Diploma of Travel and Tourism
- Course Code
- SIT50112 (Expressions of interest)
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Deepening
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Full Time: 12 monthsPart Time: 2 years
- 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; Full time; Part Time (Day); Flexible
- Starting Date
- February 2014
- February 2014
- 9.00am - 4.00pm
GippsTAFE has submitted applications to ASQA with the intention of delivering these courses/qualifications in 2014
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 high level course will give you the knowledge, skills and professional practices needed to gain employment in the travel and tourism industry.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use sound knowledge of industry operations and a broad range of managerial skills to coordinate tourism and travel operations or marketing and product development activities. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions. It provides a pathway to work in any sector of the tourism and travel industry as a departmental or small business manager.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Diploma of Travel and 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.
- 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
It is strongly recommended that individuals entering this qualification hold SIT30112 Certificate III in Tourism, SIT31312 Certificate III in Travel or SIT30612 Certificate III in Events.
Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who are able to demonstrate tourism and travel industry knowledge, customer service and operational skills.
The individual must either:
Be formally assessed through a training program or recognition process, against one of the unit clusters below.
Have relevant tourism and travel industry employment experience. A job that has involved the application of skills described in one of the unit clusters would be a satisfactory indicator for entry. A determination need not involve a formal process of measuring, evaluating or recording performance against the units of competency.
The unit clusters for different pathways are as follows:
- Events pathway
- Guiding pathway
- Inbound tour wholesaling pathway
- Retail travel and outbound wholesaling pathway
- Tourism operations (office-based pathway)
- Visitor information services pathway
(Please contact us for further information on specific units within these clusters)
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
A combination of competency based assessment including: activities, examinations, excursions and assignments.
Opportunities For Further StudyAfter achieving this qualification, individuals could progress to further higher education pathway options. Please contact us for further details
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
||Write complex documents
||Manage quality customer service
||Interpret financial information
||Manage finances within a budget
||Prepare and monitor budgets
||Lead and manage people
||Monitor work operations
||Establish and conduct business relationships
||Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
||*A selection of 7 elective units are to be undertaken. Please contact us for further information.