Course Info

Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

National Course Code: SIT60116


The nationally accredited Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management prepares you for a variety of senior leadership roles in the travel and tourism industry. Make effective strategic decisions, strengthen your industry knowledge and lead your team to success with this hands-on advanced qualification.


Through practical course work, you will learn how to:

  • Lead people and teams
  • Develop tourism products
  • Implement project management methodology
  • Create and implement onshore and global marketing strategies
  • Design and embed business planning
  • Establish and conduct productive business relationships


Develop the professional skills needed to get ahead in this field:

  • Curiosity and adventure
  • Effective communication to interact with clients and suppliers and lead a high-performing team
  • Patience and attention to detail
  • Analytical and strategic thinking


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Advanced Diploma level

Career opportunities:

Completing the Advanced Diploma, alongside relevant industry experience, will provide you with a pathway to job roles, including:

  • General manager
  • Account manager
  • Business development manager
  • Director of groups and incentives


Consider taking your training to the next level with a TAFE NSW study pathway:

  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees


Tourism is a key driver of the Australian economy. It is an industry worth $100 billion and accounts for 10% of our exports. Take your career further in this exciting sector with a trusted TAFE NSW tourism qualification.


This course is currently available at 1 campus location across NSW and online. Enquire now for other locations.

Course details

People who are successful in this industry have:

  • A sense of curiosity and adventure
  • Great communication and relationship skills to work with clients, suppliers and team members
  • Patience and attention to detail
  • An aptitude for leadership and management
  • Analytical and strategic thinking capabilities

Assessments give you the opportunity to demonstrate what you have learned and to identify the knowledge or skills that may need further development.

In this course you will undertake:

  • Case studies
  • Practical skills assessments
  • Projects
  • Theory knowledge assessments

The Certificate III in Travel gives you the underpinning skills and knowledge to gain employment as a travel consultant in the travel industry.

The Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism takes your foundation industry skills further by providing additional leadership training to assist you in securing more senior roles.

The Diploma of Travel and Tourism allows you to develop a comprehensive understanding of industry operations to give you a competitive edge in this exciting industry. The diploma can lead to a variety of roles in the travel and tourism sector which may include leadership positions.

The Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management is designed for those with a passion for the travel industry who are looking to move into senior leadership roles. You will gain extensive industry knowledge, wide-ranging managerial skills and the ability to make effective strategic decisions.

Depending on your campus location, you may have the opportunity to participate in excursions that take you behind the scenes in the travel and tourism industry.

You will gain hands-on experience in:

  • Leadership and management
  • Working with people from diverse social and cultural backgrounds
  • Booking domestic and international travel itineraries
  • Providing excellent customer service
  • Advanced sales techniques
  • Managing financial transactions

TAFE NSW is known for delivering theory along with practical, hands-on learning.

In the Advanced Diploma, you will work on real-world projects in a simulated environment, such as:

  • Creating travel bookings for a broad range of customers to destinations across the globe

You will have access to industry specific computer rooms, studios, study areas, presentation areas and general student facilities available at most TAFE NSW campuses.

The Travel Agency and Tour Arrangement Services industry in Australia is forecast to generate $10.1 billion in revenue and grow by an annualised 4.0% over five years through to 2023/24.
Employment outcomes linked to this qualification include tourism businesses such as travel agencies, tour wholesalers, tour operators, inbound tour operators, tourist attractions and visitor information centres.

The electives are informed by industry needs and trends including identified areas of growth.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • VET Student Loans Available
  • Full Time
  • Study Online

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Hamilton: Online

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,630.00
  • Start Date: 01 Jul 2021
  • Duration: 52 Weeks

Wollongong: Full Time

  • Max. Fee If Eligible For Subsidy: $4,630.00
  • Start Date: 12 Jul 2021
  • Duration: 36 Weeks

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