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Course Description

The Certificate III in Travel (SIT30216) is perfect for students wanting a career in retail travel or to work for employers that specialise in corporate tours both in Australia and Internationally.

Students begin their studies gaining knowledge foundational to the tourism and travel sector, then learn the key skills required to sell tourism products and services. This is a practical qualification and students graduate knowing how to provide advice on Australian and International travel destinations; prepare quotes; book airfares and other supplier products; use a computerised reservation system; and process travel documents.

The Certificate III in Travel SIT30216 is a nationally recognised training qualification and part of the official Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.

Recognition of Prior Learning

The skills and knowledge that you bring to your studies through previous education or employment experience may be credited towards specific units in this course, which can help to shorten your course duration. Please enquire with a course provider to find out more.

Tafe

The Certificate III in Travel (SIT30216) is not available from any Tafe institutions on our database but may be available from other registered training organisations with Government Funding available in your area. See Course Providers.

Average Course Fee

$SIT30216

Average Duration

6 months

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On-campus providers

Nationally Recognised Training

Suitable For

This course is ideal for people who have the following knowledge, skills or abilities:

Control Precision

Quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat.

Customer and Personal Service

Such as understanding customer needs, providing good quality service, and measuring customer satisfaction.

Public Safety and Security

Use of equipment, rules and ideas to protect people, data, property, and institutions.

Transportation

Moving people or goods by air, rail, sea, or road.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Tour Coordinator$960 weekly pay
Front of House Assistant$960 weekly pay
Exhibition Coordinator$960 weekly pay

This course can help you progress to:

Job TitleAvg Salary
Tour Driver$1,150 weekly pay
Travel Agent$1,150 weekly pay
Travel Agency Manager$1,250 weekly pay
Tour Guide$1,150 weekly pay
Travel Consultant$1,150 weekly pay

Subjects

You will be required to complete a number of units of competencey for this qualifiation. Example units have been provided below but may vary for each provider.

SITTIND001
Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source and use current and emerging information on the tourism and travel industry. This includes industry structures, technology, laws and ethical issues specifically relevant to the tourism and travel industry. Tourism and travel personnel integrate this essential knowledge on a daily basis to work effectively in the industry.

SITTTSL002
Access and interpret product information

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to access product information on tourism, travel, hospitality, or events products to fulfil sales or operational needs. It requires the ability to identify sources of information and to interpret specific details of the products. This unit is not about having an in-depth knowledge of products, but focuses on the ability to source and interpret information.

SITTTSL003
Provide advice on international destinations

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source and provide customer information and advice relating to international destinations and their features. It requires the ability to identify appropriate information sources and research destinations in order to develop and update a general destination knowledge base. This unit is not about having an in-depth knowledge of every destination but focuses on the ability to collect and interpret destination information.

SITTTSL004
Provide advice on Australian destinations

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source and provide customer information and advice relating to Australian destinations and their features. It requires the ability to identify appropriate information sources and research destinations in order to develop and update a general destination knowledge base. This unit is not about having an in-depth knowledge of every destination but focuses on the ability to collect and interpret destination information.

SITTTSL005
Sell tourism products and services

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to proactively sell tourism, travel, hospitality or event products. It requires the ability to identify specific customer needs, suggest a range of products to meet those needs, provide current and accurate product information and close the sale. The unit only covers sales skills and not related product and destination knowledge which is covered in other units.

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Government Funding

Each state provides its own Government funding initiatives. Here is a list of funding initiatives that are available for this course.

NSW Smart and Skilled

NSW Smart and Skilled is the funding program in NSW for Vocational Education and Training (VET). NSW Smart and Skilled provides financial assistance to help people in NSW get the skills they need to find a job and advance their careers.

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