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Certificate III in Tourism

National Course Code: SIT30116


The nationally accredited Certificate III in Tourism is your launch pad to a career in a dynamic and diverse sector as a booking agent, tour coordinator, theme park or museum attendant, reservation agent or small tourism business.


Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn to:

  • Work effectively in the tourism industry
  • Provide great customer service
  • Research and interpret information to support sales
  • Apply practical skills to succeed in contemporary tourism settings


Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead:

  • Great communication skills
  • Collaborative team player spirit
  • Problem solving skills to find practical and creative solutions


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
  • A strong foundation to start your career in the tourism industry

Career opportunities

  • Adventure tourism guide
  • Theme park attendant
  • Booking agent
  • Cellar door salesperson
  • Customer service agent
  • Inbound tour coordinator
  • Marine tourism guide or dive tour operator
  • Museum attendant
  • Reservations sales agent
  • Visitor information officer


Take your career further:

  • Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism
  • Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management
  • Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Events and Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees


Tourism is one of five key super-growth sectors driving new jobs and growth in the economy over the next decade and is a key driver of the Australian economy. Tourism is a $100 billion industry (total revenue for the last financial year) and accounts for 10% of Australias exports. There is an estimated shortage of 38,000 workers in this sector.


This course is currently available at 7 campus locations across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • Blended, Full Time, Part Time Day
  • Study Online

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