SIT30316 Certificate III in Guiding

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Course description

Become a tour guide with Certificate III in Guiding (SIT30316). This nationally recognised qualification will give you the skills and confidence you need to lead tour groups to Australian destinations. The course takes 1 year and covers: customer service, communication, preparing and delivering group activities and commentary, developing regional knowledge, Australian indigenous culture and heritage, cultural and social sensitivities.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

6 months

Online or Distance

On-campus or Workplace


This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Tour Coordinator$960 weekly pay
Tour Adviser$960 weekly pay
Exhibition Coordinator$960 weekly pay
Museum Attendant$960 weekly pay
Tourism Officer$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Tour Guide$1,150 weekly pay
Tour Driver$1,050 weekly pay
Travel Agency Manager$1,400 weekly pay
Travel Consultant$1,150 weekly pay
Travel Agent$1,150 weekly pay

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the SIT30316 Certificate III in Guiding. The type of funding you receive depends on the state that you live in.

There are eligibility requirements for each type of funding. Enquire with a course provider to check your eligibility.

Payment options

Interest free payment plan
Most course providers offer flexible payment options for the SIT30316 Certificate III in Guiding such as weekly, bi-monthly, or monthly interest-free payments for those who do not wish (or are unable) to pay their tuition fees outright. There is usually a discount for those who pay their tuition fees upfront. Enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Benefits of nationally recognised training

This is a nationally recognised course delivered by Registered Training Organisations (RTOs). RTOs are strictly regulated by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA). This guarantees you will be studying a quality-assured and nationally recognised qualification.

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These course providers offer the SIT30316 Certificate III in Guiding:

North Regional TAFE
Distance / On Campus
PNL 4WDriving
On Campus