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Title Tourist Guide Training and Licesning Course FAQs
Category Tourist Guide Training and Licesning Course FAQs
Date 30-Dec-2017 to 30-Dec-2017
   
Timings
Start DateStart TimeEnd DateEnd Time
30-Dec-201708:00:00 AM30-Dec-201704:00:00 PM
   
Location Abu Dhabi
Outline

 

 

§  What are the steps to becoming an Abu Dhabi Licensed Tourist Guide?

1.       Create a personal Profile on TCA Tourist Guide Online System

2.       Submit an application online

3.       Book and attend the interview

4.       Book and attend the mandatory Tourism Information Services Workshop

5.       Book and attend the mandatory Abu Dhabi Culture and Heritage Workshop (optional for UAE Nationals)

6.Book and attend the Abu Dhabi Tourist Guide Training and Licensing Course

§  What is the duration for the Abu Dhabi Tourist Guide Training and Licensing Course?

1.       Interview – 2 Hours

2.       Tourism Information Services Workshop – 1 Day

3.       Abu Dhabi Culture and Heritage Workshop – 1 Day

4.       Practical Course – 6 Days

For details on the course schedules, please visit https://industrydevelopment.adta.ae/default.aspx

§  What are the fees for the Abu Dhabi Tourist Guide License?

The total fees are AED 3.500. See breakdown below:

1.       Online Application  - No Fees required

2.       Interview AED 200

3.       Tourism Information Services Workshop AED 350

4.       Abu Dhabi Culture and Heritage Workshop AED 350

5.       Practical Course AED 2,600

* Fees for the Abu Dhabi Tourist Guide training and Licensing Course are non-refundable and Non-Transferable

* UAE Nationals attend free of charge

§  How do I create a profile and submit the application for Tourist Guide?

1.       Create a profile on Tourist Guide Online System and submit the application online

https://industrydevelopment.adta.ae/Registration.aspx?Id=app

2.       For details  please download the TGOS Tutorial from

https://industrydevelopment.adta.ae/TR_TrainingsDetail.aspx?Id=60

 

§  What are the documents needed to apply for the Abu Dhabi Tourist Guide License?

1.       You are required to upload the below documents in your Online Application.

§  Passport Copy

§  Residency Visa Copy (can be issued from any emirate)

§  Police Clearance Certificate e.g. certificate of good conduct (you may get the Police Clearance issued in any Emirate as long as it is valid for 3 months)

§  1 recent photograph (colour with white background)

§  Curriculum Vitae (CV)

2.For details  on how to upload the documents please download the TGOS Tutorial from https://industrydevelopment.adta.ae/TR_TrainingsDetail.aspx?Id=60

 

§  Do I need to come to Abu Dhabi to submit the application and hand in the documents?

No, the application must be submitted online and all documents uploaded at the time of the application. For further clarification, please send an email to idd@tcaabudhabi.ae

§  Do I need to issue a Police Clearance from Abu Dhabi if I live in another Emirate?

No, Police Clearances from any Emirate in the UAE are also accepted.

§  Do I need a referral letter to issue a Police Clearance from Abu Dhabi Police Stations?

No, you can apply for the Police Clearance Certificate Online through this link https://es.adpolice.gov.ae/gccr/Application.aspx?Culture=en

 

You can visit Abu Dhabi Police Centre in Marina Mall from Sunday to Wednesday between 3:30 pm and 8:30 pm with a copy of your Emirates ID. (We advise you to have your VISA card with you while you apply)

 

You can visit either Al Madinah Police Station (Mina Area) OR Khalifa A City Police Station between 7:30 am and 1:30 pm. (Inform them that you want the letter for Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority)

§  Can I guide in Abu Dhabi Emirate if I have a Tourist Guide License from another Emirate?

No, you can only guide in Abu Dhabi Emirate if you are license from Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority.

§  Can I guide in Abu Dhabi Emirate after I complete my interview and before I graduate successfully in the Practical course?

No, you will not be able to guide unless you successfully complete the Practical Course and receive your license.

§  How do I pay the fees for training programmes?

The fees for all training programmes must be paid online through the Tourist Guide and Training Online Systems. For details on how to complete online payments, please download the TGOS Tutorial https://industrydevelopment.adta.ae/TR_TrainingsDetail.aspx?Id=60

or

TOS Tutorial from https://industrydevelopment.adta.ae/TR_Training.aspx?Id=751&CatId=61

 

§  Does TCA Abu Dhabi accept cash payments?

No, all payments must be made online. Cash payments are not accepted.

§  What are the modes of payment?

1.       Credit Cards

2.       Debit Cards (please ensure online / internet payments are allowed by your bank)

3.       E-Dirham Card (The Blue E-Dirham can be used, this card is a pre-paid card and you can get from NBAD please contact e-Dirham Toll free number: 800MOF (800663) if you wish to get more details)

Note: Visa Electron Cards are not accepted.

 

§  Do I have to attend all the days of the training to be successful in the Abu Dhabi Tourist Guide Training and Licensing Course

Yes, attendance is mandatory during all the steps and trainings to acquire the license.

§  How do I renew my Tourist Guide License?

The renewal process involves 4 tasks:

1.       Apply Online and Update your personal information

2.       Pay for the Interview Session

3.       Attend the License Renewal Interview

4.       New License

For more details on the license renewal procedures, download the TGOS Tutorial from https://industrydevelopment.adta.ae/TR_Training.aspx?Id=752&CatId=60

Or click on the below to be redirected to the Tourist Guide License Renewal Tab on the Tourist Guide Online System where you can view all renewal session and download the E-Flyer detailing information on the process:

https://industrydevelopment.adta.ae/TR_TrainingsDetail.aspx?Id=53

 

§  How do I replace a lost Tourist Guide License?

                All Abu Dhabi Tourist Guides are required to display their tourist guide license prominently when they are guiding in the emirate. Should any tourist guide lose or misplace their tourist guide license, they are required to seek a replacement immediately.

1.       Pay the replacement fees by clicking on the below link or go to Lost License tab Under the Tourist Guide Trainings on the left pane of the Tourist Guide Online System.

https://industrydevelopment.adta.ae/TR_TrainingsDetail.aspx?Id=63

2.       Send an email to idd@tcaabudhabi.ae to inform ITGTU about the lost license quoting your license number, username and that you completed the payment of the Lost License Fees of AED 150

3.ITGTU will send you the new license via Aramex

 

Target Audience Candidates interested to obtain the Abu Dhabi Tourist Guide License
Fee Free of cost
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Booked Seats 5
Available Seats -5