(SIT40116) Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism

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Course Overview

This course will teach you to be competent in a range of technical tourism skills, including sales and marketing, operational and tour delivery.

This course focuses on a range of middle management skills that apply to a broad range of Tourism industry operational areas including Food and Beverage, Accommodation Services, Retail Travel and Events.

AQF Code
Course Duration
10 weeks
Intake Dates
July 2021
Study Mode
Full time, on-campus
Course Fee
$5000 (includes all material fees).
English Language Requirements
IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent
Required Prior Study
Certificate III in Tourism

Career Opportunities

This qualification provides a pathway to work in any sector of the tourism and travel industry. Possible job titles include:

  • Assistant Manager
  • Operations Supervisor
  • Product Coordinator
  • Promotions Officer
  • Reservations Sales or Call-Centre Supervisor
  • Senior or Supervisory Retail Consultant
  • Sales Coordinator

Pathways to Further Study

SIT60112 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism
Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Package

Course Structure

Learning will generally be a combination of theory lectures and practical application of skills. 

To achieve a Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism, 19 units must be successfully completed:

7 Core Units
SITTIND001 Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXFIN002 Interpret financial information
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
12 Elective Units

Electives may vary from region to region, contact GETI Tasmania for a full list of electives.

Assessment Process

Assessments will be both theory and practical application of skills.

Entry Requirements

  • Certificate III in Tourism or
  • Certificate III in Events or
  • Certificate III in Travel
  • IELTS 5.5 General Training (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent

Recognition of Prior Learning

At TasTAFE we believe that the things you already know how to do should be formally recognised.

Regardless of how, when or where the learning occurred, you may be eligible to apply for recognition of your skills and experience.  When you apply to attend TasTAFE you can ask for recognition of:

  • schooling
  • formal/informal learning
  • life experience
  • employment/work experience.

You may also be able to apply for credit transfer for units/modules that you have completed previously at another training organisation. 

It is also possible to apply for credit for TasTAFE subjects if you decide to study at university.


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