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International Course Info

Certificate IV in Guiding

  • National Code: SIT40216
  • CRICOS Code: 092341F

This course is for people who want to work as a tour guide in a variety of tourism-related contexts such as local guides, ecotourism guides, indigenous guides and tour guides.

This qualification will provide you with a pathway to work as a guide in many tourism industry sectors, such as inbound tour operators, outbound tour wholesalers, local tour operators, or owner-operators of small tourism or travel businesses.

Subject area: Tourism and Events

Course code:
R11560
Course fee:
A$8,340
0.5 Year

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • While there is no formal academic entry requirement for this course, it is recommended applicants have completed Year 12 or equivalent.
  • Academic IELTS 5.5 or TOEFL (iBT) 46 or English Language Programs (Beginner to Advanced) at TAFE NSW or equivalent
  • COURSE INTAKES

    FOR 2019

    Ultimo
    Sydney Institute
    Total course fee: A$8,340 Enrol: Feb , Jul

    FOR 2020

    Ultimo
    Sydney Institute
    Total course fee: A$8,340 Enrol: Feb , Jul
     

    COURSE STRUCTURE AND UNITS

    To receive the Certificate IV in Guiding students must complete all core units and, if available, a range of additional units.

    Note: Additional units contain compulsory and elective units which may vary between each semester and campus, and will depend on a number of considerations including the packaging rules for the qualification and demand for the unit.

    CORE UNITS ADDITIONAL UNITS

    ARTICULATIONS

    When you finish this course you may be eligible to study the Diploma R11791 or Advanced Diploma RS11563 of Travel and Tourism Management.

     

    ADDITIONAL COSTS

    Course fees and duration can vary based on the Institute you want to study at, the entry requirements for the course, and the year you will begin study.

    Additional costs for uniforms, equipment, textbooks and materials (if applicable) range from A$300 - $1,000 per course.

    CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

    • Possible job titles include: cultural guide
    • heritage guide
    • interpretive guide
    • nature-based guide
    • tour director
    • tour guide
    • tour manager
    • walking guide