National Tourist Guide Training

Chauffer Tourist Guide Training Programme


This is a course with a duration of 03 months.

Tourist Guide Service as defined as a service provided to tourists by escorting them or giving them information and narrations concerning all aspects of tourism interests in Sri Lanka. Any provider of such tourist guide service is defined as a tourist guide lecturer and is considered to be carrying on the business or functions or performing the service of a tourist guide lecturer.

A chauffeur tourist guide lecturer is a person who is duly registered as a chauffeur tourist guide and is thereby authorized by Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority to practice as a tourist guide and a  chauffeur of a vehicle with a seating capacity of not more than 7 anywhere within the island of Sri Lanka.

Application Qualifications

  • Chauffeur Tourist Guide Lecturer
  1. The applicant should be a citizen of Sri Lanka.
  2. Applicant should be between 21 and 60 years of age on the closing date of the application.
  3. Shall have passed the G. C. E. O/L Examination with six subjects in at least two sitting (“S” pass for English Language is compulsory for English speaking guides);
  4. Shall be in possession of a valid license issued by a competent authority to drive a vehicle with a seating capacity of seven, with at least five (05) years of experience of driving such a vehicle.


Selection Process :-

Selection of applicants will be based on the performance in a Selection test, Interview, Language competency test and a Driving test determined by the institute.


Course Fee – Rs. 75,000/-

How to Apply?

Application Forms can be obtained from following link DOWNLOAD or from Registrars’ Office.

Contact Registrars Office on 011-2382210 or to obtain information on course commencement dates.

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