Certificate III in Tourism
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Full Time: 1 yearPart Time: 1-2 years (Traineeship) 1 year - 18 months (Workplace)
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of Federation Training. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges..
- Study Modes
- Traineeship; Full Time
- 9:00am - 4:00pm
Phone: (03) 5120 4542
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
Combining work with travel is a great way to see the world, and a career in the tourism industry is a good starting point.
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed tourism service, sales or operational skills. It provides a pathway to work in many tourism industry sectors and for a diversity of employers including tour operators, inbound tour operators, visitor information centres, attractions, cultural and heritage sites and any small tourism business requiring multi-skilled employees.
Over 1 year full time you can complete your Certificate III in Tourism and Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism as a dual qualification.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Tourism.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)Many Federation Training courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
- Booking Agent
- Visitor Information Officer
- Cellar door salesperson and guide in a winery
- Attraction or theme park attendant
- Senior ride operator in an attraction or theme park
- Operations consultant for a tour operator
- Reservation sales agent for a tour operator
- Guide and salesperson in an Indigenous cultural centre •
- Inbound tour coordinator
- Sales consultant
- Museum attendant
Entry RequirementsIndividuals may enter this qualification with limited or no vocational experience and without a lower level qualification.
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentAssessment for this course will include a combination of competency based assessment methods.
Opportunities For Further Study
After achieving this qualification, individuals could progress to SIT40212 Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism which can also lead in to further pathway options.
|Diploma of Travel and Tourism
||Inbound groups manager, Inbound sales manager, Product manager, Reservations manager, Retail travel agency manager, Visitor Information Manager, Tourism/Operations Manager, Marketing Manager, Attraction Manager, Tour Operations Manager, Incentives manager, Operations manager, Sales manager
|Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism
||Tourism Information Supervisory Officer, Tour Guide, Hotel Reception, Retail Travel Agent, Senior Operations Coordinator, Reservation sales or Call Centre Supervisor, Account manager, Assistant manager, Marketing coordinator, Operations supervisor, Product coordinator, Promotions officer, Senior or supervisory retail consultant, Sales coordinator, Sales executive
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
||Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
||Provide service to customers
||Show social and cultural sensitivity
||Participate in safe work practices
||*A selection of 11 elective units are to be undertaken. Please contact us for further information.