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Are you looking to enhance your career in the tourism industry but lack the traditional qualifications? Look no further than our HRDC certified SLUM TOURISM PROGRAM. This unique competency program offers a comprehensive understanding of SLUM Tourism, allowing individuals with limited academic backgrounds to excel in the industry. With a focus on career opportunities and community engagement, this program is designed to elevate your knowledge and skills in the field.

Our SLUM TOURISM PROGRAM covers essential modules such as Tourism Principles, Tourism Safety, and Principles of SLUM Tourism. With a blend of face-to-face sessions, discussions, and online learning, you will gain practical insights and hands-on experience. Upon completion, you will receive a certification from the INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE UITM, further validating your expertise in the field. Ready to take the next step in your tourism career? Request a quote today to learn more about this transformative training program.

Learning Objectives

1. Understand the ethical implications of slum tourism: Participants will learn about the ethical considerations surrounding slum tourism, including issues related to exploitation, poverty porn, and cultural sensitivity. They will explore the impact of tourism on the local community and how to engage in responsible and respectful tourism practices.

2. Gain insights into the socio-economic realities of slum communities: Participants will develop a deeper understanding of the challenges faced by residents of slum communities, including poverty, lack of access to basic services, and social stigmatization. They will learn about the resilience and resourcefulness of these communities, as well as the ways in which tourism can both help and harm their development.

3. Learn how to engage with slum communities in a meaningful and respectful way: Participants will acquire practical skills for interacting with residents of slum communities, including effective communication strategies, cultural sensitivity, and building trust and rapport. They will also learn about the importance of supporting local initiatives and businesses in order to contribute positively to the community.

Content Delivery Method

Physical, Virtual

HRD Corp Certified Course


Duration and Language

56 hours, English

Target Audience

Suitable for all employees with at least 2 months of working experience in the tourism industry.

Key Skillset Addressed

1. Cultural sensitivity
2. Community engagement
3. Tour guiding expertise