Introduction

It was established since 1992. Tour Guide Training Courses, Tour Guide (Refreshed Training Course) and Tourism Management (Basic) Courses are being delivered there.

Tour Guide Training

Learning Subjects

The following scopes are to be conducted in Tour Guide Training:

  1. To understand rules and regulations of Tourism
  2. To be aware of the principles and ethics that a tourist guide must follow
  3. To be able to provide the quality of guide service
  4. To raise consciousness in preserving religion and cultural heritage
  5. To understand the departmental functions related to tourism business
  6. To understand the terms and conditions related to tourism business
  7. To raise awareness in environmental conservation
  8. To understand the architecture and archeological subjects
  9. To understand Myanmar Literature and Culture as well as to enhance patriotic mindset
  10. To understand the traditions and customs of ethnic groups
  11. To enhance proficiency level in foreign languages

Procedures for Tour Guide Training

  1. Entrance Test (English, General Knowledge and Oral Test of related language)
  2. Course Fee    – (100,000) kyats
  3. Duration     – (2) months
  4. Certificate will be awarded after the completion of the program.

Qualifications

  • Must have the certificate of Matriculation Examination or any graduated.
  • Must have recommendation letter from the police station and ward administrator.
  • Must be proficient in one language at least.
  • Must be 18 year old at least, and have National Registration Card.
  • Must be interested in touris

 

Procedures for Regional Guide Training

  1. Entrance Test (English, General Knowledge)
    If the candidates are over 100 in a particular region, there will be an entrance test.
  2. Course Fee     – (100,000) kyats
  3. Duration     – (1) month
  4. Certification and Identity Card will be issued after the completion of the program.

Note: The course fee for this training program will be (100,000) kyats if it is conducted by the arrangement of a particular region and will cost (50,000) kyats if it is delivered by the financial support of the Ministry.

Qualifications

  1. Must have the certificate of Matriculation Examination or any graduated.
  2. Must have recommendation letter from the police station and ward administrator.
  3. Must be proficient in one language at least.
  4. Must be 18 year old at least, and have National Registration Card.
  5. Must be interested in tourism.
  6. Must be local resident of the region.

Procedures for Tourism Management Training

  1. Entrance Test (English, General Knowledge)
  2. Course Fee     – (100,000) kyats
  3. Duration      – (2) months
  4. Certificate will be awarded after the completion of the program

Qualifications

  1. Must be graduated.
  2. Must be interested in tourism.
  3. Must currently work in the field of Tourism or Hospitality Industry.
  4. Must be proficient in one language at least.
  5. Must be 18 year old at least, and have National Registration Card.

Tour Guide (Refreshed Course)

This training is intended to the ones who got Tour Guide License, but retained by the Ministry due to an expiry for over 3 years. Criteria are as follows:

  • Must be in the list of Tour Guide retained by Ministry.
  • Course Fee     – (50,000) kyats
  • Duration      – (2) weeks
  • After the program, tour guide license will be applicable to Directorate of Hotels and Tourism.

To Contact

Address:
No. (458-460), Yathar Condo 2nd floor, At the corner of 31st Street and Maharbandoola Street, Pabeden Township, Yangon.

Phone Number:
01-380621, 01-373792, 01-375194