National Tourist Guide Training Program Introduction This is a course with a duration of 04 months. Tourist guide service is 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 national tourist guide lecturer is a person who is duly registered as a national tourist guide lecturer and is therby authorized by Sri Lanka Tourism Development Authority to practice as a tourist guide lecturer anywhere within the island of Sri Lanka. Application Qualifications A) Should be a Sri Lankan Citizen. B) Minimum Entry Qualification: G.C.E. O/L with ‘Pass’ for 6 subjects (If you wish to apply as an English speaking guide “s” pass for English is Compulsory) C) Age: Applicant should be between 18 and 60 years of age. How to Apply? Contact Registrars Office on 011-2382210 or email@example.com to obtain information on course commencement dates.