Certificate III in Tourism
- Course Code
- SIT30112 (Expressions of interest)
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Course Location
- Morwell; Leongatha
- Course Duration
Full Time: 6 monthsPart Time: 12 months
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- On Campus; Online; Full time; Part Time (Day); Flexible
- Starting Date
- February 2014
- Part Time: Ongoing
- Flexible: OngoingPart Time:
- February 2014
- 9:00am - 4:00pm
Combining work with travel is a great way to see the world, and a career in the tourism industry is a good starting point.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed tourism service, sales or operational skills. It provides a pathway to work in many tourism industry sectors and for a diversity of employers including tour operators, inbound tour operators, visitor information centres, attractions, cultural and heritage sites and any small tourism business requiring multi-skilled employees.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Tourism.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many GippsTAFE courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
- Cellar door salesperson and guide in a winery
- Attendant and guide in a museum
- Attendant in an attraction or theme park
- Senior ride operator in an attraction or theme park
- Operations consultant for a tour operator
- Reservation sales agent for a tour operator
- Booking agent
- Guide and salesperson in an Indigenous cultural centre
- Inbound tour coordinator
- Sales consultant
- Visitor information officer
Online RequirementsParticipants will need access to a computer and an Internet connection
Entry RequirementsIndividuals may enter this qualification with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification.
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentA range of assessment methods will be used, including practical demonstrations, journals, oral presentations, group discussions, examinations
Opportunities For Further Study
After achieving this qualification, individuals could progress to SIT40212 Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism which can also lead in to further pathway options.
|Diploma of Travel and Tourism
||Inbound groups manager, Inbound sales, Product manager, Reservations manager, Retail travel agency manager, Visitor Information Centre Manager, Tourism/Operations Manager, Customer Service, Sales and Marketing Manager, Attraction Management, Tourism Information Supervisory Officer/Manager, Tour Guide, Tour Manager, Hotel Reception, Hotel Housekeeping
|Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism
||Customer Service, Sales and Marketing, Attraction Management, Tourism Information Supervisory Officer, Tour Guide, Hotel Reception, Tour Wholesaler, Retail Travel Agent, Event Management Personnel, Senior Operations Coordinator, Assistant Manager - Tour Operations, Retail, Sales or Call Centre Supervisor, Account manager, Assistant manager, Marketing coordinator, Operations supervisor, Product coordinator, Promotions officer, Reservations sales or call centre supervisor, Senior or supervisory retail consultant, Sales coordinator, Sales executive
|Certificate III in Tourism
||Cellar door salesperson and guide in a winery, Attendant and guide in a museum, Attendant in an attraction or theme park, Senior ride operator in an attraction or theme park, Operations consultant for a tour operator, Reservation sales agent for a tour operator, Booking agent, Guide and salesperson in an Indigenous cultural centre, Inbound tour coordinator, Sales consultant
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
||Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
||Provide service to customers
||Show social and cultural sensitivity
||Participate in safe work practices
||*A selection of 11 elective units are to be undertaken. Please contact us for further information.