This course is designed for people with a genuine passion and interest in Tasmania’s destinations and attractions. The qualification provides training in a range of tourism sales, operational and tour delivery skills. These are skills that may be used in the office for planning tourism products and services, or in the field where tourism products are delivered.
This course may lead to the following career opportunities:
- Adventure tourism guide
- Attendant or senior ride operator in an attraction or theme park
- Booking agent
- Cellar door salesperson and guide in a winery
- Customer service agent
- Guide and salesperson in an indigenous cultural centre
- Inbound tour coordinator
- Marine tourism guide or tour operator
- Museum attendant
- Operations consultant for a tour operator
- Reservations sales agent
- Sales consultant
- Visitor information officer
Pathways to further study
To achieve a SIT30116 – Certificate III in Tourism, 15 units must be successfully completed. These include 4 core units and 11 electives.
4 Core Units
|SITTIND001||Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry|
|SITXCCS006||Provide service to customers|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
|SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
11 Elective Units
Electives may vary from region to region, contact GETI Tasmania for a full list of electives.
Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge. They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.
Examples of assessments for this course may include;
- Simulated environment
- Workplace skills assessment
What will I need to bring?
Students are advised that they are required to supply their own stationary including;
- Bring Your Own Device – laptop or tablet (if you have one)
- Ring Binder
- Plastic sleeves
- Note pad
- Pens and ruler
Other Costs (payable at time of enrollment to TasTAFE
Students are required to purchase learning resources, uniform and take part in excursions for this course at a cost of $395 per student.
- Uniform – $60.00 (embroidered shell vest)
- Resources – $135.00
- Excursions – $200.00
- IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
Recognition of Prior Learning
It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster, saving you valuable time and money.
SIT30116 – Certificate III in Tourism
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