Creating Tours for Families with Young Children

Short Course / 1 Day

Course Information
Learning Outcomes
Course Schedule
Lesson Plan
Certification
Entry Requirements
Course Fees

Course Information

From high adrenaline play to heritage and educational sites, there is no lack of family friendly venues and activities in Singapore. Yet, there is a lack of family friendly travel itinerary that caters to this group of family travellers, despite the rise in family related travels worldwide, including Singapore.

This course provides tour guides with an understanding of what do the typical family traveller expect, how guides like yourself could design fun, engaging and educational itinerary and activities for the whole family to enjoy.

You could use these itineraries to pitch not only to overseas travellers, but to locals, expatriates living in Singapore, as well as educators, who have a keen interest in educational itineraries for their children or students. At the end of the workshop, walk away with our own resource kit that supports tourist-centric experiences for families and children.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the growth potential of the family tourism market
  • Understand the needs and expectations of families and young children (12 years and under) on vacation in Singapore
  • Understand the profiles of different types of travellers with the family tourism demographic
  • Learn effective communication strategies and engagement techniques in order to design collaborative parent-child activities for a range of family-friendly destinations.
  • Develop engaging tourist-related activities or programmes that will appeal to this demographic. Participants will be equipped with basic skills to develop a resource kit that supports tourist-centric experiences for families and children.

Course 
Schedule

Course Date: 17 Sep 2021
Duration: 1 day
Time: 9am to 6pm
Ngee Ann Polytechnic reserves the right to reschedule/cancel any programme, modify the fees and amend information without prior notice.

Lesson Plan

This course consists of 4 modules:

Family Travel: Global Trends and Insights
  • Understand the growth potential of the family tourism market
  • Understand the needs and expectations of families and young children on vacation
  • Understand the profiles of different types of travellers within the family tourism demographic
  • Understand the new considerations for family travel in a COVID and post-COVID world
STB: Key Tribes and Segments

Understand the key traits of passion tribes and visitor
segments in the context of families with young children

Effective Engagement Techniques for Collaborative Parent-Child Activities
  • Learn to design accessible tours that engage families with young children across a range of family-friendly tourist destinations.
  • Learn practical engagement techniques to foster collaborative participation between parent and child
Designing a Resource Kit
  • Learn and apply different strategies to design a resource kit that suits the needs and interests of families and children

Certification

In-class assessments.


A Certificate of Performance will be awarded to participants who achieve at least 75% attendance and pass all required assessment(s).


A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to participants who meet the 75% attendance requirement but did not pass all required assessment(s).


Entry Requirements

Applicants with any of the following qualifications are invited to apply for the course:

Suitable for local tour guides

Course Fees

Course fee is payable upon acceptance. It is inclusive of 7% GST and subject to review.

The course is eligible for SkillsFuture Credit. For more information on the SkillsFuture Credit click here.
For enhanced training support, enter SME in the promo code during course application.

This programme has Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP) funding. UTAP is an individual skills upgrading account specially for NTUC members. As a member, you can enjoy UTAP funding at 50% of the unfunded course fee capped at $500 every year. For more information, visit the website or call NTUC Membership hotline at 6213 8008. Terms & conditions apply.

Applicants / Eligibility Fees
Course Fee$214.00
Singaporeans and Permanent Residents$64.20
Singaporeans qualified for SkillsFuture Mid-Career Enhanced Subsidy$24.20
Singaporeans and PRs qualified for Enhanced Training Support for SMEs$24.20