National code: SIT60122

Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

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Overview About this course

Achieve the highest level of qualification in Travel and Tourism at TAFE NSW. Your passion for travel will be enriched through the strong business focus. Harness skills essential to any senior managerial position and watch your career take flight.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

Through a mixture of theory and practical course work, learn to:

  • Lead and work with people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds

  • Book domestic and international travel itineraries

  • Prepare and monitor budgets

  • Implement project management methodology

  • Create and implement onshore and global marketing strategies

  • Design and embed business planning

  • Establish and conduct productive business relationships

Course outcomes

Gain practical experience and develop specialist skills that give you an advantage in the job market.

  • Skills and knowledge to manage the business operations of a travel or tourism company

  • Experience using relevant software currently used in the tourism and travel industry

  • The ability to manage a diverse team

  • Strong pathways to enhance your career opportunities and gain senior level roles

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this qualification. You can enrol today.

Entry recommendations

To be prepared for this course, we recommend that you have:

  • The ability to communicate and work well with others

  • An aptitude for management and leadership

  • Strategic thinking

  • A passion for the travel and tourism industry

  • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 12 high school level


  • You may be asked to complete a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) skills test. This helps us to understand your individual study needs, to design an individualised plan that supports your study success and ensures your LLN skills match the demands of the course.

TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.

Pathways Future career and study options

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: account manager, business development manager, director of groups and incentives, director of marketing, director of product development operations manager, director of sales and general manager.

Study pathways

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Your experience counts

At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous study and work experience. You can apply for recognition of prior learning or a credit transfer with any of our courses. If you're successful you'll get your qualification faster.

Units Units taught in this course

Courses are made up of a combination of both core and specialty units. In the Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management qualification, you’ll need to successfully complete 27 units of competency, including 17 core and 10 speciality units.

Please note, not all specialty units are offered at every TAFE NSW location. It is highly recommended that you check with your preferred campus for information about the specialty units offered at that location.

Core units are central to the job outcomes of a particular industry or occupation. These are the units industry has agreed are essential to be capable and qualified at a particular study level.

  • Manage business risk BSBOPS504

  • Develop and implement business plans BSBOPS601

  • Lead diversity and inclusion BSBTWK501

  • Write complex documents BSBWRT411

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TAFE NSW services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

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