1
  • Basic Computer skills Certificate
  • Zanzibar ID
  • Age between 18-35 years old

 Test and interview

During the application period each candidate has to participate in an English level test (10.000) and a motivation interview. Admission level is B1 level, which is intermediate or higher.

Registration requirements

  • Filled out registration form download here
  • Copies of certificates of prior education
  • Copy of identity card
  • 1 Passport picture


The total training fee is TZS 500.000 ; to be paid prior to the start of the training, or in installments.  The fee includes tuition, all books and excursions.

 Download application form:


For more information

Call: 0777957995