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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 14 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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