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Western Cape Tourism Buddies Project Graduations
Deputy Minister Tokozile Xasa

The Department of Tourism, through its Social Responsibility Implementation (SRI) Programme, will host a graduation ceremony to honour students in the Western Cape who participated in the Tourism Buddies progammme in the 2014/15 financial year.
 
Deputy Minister of Tourism, Ms. Tokozile Xasa, will officiate over the ceremony where more than four hundred and eighty fifty (485) students will receive their CATHSSETA accredited National Certificate in Accommodation Services NQF Level 2, and National Certificate in Food and Beverages NQF level 4.
 
In the 2014/2015 financial year, the Department of Tourism approved the training of learners in the Western Cape area. The learners enrolled on a 12-month learnership programme composed of 30% theory and 70% practical training, during which they were placed at various hospitality establishments within the province for workplace training.

Members of the media are invited to attend the ceremonies as follows:

Date: 13 November 2015
Time:  09h00 for 09h30
Venue:  George Civic Centre – George 

Programme: 

09h00 – 09h30 - Media arrive and register
              09h45 - Graduation commences
              12h05 - Photo opportunity and interview opportunity [15 min]

Kindly confirm your attendance by no later than 09 November 2015 to:

Mr Thapelo Mohale
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6619
E-mail: tmohale@tourism.gov.za

OR
     
Ms Sindi Zwane
Telephone: +27 (0) 12 444 6620   
E-mail: szwane@tourism.gov.za