Top tips and guidelines for the 2022 Tourism exam

The Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) for Tourism outlines the nature and purpose of the subject Tourism. This guides the philosophy underlying the teaching and assessment of the subject in grade 12 

The purpose of these Examination Guidelines is to: 

  • Provide clarity on the depth and scope of the content to be assessed in the Grade 12 National Senior Certificate Examination in Tourism 
  • Assist teachers to adequately prepare learners for the examinations 
  • Inform teachers and learners on the value of the PAT for the final promotion mark 

This document focuses on the final grade 12 external examinations, school-based assessment (SBA) and the practical assessment task (PAT). 

These Examination Guidelines should be read in conjunction with: 

  • The National Curriculum Statement (NCS) Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS): Tourism 
  • The 2021 National Recovery Annual Teaching Plan: Tourism Grade 12 
  • The Abridged Section 4 (Grade 12 CAPS Amendments for Tourism) 2021 
  • The National Protocol of Assessment: An addendum to the policy document, the National Senior Certificate: A qualification at Level 4 on the National Qualifications Framework (NQF), regarding the National Protocol of Assessment (Grade R–12) 
  • The national policy pertaining to the programme and promotion requirements of the National Curriculum Statement, Grades R-12