Call for Applications – Passport to Coastal and Marine Tourism

The Moses Kotane Institute (MKI) is an entity of the KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) Provincial Government through the Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA), with a mandate to conduct world class research into training, skills development, and provincial strategic economic sectors; to strategically lead on innovation and maritime coordination and implementation activities to respond to the needs of provincial economy. It also coordinates interactions between line functions or sector departments established or envisaged provincial government training institutions, tertiary institutions and other external service providers.

MKI is calling for aspirant Coastal and Marine Tourism entrepreneurs to take part in the MKI Passport to Coastal and Marine Tourism Online Course. The Passport to Coastal and Marine Tourism Online Course provides participants with insights into tourism concepts, coastal and marine tourism business opportunities and concepts of sustainable tourism. Participants who successfully complete the four-weeks, four module Passport to Coastal and Marine Tourism Course will receive a Certificate of Professional Development from Moses Kotane Institute The Eligibility Criteria/ Requirements for the Program:
a) Applicants must be residents of KwaZulu-Natal (proof of residence required).
b) Applicants who are between the ages of 18-35 years and females are encouraged to apply.
c) Having participated in MKI programme in the last three years will be an added advantage.
d) Applicants must be interested in starting a Coastal and Marine Tourism venture post the training.
e) Internet access is essential.

Interested applicants should complete the online application by clicking the following link:
By no later than 31st of July 2020. Enquiries may be directed to Mr Malibongwe Ndlozi: Tel (031) 266 1777,
Email: Applicants who have not heard from MKI within 6 weeks from the closing date can consider their application as being unsuccessful. The institution reserves the right not to appoint.