- Train in the heart of a unique tourism destination.
- Harness the energy of the exciting Tasmanian tourism sector.
- Learn practical skills from passionate, industry-experienced teachers.
The secret is out. Tasmania is experiencing significant growth and attracting record numbers of both domestic and international tourists. Be part of the adventure and help shape the future of this vibrant industry. With unique attractions, wild landscapes, a relaxed lifestyle, gourmet food and wine, and a haunting history of convict tales, there’s no better place to complete your tourism training.
This qualification is designed for those seeking employment in the general tourism sector. It provides the skills required to work with tour operators, visitor information centres, major attractions, cultural and heritage sites and with any small tourism business. You’ll learn a range of transferable skills from planning tourism products and services through to actively delivering products in the field.
The tourism industry rewards employees with excellent customer service skills, a genuine passion for their product or destination, and a commitment to going the extra mile. If this sounds like you, get in touch today and launch your career in tourism in Tasmania. Our graduates are not only in demand here, but the skills you will learn can take you all over the world.
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|
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
Additional Course Costs (payable at time of enrolment 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
There are no entry requirements for this course.
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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