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  • SIT30216
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Certificate III in Travel

At a glance

At a glance

Kick start your career in travel with this entry-level course that will qualify you to work as an international, corporate or online travel consultant, or a reservation sales agent for a tour operator.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Reservation Sales Agent (Tour Operator)
  • International Corporate or Online Travel Consultant
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SIT30216 Certificate III in Travel

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Course overview

Course overview

Start your career in travel with this entry-level course. This course will qualify you to work across a number of strong-growth industries such as tourism, business, and online and corporate travel. You will have the skills to seek employment as an international corporate or online travel consultant, or a reservation sales agent for a tour operator.

This course will give you the knowledge to provide advice on domestic and international destinations, process travel-related documentation, prepare quotes, use reservation software, and show cultural and social sensitivities. Our highly-experienced team of industry professionals are the best in the business and will give you the tools you need to get ahead.

Successful completion of this course will qualify you to become an international corporate or online travel consultant, or a reservation sales agent for a tour operator. It will also give you the foundation skills to complete further studies in your field.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all core and 3 elective units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
SITXWHS001
Participate in safe work practices
SITXCOM002
Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXCCS006
Provide service to customers
SITTTSL013
Construct promotional international airfares
SITTTSL012
Construct normal international airfares
SITTTSL010
Use a computerised reservations or operations system
SITTTSL009
Process travel-related documentation
SITTTSL008
Book supplier products and services
SITTTSL006
Prepare quotations
SITTTSL005
Sell tourism products and services
SITTTSL004
Provide advice on Australian destinations
SITTTSL003
Provide advice on international destinations
SITTTSL002
Access and interpret product information
SITTIND001
Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
North and Far North Queensland
SITXCCS002
Provide visitor information
SITTTSL016
Provide specialist advice on cruises
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
Greater Brisbane
SITTTSL016
Provide specialist advice on cruises
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITTGDE005
Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities
Sunshine Coast
SITTTSL016
Provide specialist advice on cruises
BSBFIA301
Maintain financial records
SITXEBS001
Use social media in a business
Gold Coast
BSBSUS201
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
SITTTSL011
Source airfares for domestic flights
SITTTSL016
Provide specialist advice on cruises

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

Domestic Students
School Leavers must have completed Year 12 or equivalent with a Sound Achievement in English and Mathematics; or  Non school-leavers are selected according to eligibility and merit, vocational experience, previous study and personal competencies.  

 A sound achievement in Year 10 Maths and English is desirable, it is strongly recommended that students posses a sound knowledge of computing skills.  

 

International Students
The following Selection criteria requirements apply only to International Students:

  • English Language Proficiency: Academic IELTS 5.5 (no individual band less than 5.0) or ISLPR 2+ on all skills or other - For a list of all English Language test accepted by TAFE Queensland International
  • Academic Requirements: Completion of Year 10 (or equivalent). Non school-leavers must have relevant work experience or qualification that indicates likely success of course completion. For more information on the international education achievement levels equivalent to Year 10 and 12.

Students should be a minimum of 18 years of age. Student visa applicants under the age of 18 will be accepted where they demonstrate that they will be accompanied by a parent, legal custodian or a suitable relative who is aged 21 or over. This arrangement requires the approval of the Department of Home Affairs.  For more information visit Department of Home Affairs - Welfare Requirements for Student Visa Applicants under 18.

Resources required

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

You will be provided with a recommended reading list and/or required textbooks during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You may also be required to purchase uniform items (including TAFE Queensland branded items, standard black clothing, and enclosed shoes). These details will also be provided during orientation.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland