Kolej Sinar provides the only platform for working adults in Melaka to study with financial assistance with the availability of KURSUS PEMANDU PELANCONG (TOUR GUIDE COURSE) – Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia Tahap 3.
The graduates will not only be awarded Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia from Jabatan Pembangunan Kemahiran, Kementerian Sumber Manusia. The will also be awarded with Certificate from Kementerian Pelancongan which enable them to apply license to practice as Tourist Guide.
Tourist Guide is a profession with good prospect with tourism sector is the second largest industry in Malaysia. Tourist Guides are paid on daily basis ranging from minimum of RM200 per day and can be increased depending on capability and mastery of foreign languages.
Tour Guides do not have to do marketing jobs, that will be handled by travel agencies. Tour Guide receive jobs from Travel Agencies and are paid by these travel agencies. There are thousands of travel agencies in Malaysia and the number keep growing. Each new travel agency is required to attend Travel & Tour Management Course (TTMC) and every year about 200 new travel agencies attend the TTMC.
Usually, working adults have trouble finding loan or financing for their education but at Sinar College, working adults and even college students can study outside working or lecture time, and obtain financing from Perbadanan Tabung Pembangunan Kemahiran. The financing can also include pocket money of RM300 per month throughout their study.