SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

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Course description

The Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management (SIT50116) is an advanced qualification for people needing a practical mix of administration, leadership, and travel marketing skills. Over 18 months of part-time study you’ll be learning how to manage and market a tour operation or travel agency. Study topics include customer service, conflict resolution, communication, leadership, financial management, selling tourism products and services.

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Nationally recognised

Average duration

12 months

Online or Distance

On-campus

Suitable For

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

Communications and Media

Media production, communication, and dissemination. Includes written, spoken, and visual media.

Customer and Personal Service

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

Sales and Marketing

Showing, promoting, and selling products or services, including marketing strategy and tactics and sales control systems.

Service Orientation

Looking for ways to help people.

Outcomes

This course can help you get a job as:

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

Government funding

The Australian government provides funding to help students who are completing the SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management. 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 SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management 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

Australian Qualifications Framework
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.

Recognition of Prior Learning
RTOs are also able to offer Recognition of Prior Learning for work experience or formal qualifications you may have undertaken to shorten the time you have to study. Ask a course provider for more details during the enrolment process.

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These course providers offer the SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management:

Australian Careers Business College
Online / On Campus
TAFE Queensland
Online / On Campus
North Regional TAFE
Distance