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Certificate III in Tourism

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Looking for a career in an industry that's in high demand and will let you travel the world? The Certificate III in Tourism is the ideal starting place for a career in the tourism and travel industry.

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
12 months full-time
Course Code
SIT30116
Study Mode
In person, Online
Intake Months
Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec
Domestic Fees
$3,070 total

About this course

Looking for a career in an industry that's in high demand and will let you travel the world?

The Certificate III in Tourism is the ideal starting place for a career in the tourism and travel industry. You will develop a range of tourism service, sales or operational skills and gain a sound knowledge of industry operations to coordinate tourism services.

This qualification will prepare you to work in many travel and tourism roles for a diverse range of employers. This may include travel agencies, tour wholesalers, tour operators, inbound tour operators, tourist attractions, visitor information centres, accommodation and other tourism businesses.

Study locations

Warrnambool

Online

What you will learn

The Certificate III in Tourism will give you the confidence and skills required to work in the diverse tourism and travel industry.

During this course, you will learn skills and knowledge in:

  • tourism service
  • sales
  • industry operations
  • coordinate tourism services
  • discretion and judgment
  • processing travel-related documents
  • using social media
  • preparing quotes
  • providing advice on Australian and international destinations
  • using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities

This course also allows for multi-skilling and specialisation in office-based roles involving the planning and coordination of tourism services, or roles in the field where products are delivered.

Career pathways

Upon completion of this course, you will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to gain work in a variety of tourism sectors and employers including tour operators, inbound tour operators, visitor information centres, attractions, cultural and heritage sites, and any small tourism business.

Possible job outcomes include:

  • adventure tourism guide
  • attendant or senior ride operator in an attraction or theme park
  • booking agent
  • cellar door salesperson and guide in a winery
  • customer service agent
  • guide and salesperson in an Indigenous cultural centre
  • inbound tour coordinator
  • marine tourism guide or dive tour operator
  • museum attendant
  • operations consultant for a tour operator
  • reservations sales agent sales consultant
  • visitor information officer

How to apply

There are five simple steps to apply for a course with us.

  1. Apply - complete a short online application form. Once this form is submitted we'll send you a thank you email.
  2. Get ready - your thank-you email will contain links to a pre-training review, to a unique student identifier and to government-subsidised training eligibility.
  3. Chat with your teacher - your teacher or course specialist will contact you about your Pre-Training Review outcomes and additional course information.
  4. Enrol - after chatting with your teacher, you will receive an email with your enrolment form and a link to verify your identity.
  5. Sign - once you've completed your enrolment, you will receive a declaration form to review and sign.

If need any assistance with applying, contact our Customer Service team on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.