Certificate III in Holiday Parks and Resorts
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Apprenticeship / Traineeship; Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Apprenticeship / Traineeship
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Full Time: Three 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 Site; Flexible
- Starting Date
- February 2013
Phone: (03) 5120 4572
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
Course OverviewLike working with holiday makers and other travellers? A career in caravan park operations can offer a healthy outdoor lifestyle as well as the opportunity to be a part of the vibrant tourism industry. With growing demand from tourists, it is becoming increasingly necessary for caravan parks to improve the skills of their staff and better respond to customer needs.
This course will develop your skills in caravan park operations and provide you with knowledge about creating the ideal holiday environment. Once you've completed the course, you could go on to develop your skills further by gaining additional qualifications.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Holiday Parks and Resorts.
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.
- Caravan park administrator
- Tourism consultant working in the front office of a caravan park
- Maintaining the aesthetic appearance and presentation of a caravan park
- A multi-skilled person working in a small caravan park
Entry RequirementsCurrently employed in the caravan industry as an apprentice/trainee.
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentAssessment includes practical demonstrations, problem solving, documents/folio, critical incident reports, journals, oral presentations, interviews, case studies, projects, group discussions, examinations and the collection of specimens.
Opportunities For Further Study
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
||Plan and organise daily work
||Work with colleagues and customers
||Work in a socially diverse environment
||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
||Follow health, safety and security procedures
||Identify hazards, and assess and control safety risks
||Develop and update hospitality industry knowledge or
||Develop and update tourism industry knowledge
Twelve (12) units from the following areas:
- Caravan Park Office
- Parks, Grounds and Maintenance
- General Administration
- Financial Administration
- Computer Technology
- Supporting Technical Skills
- Health, Hygiene, Safety and Security
- Merchandise Sales
- Customer Service, Sales and Marketing