Clearing & Tourism

The department began in 1997. The first course was clearing and forwarding, in 1998 Tourism course was started and project Planning was introduced in 2005.

Intake for tourism,both certificate and diploma is in May and September every year. Clearing and forwarding:September only and project planning in September.
OBJECTIVES
To bridge the gap of lack of skilled manpower in the job industry.
To promote domestic tourism in the country.
To promote and create employment opportunities.
To transform the institution into a national and global center of excellence.

PROSPECTS
Follow up on the products
Promote further studies to match the global trends
To organize several trips to make learners appreciate what goes on in the field.
To start special computer packagefor students e.g. ASYCUDA(automated system of customs data)
To take lead in organizing leisure tours both within and outside the country for YMCA members.
The areas of employment include: Hotels and recreational centers, travel agencies,art galleries,museum,conventional centers, travel agencies,national parks,airlines, tour companies,embassies etc.

ACADEMIC STRUCTURE

CLEARING AND FORWARDIG CERTIFICATE-CFC

YEAR 1: QUARTER1

SUBJECT NAME

CODE

CU

 

 

Clearing  & Forwarding

CFC111

4

 


 

Communication Skills

COM110

3

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 2

Fundamentals of Accounting

ACC120

3

 

 

Shipping logistics

CFC121

4

 

 

Entrepreneurship

ENT140

3

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 3

Cargo Nomenclature

CFC132

3

 

 

Office Practice

CFC133

3

 

 

Computer Application

CSC113

3

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 1

Customs Declaration

CFC211

3

 

 

Imports & Exports Management

CFC212

3

 

 

Internship

CFC213

4

 

 

Introduction to law

CFC214

3

 

 

Computer Fundamentals

COF140

3

 

 

CLEARING AND FORWARDIG DIPLOMA-CFD

YEAR 1: QUARTER1

SUBJECT NAME

CODE

CU

 

 

Clearing & Forwarding

CFD111

4

 

 

Business Organization & Management

CFD112

3

 

 

Communication Skills

COM110

3

 

 

Economics

ECO130

3

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 2

Fundamentals of Accounting

ACD100

4

 

 

Shipping Logistics

CFD121

4

 

 

Entrepreneurship

ENT240

3

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 3

Cargo Nomenclature

CFD131

3

 

 

Business Law

CFD132

3

 

 

Transport and Ware Housing

CFD133

3

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 1

Customs Declaration 1

CFD211

4

 

 

Imports & Exports Management

CFD212

4

 

 

Taxation

CFD213

3

 

 

Research Methodology

REM210

4

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 2

Shipping Law

CFD222

3

 

 

Computer Fundamentals

COF240

3

 

 

Computer Applications

CSD113

4

 

 

Research Project

REP220

3

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 3

Customs Clearing & Forwarding II

CFD231

3

 

 

Customs Declaration 11

CFD232

4

 

 

Marine insurance

CFD233

3

 

 

Internship

CFD234

4

 

 

 PROJECT MANAGEMENT CERTIFICATE-CPM

YEAR 1 QUARTER 1

SUBJECT: NAME

CODE

CU

 

 

Project Planning

PMC111

4

 

 

Development Concept

PMC112

4

 

 

YEAR 1 QUARTER 2

Fundamentals of Accounting

ACC120

3

 

 

Computer Fundamentals

COF140

3

 

 

Entrepreneurship

ENT140

3

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 3

Computer Application

CSC113

3

 

 

Development Policy

PMC132

3

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 1

Project Management

PMC212

3

 

 

Internship

PMC213

3

 

 

Project Documentation

PMC214

3

 

 

PROJECT MANAGEMENT DIPLOMA-PPM

YEAR 1: QUARTER 1

SUBJECT NAME

CODE

CU

 

 

Project Planning

PMD111

4

 

 

Development Concept

PMD112

4

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 2

Fundamentals of Accounting

ACD100

4

 

 

Computer Fundamentals

COF240

3

 

 

Entrepreneurship

ENT240

3

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 3

Development Policy

PMD131

3

 

 

Project appraisal & Pre-investment Analysis

PMD132

3

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 1

Project Management

PMD211

3

 

 

MS Projects

PMD212

3

 

 

Research Methodology

REM210

4

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 2

Computer Applications

CSD113

4

 

 

Project Implementation

PMD222

3

 

 

Project Quality & Risk Management

PMD223

3

 

 

Research Project

REP220

3

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 3

Monitoring & Evaluation

PMD231

3

 

 

Project Procurement

PMD232

3

 

 

Project Documentation

PMD233

3

 

 

Internship

PMD234

4

 

 

TRAVEL AND TOURISM CERTIFICATE-TTC

YEAR 1: QUARTER 1

SUBJECT NAME

CODE

CU

 

 

Airfares and Ticketing

TTC111

4

 

 

Tourism Geography

TTC112

3

 

 

Introduction To French

TTC113

3

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 2

Entrepreneurship

ENT140

3

 

 

Business of Tourism

TTC121

3

 

 

Tour Guiding

TTC122

3

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 3

Computer Application

CSC113

3

 

 

Passenger Transport

TTC132

3

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 1

Computer Fundamentals

COF140

3

 

 

Customer Care

TTC221

3

 

 

Internship

TTC222

5

 

 

 TRAVEL AND TOURISM DIPLOMA-TTD

YEAR 1: QUARTER 1

Economics

ECO230

3

 

 

Airfares and Ticketing  I

TTD111

3

 

 

Introduction to  French 

TTD112

4

 

 

Tourism Geography

TTD113

4

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 2

Entrepreneurship

ENT240

3

 

 

Business Of Tourism

TTD121

3

 

 

Tour Guiding 1

TTD122

4

 

 

YEAR 1: QUARTER 3

Passenger Transport

TTD131

4

 

 

Tourism law

TTD132

3

 

 

Travel Agency Operations

TTD133

3

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 1

Computer Fundamentals

COF240

3

 

 

Research Methodology

REM210

4

 

 

Travel Formalities

TTD211

3

 

 

Principles of Tourism Management

TTD212

4

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 2

Computer Applications

CSD113

4

 

 

Research Project

REP220

3

 

 

Intermediate French

TTD221

3

 

 

Community Tourism

TTD222

4

 

 

Tourism Marketing

TTD223

1

 

 

YEAR 2: QUARTER 3

Airfares and Ticketing  II

TTD231

3

 

 

Touristic History

TTD232

3

 

 

Tour Guiding II

TTD233

3

 

 

Internship

TTD234

4

 

 

 For more information and Inquiries about the department, contact the Head by E-mail at: tourism@yci.ac.ug

COURSE CODE COURSE NAME
TTD DIPLOMA TRAVEL & TOURISM
TTC CERTIFICATE TRAVEL & TOURISM
PPM DIPLOMA PROJECT PLANNING & MANAGEMENT
CPM CERTFICATE PROJECT PLANNING & MANAGEMENT
CFC CERTIFICATE CUSTOMS CLEARING & FORWARDING
CFD DIPLOMA CUSTOMS CLEARING & FORWARDING

Entry Qualification for Diploma

‘A’ Level or Certificate in Travel & Tourism Mgt.or the equivalent qualifications
Duration: 2years

Entry Qualification for Certificate
‘0’ Level and above
Duration: 1 1/2 year (4 terms)