This program is tailored for people interested in becoming Licensed Tourist Guides under the purview of the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Cultures in Malaysia. KAGC has been approved by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Cultures (MOTAC) to conduct the licensed Tourist Guide course. If you enjoy interacting with people and love working in a holiday environment and being the tourism ambassador of Malaysia, this program is for you.

Our Licensed Tourist Guide training program is designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to maximize your career opportunities in the tourism industry while simultaneously meeting the expectations and requirements of the tourism industry. This is why the tourism markets highly seek after our students.

Taught in English, Mandarin, and Bahasa Malaysia by highly qualified professionals with excellent track records, this program aims to bring out the best in you in tourism. Since its inception, KAGC has worked closely with the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Cultures Malaysia, championing projects, research, and training to improve industry standards.

Upon successful completion of the training course, the student will be awarded the following:
• Malaysian Skills Certificate – HT-023-3:2012 City Tourist Guide by the Department of Skills Development (DSD) under the Malaysia Ministry of Human Resources.
• A basic Tourist Guide certificate by MOTAC allows you to apply for a Tourist Guide license from the Malaysia Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Cultures. (MOTAC)

  • SPM (6 subject passes including BM)
  • Diploma or Degree (Recognized by MOE), or Minimum 5 years working experience in the tourism industry
  • Minimum age requirement: 18 years old
  • SPM from 2013 must include BM & History


Field Subjects
Tourist Guide
  • Tour Job Assignment Acceptence
  • Tour Arrangement Reconfirmation
  • Toursist Arrival Execution
  • Tour Commerntery Delivery
  • Tour Itinery Execution
  • Tourist Health, safety, security and emergency handling
  • Tourist Departure Execution
  • Customised Tourish Services Execution
  • Tour Payment Arrangement
  • Optional Tour Execution
  • Port Tour Reporting

Certificate in Tourist Guide

Be a star tourist guide with our five stars academy in tourist guide studies, taught by elite professionals in the industry.

Course Features

  • Duration:6 months
  • Format:practical and research training
  • Award:Certificate in Tourist Guide Level 3 (HT-023-3:2012) & Basic Tourist Guide certificate.

Career Opportunities

  • A Licensed Tourist Guide
  • Tour Leader
  • Travel & Tour Coordinator
  • Tour Consultant
  • SKM Trainer/Lecturer (must attend VTO course)
  • Short Course (CTRE) Trainer for Tourism-Related Training


  • Are there any follow-ups after I have obtained the Professional Tourist Guide?

    Tourist guides are allowed to apply for assessment after 12-month to obtain a permanent tourist guide license. To renew the Tourist Guide License for each year, you must complete three (3) CTRE (Continuous Tourism Related Education) Certificates. Number of CTRE will multiply at the same quantum for each additional year, i.e., six (6) CTRE for 2-year and nine (9) CTRE for 3-year.

  • Who will be awarded the Tour License Guide and Certificate?

    The Certificate in Tourism Guide Level 3 will be awarded by the Department of Skills Development, while the Professional Tourist Guide License will be issued by the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, and Culture (MOTAC)

  • What is the assessment like?

    You will be required to pass both written and practical examinations required by MOTAC and DSD.

  • Is this program equivalent to tourism study?

    No, this program is not a tourism study.  The program will train you to be an all-rounder tourist guide to effectively operate inbound tours to Malaysia.

  • Who is this program meant for?

    This program is open to all interested in becoming licensed tour guides in Malaysia.  You must be 18 years of age to enroll in this program.

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