(SIT30216) Certificate III in Travel

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Course Overview

SIT30216 Certificate III in Travel is designed for people wishing to gain employment in the Tasmanian retail travel or general tourism industry businesses as a travel or tourism consultant.

This course provides you with the skills to work on the front line of travel agencies, cruise companies, travel wholesalers and a range of tourism businesses. It gives you an opportunity to gain practical skills on a range of industry computerised reservation and information systems.

Work could be undertaken in an office, retail shop front or mobile environment.

AQF Code
Course Duration
22 weeks
Intake Dates
Hobart: February
Study Mode
Full time, on-campus
Course Fee
Additional Course Costs
English Language Requirements
IELTS 5.5 (no band less than 5.0) or equivalent

Career Opportunities

Potential career opportunities include:

  • call centre sales agent
  • corporate consultant
  • cruise consultant
  • domestic travel consultant
  • international travel consultant
  • leisure consultant
  • mobile travel consultant
  • online consultant
  • operations consultant
  • reservations sales agent
  • wholesale consultant

Pathways to further study

Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism

Course Structure

The course includes a work placement component.

To achieve a Certificate III in Travel, 17 units must be successfully completed:

14 Core Units
SITTIND001 Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
SITTTSL002 Access and interpret product information
SITTTSL003 Provide advice on international destinations
SITTTSL004 Provide advice on Australian destinations
SITTTSL005 Sell tourism products and services
SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations
SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services
SITTTSL009 Process travel-related documentation
SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system
SITTTSL012 Construct normal international airfares
SITTTSL013 Construct promotional international airfares
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
3 Elective Units

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

Entry Requirements

  • 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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