Good communication skills are key to personal and organisational success. A good communicator is someone with effective communication and relationship skills to interact, to negotiate and manage conflicts, that enable them to be successful in work place communications and achieve “win-win” outcomes.

This course is supported by SkillsFuture Singapore (up to 95% funding).

People skills are at the fore of the tour guiding industry.  Tourist guides work with diverse groups of people in their tour guiding.  It all comes down to effective communication and engagement with clients and tourists.  Effective communication skills are key to the personal success of a tourist guide. A exemplary tourist guide communicator is one with effective communication and relationship skills to interact, to negotiate and manage conflicts, that enable them to be successful in their tour guiding work and achieve “win-win” outcomes.  Tourist guides with these skills will be able to enhance the experience of tourists with their effective persona and make their clients’ trip a memorable one.

Key Benefits

  • Apply effective communication techniques to maintain open communication, resolve issues and concerns
  • To achieve individual effectiveness in managing negotiation and conflict due to social and cultural diversity

Course Highlights

  • Interpret and analyse information received
  • Plan response to information received, taking into account the social and cultural background of recipient of information
  • Use appropriate communication techniques that consider social and cultural differences to clarify and respond to information received
  • Identify signs, stages and causes of conflict with individuals or groups of people
  • Define the conflict and highlight points of differences/ contention objectively, taking into consideration social and cultural differences of parties involved
  • Negotiate for mutually acceptable solutions by all parties using effective communication and negotiation skills
  • Communicate outcome of negotiation and propose relevant recommendations with justifications to supervisor


This course will be conducted through mini lectures and active and facilitated learning, with interactive activities, role plays, group discussions, case studies, revision quizzes and assessments/tests.  This course has 10 hours (1.5 days) of classroom-based learning and 4 hours of e-learning.

Who Should Attend

This course is suitable for front-line employees, staff in supervisory roles, or individuals who are self-employed or independent professionals.  It is suited for people who interact frequently with others on a daily basis, provide excellent customer service and maintain relationships for workplace efficiency.

Course Details


Duration :        1.5 days with e-learning (14 hrs)
Day & Time :    Day 1: 9am-5pm;   e-Learning 4hrs;  Day 2: 2pm-5pm

Dates:  Please select the Registration Button(s) on the right for your preferred class dates.

Class Size:       Minimum 8; Maximum 20

Full Course Fee : $320.00 (before funding)

Training Grant is subject to SSG’s approval, and Terms and Conditions.

For example: Course Full Fee is S$320Nett Fee After FundingNett Fee After Funding
EligibilityFunding %Self-SponsoredCompany Sponsored
SkillsFuture Mid Career Enhanced Subsidy -Singaporean Citizens, aged 40 years and above90%MCES:$32.00MCES:$32.00
Workfare Training Scheme -Singapore CItizens, agead 35 years and above, and earning $2000 or less per month95%WTS: $16.00WTS:$16.00
Normal Funding - Singapore CItizens / PR, 21 years and above80%Normal: $64.00Normal" $64.00
Enhanced Training Support for SME [ETS] - SIngapore CItizens / PR90% - SMEN/AETS:$32.00
Employers sponsoring their staffEntitled to Absentee Payroll fundingN/AEntitled to Absentee Payroll funding

Terms and Conditions: Traing Grant Eligibility Criteria

  • Trainees must be either Singapore Cirizens or Singapore Permanent Residents (SPR).
  • Trainees must have achieved at least 75% attendance, have sat for all assessments and gain certification.
  • For company-sponsored trainees, companies must be registered or incorporated in Singapore.

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