Diploma of Travel and Tourism
- Course Code
- SIT50112 (Expressions of interest)
- Course Type
- Accredited Course
- Course Level
- Skills Deepening
- Hospitality & Tourism
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Full Time: 1 yearPart Time: 2 years
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- Part Time (Day); Full Time
- 9.00am - 4.00pm
Phone: (03) 5120 4542
Fax: 1300 094 661
Post: PO Box 3279, GMC 3841
Course OverviewThis qualification reflects the role of individuals who use sound knowledge of industry operations and a broad range of managerial skills to coordinate Tourism and Travel operations or marketing and product development activities. They operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.
Qualifications And RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Diploma of Travel and Tourism.
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- Retail Travel Agency Manager
- Visitor Information Centre Manager
- Tour Manager
- Tourism/Operations Manager
It is strongly recommended that individuals entering this qualification hold SIT30112 Certificate III in Tourism, SIT31312 Certificate III in Travel or SIT30612 Certificate III in Events.
Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who are able to demonstrate tourism and travel industry knowledge, customer service and operational skills.
The individual must either:
Be formally assessed through a training program or recognition process, against one of the unit clusters below.
Have relevant tourism and travel industry employment experience. A job that has involved the application of skills described in one of the unit clusters would be a satisfactory indicator for entry. A determination need not involve a formal process of measuring, evaluating or recording performance against the units of competency.
The unit clusters for different pathways are as follows:
- Events pathway
- Guiding pathway
- Inbound tour wholesaling pathway
- Retail travel and outbound wholesaling pathway
- Tourism operations (office-based pathway)
- Visitor information services pathway
(Please contact us for further information on specific units within these clusters)
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
A range of assessment methods will be used, including activities, examinations and assignments.
Opportunities For Further StudyAfter achieving this qualification, individuals could progress to further higher education pathway options. Please contact us for further details
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
||Write complex documents
||Manage quality customer service
||Interpret financial information
||Manage finances within a budget
||Prepare and monitor budgets
||Lead and manage people
||Monitor work operations
||Establish and conduct business relationships
||Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
||*A selection of 7 elective units are to be undertaken. Please contact us for further information.