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Tourism and Travel

Want to work with people visiting Australia, providing advice or showing attractions? Study tourism and you join what is expected to be Australia’s second fastest growing industry over the next 20 years. During your studies you will gain extensive knowledge and develop practical skills that are highly regarded in this exciting industry. With travel, you can plan international and local holidays for clients. You will learn how to arrange travel bookings in an office, through a reservation computer system.

National ID: SIT50316
State ID: AZU4
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Event Management

Work as an events organiser or functions coordinator in the community, cultural, hospitality, sporting, and tourism sectors.

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Do you want an eventful career?

When you complete the Diploma of Event Management you will be able to work as an events/conference organiser or functions coordinator in the community, cultural, hospitality, sporting, and tourism sectors.

Gain these skills:

  • coordinating a diverse team
  • risk management
  • contingency planning
  • project management
  • work with sponsors
  • coordinating on-site operations
  • manage finances and budgets
  • workplace health and safety
Diploma
National ID: SIT30516
State ID: AZV9
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Events

Work in the exciting events industry including tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors.

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Do you want an eventful career?

The Certificate III in Events, reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed events administration or operational skills and knowledge to complete event-related work activities. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence under the guidance of more senior event personnel, using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

Gain these skills:

  • Process and monitor event registrations
  • Provide service to customers
  • Social and cultural diversity
  • Safe work practices
  • Event staging support
  • Interpret product information

Events are diverse in nature and this qualification provides a pathway to work for event or exhibition organisations operating in a range of industries including the tourism and travel, hospitality, sport, cultural and community sectors.

The diversity of employers includes event or exhibition management companies, event venues, or organisations that organise their own events. Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of events takes place, on-site at venues where events are staged or a combination of both.

On completion of your Certificate III in Events, further study pathways exist directly into the Diploma of Event Management; with other pathways leading into Travel, Tourism and Hospitality.

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Certificate III
National ID: SIS30619
State ID: BEU9
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership

Looking to pursue a career in the great outdoors? Take your outdoor leadership career to the next level with a Certificate III in Outdoor Leadership.

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Take the plunge into leadership

Become a leader in the outdoor recreation industry. This qualification is aimed at employability in the marine tourism and outdoor recreation industry's with employment outcomes such as charter boat crew, snorkel and kayak leaders/guides, camps, expeditions, and adventure tours among many others.

During the course you will undertake the planning, risk management, finalisation and leading of multiple activities, including snorkelling, kayaking, bushwalking and navigation.

This is a fun and exciting qualification that will help you gain the knowledge and skills to take the first steps into an amazing industry.

Gain these skills:

  • manage group participation
  • operational logistics of tours
  • provide quality service
  • manage equipment including kayaks and safety gear
  • leading activities including kayaking, snorkelling, bushwalking, tour guiding and navigation
  • first aid, water rescue and Occupational Health and Safety
  • marine and ocean environment information to assist with providing tour guide information
Certificate III
National ID: SIS20419
State ID: BEV1
Industry Aerospace, Maritime and Logistics

Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation

Looking for an adventurous career? Join the exciting and growing travel industry with a focus on marine tourism.

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Turn your passion for the outdoors into job possibilities!

Take the first steps towards a career in the marine tourism, outdoor adventure and recreation industries with the Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation.

The Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation will provide you will the skills and knowledge to work at an assistant level within a team working in the outdoor environment.

Learn these skills:

  • snorkelling
  • kayaking
  • food preparation (on a vessel)
  • first aid
  • water rescue
  • computer skills
  • assisting in the running of outdoor activities
  • occupational safety & health

This qualification will also prepare you for the certificate III in Outdoor Recreation. 

Certificate II
National ID: SIT30116
State ID: AZV7
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
Half price^

Certificate III in Tourism

Work in the exciting tourism industry in several roles including as a tour operator or at visitor information centres on completion of this popular course.

Want to work in the exciting and diverse tourism industry?

This qualification will provide you with well-developed tourism service, sales or operational skills. You'll be taught about using discretion, judgement and having a sound knowledge of industry operations. On completion you'll be able to work under limited supervision and may provide operational advice and support to team members.

This qualification gives you the opportunity to work in the varied tourism industry sectors and for diverse employers including tour operators, inbound tour operators, visitor information centres, at attractions, cultural and heritage sites and any small tourism businesses requiring multi-skilled employees.

Gain these skills:

  • Provide service to customers
  • Social and cultural sensitivity
  • Safe work practices
  • Provide first aid
  • Responsible service of alcohol
  • Sell tourism products and services
  • Prepare quotations and process reservations

Work could be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of tourism products and services takes place, in the field where tourism products are delivered or a combination of both. Job roles: attraction or theme park attendant, booking agent, cellar door salesperson, guide in a winery, guide and salesperson in an indigenous cultural centre, inbound tour coordinator, museum attendant, operations consultant or reservation sales agent for a tour operator, sales consultant, senior ride operator in an attraction or theme park, and visitor information officer.

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This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.

Certificate III
National ID: SIT40116
State ID: AZT8
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events

Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism

Become a supervisor of a tourism outlet with this course covering the planning, monitoring and evaluation of tourism employees.

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This qualification will provide you with well-developed tourism service, sales or operational skills.  On completion you will be able to work under limited supervision with supervisory responsibilities to plan, monitor and evaluate the work of team members.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in many travel and tourism industry sectors and for a diverse range of employers including travel agencies, tour wholesalers, tour operators, inbound tour operators, tourist attractions, visitor information centres and other tourism businesses.

Gain these skills:

  • Customer service
  • Social and cultural sensitivity
  • Manage conflict
  • Work health and safety practices
  • First aid
  • Responsible service of alcohol
  • Provide advice on destinations
  • Prepare quotations and process reservations 

 

Certificate IV
National ID: SIT50116
State ID: AZU0
Industry Hospitality, Tourism and Events
VET Student Loans (VSL)

Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

Love traveling? This course will give you sound knowledge of the travel industry and a broad range of managerial skills to coordinate tourism operations.

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Love different cultures and traveling?

This qualification provides a pathway to work in any sector of the tourism and travel industry as a departmental or small business manager. This qualification allows for multiskilling and for specialisation in either operations management or marketing and product development.  After completing this course, you'll have sound knowledge of industry operations and a broad range of managerial skills to coordinate tourism and travel operations or marketing and product development activities. You'll be able to operate independently, having responsibility for others and the ability to make business decisions.

 

Diploma
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