Industry Professional Training
Tour Guide Training
SCTDA tour guiding programs offered in both Arabic and English languages offer an opportunity to become an official licensed tour guide from the Emirate of Sharjah once the training program is successfully completed. We aim at giving tourists that visit the Emirate of Sharjah a full Emirati experience, with insights into authentic local culture and exceptional adventures.
Courses
Beginner tour guide program
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Language
Arabic & English
Start date
01/01/2021
End date
31/12/2021
Requirements
  • Valid Passport copy
  • Copy of residency visa for non-Emirati
  • Copy of family book for Emirati only
  • Copy of national ID (front and back)
  • Personal photograph with White background CV
  • Educational qualifications
  • Good conduct certificate valid for 3 months
  • Applicants must be over 18
course briefs
This program aims at developing the skills required to be a successful tour guide, including how to construct tourism information in order to deliver a memorable journey for visitors to Sharjah, the principles of tour guiding and how to Identify risk factors of tour guiding. Participants will achieve an official license to conduct valid tours in Sharjah on completion.
How to Apply? Register Here
Advanced tour guide program
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Language
Arabic & English
Start date
01/01/2021
End date
31/12/2021
Requirements
  • Valid Passport copy
  • Copy of residency visa for non-Emirati
  • Copy of family book for Emirati only
  • Copy of national ID (front and back)
  • Personal photograph with White background CV
  • Educational qualifications
  • Good conduct certificate valid for 3 months
  • Copy of tour guide license from any other emirate
course briefs
Aimed at further developing the skills required to be a successful tour guide, this course builds on the Beginner’s Tour Guide course and provides licensed guides from other Emirates with an official license to conduct valid tours in Sharjah.
How to Apply? Register Here
Renewal Tour guide program
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Language
Arabic & English
Start date
01/01/2021
End date
31/12/2021
Requirements
  • Valid Passport copy
  • Copy of residency visa for non-Emirati
  • Copy of family book for Emirati only
  • Copy of national ID (front and back)
  • Personal photograph with White background CV
  • Educational qualifications
  • Good conduct certificate valid for 3 months
  • Tour guide license number
course briefs
Renew an existing SCTDA tour guide license with a recap of your skills and information, plus updates on Sharjah destinations and attractions and impactful ways to manage different groups such as VIPs, special needs, elderly, children.
How to Apply? Register Here
Al Jawhara – Women empowerment Beginner’s tour guide (Female Nationals)
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Language
English
Start date
01/01/2021
End date
31/12/2021
Requirements
  • Valid Passport copy
  • Copy of residency visa for non-Emirati
  • Copy of family book for Emirati only
  • Copy of national ID (front and back)
  • Personal photograph with White background
  • CV
  • Educational qualifications
  • Good conduct certificate valid for 3 months
  • Applicants must be over 18
course briefs
Focusing on offering an over-arching knowledge of Sharjah, combining extra reading material such as Technology in Travel, lessons on the Golden History of Sharjah, First Aid Training and several workshops including Leadership in Tourism, this course is a female only course dedicated to empowering women in tourism.
How to Apply? Register Here