Certificate III in Tourism
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Full Time: 9 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 2013
- Part Time: Ongoing
- Flexible: Ongoing
- 9:00am - 4:00pm
Phone: (03) 5120 4500
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
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 course will give you the knowledge, skills needed to get a job in the tourism industry. This course will prepare you for work as a travel agent, tour guide, consultant, attractions officer, tourism information officer, or as a stepping stone in to Event Managment areas.
It recognizes the diversity of tourism operations and the increasing industry trend for operators to provide specialised tourism products. The types of enterprise to which this qualification may apply include tour operators of any sort (e.g. coach, camping, cruise boat, four-wheel drive or walking), 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.
Online RequirementsParticipants will need access to a computer and an Internet connection
Entry RequirementsAttend an interview
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentPractical demonstrations, journals, oral presentations, group discussions, examinations
Opportunities For Further Study
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|SITTIND001B||Develop and update tourism industry knowledge|
|SITTTSL001A||Operate an online information system|
|SITTTSL002A||Access and interpret product information|
|SITTTSL003A||Source and provide international destination information and advice|
|SITTTSL004A||Source and provide Australian destination information and advice|
|SITTTSL005A||Sell tourism products and services|
|SITTTSL008B||Books and coordinate supplier services|
|SITTTSL009B||Process travel-related documentations|
|SITTTSL010B||Control reservations or operations using a computerised system|
|SITXCOM001A||Work with colleagues and customers|
|SITXCOM002A||Work in a socially diverse environment|
|SITXOHS001B||Follow health, safety and security procedures|
|SITXCCS001B||Provide visitor information|