Course Start Date
19 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Traineeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate III in Tourism is your launchpad to an exciting career in a dynamic and diverse sector. Provide great customer service to help others have the adventure of their dreams as a booking agent, tour coordinator or reservation agent, among other jobs.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical course work, 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 YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Strong collaboration and teamwork skills
- Good communication skills
- A friendly approach and enjoyment of helping others
- Efficient problem-solving ability
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- A strong foundation to start your career in the tourism industry
- Adventure tourism guide
- Booking agent
- Customer service agent
- Inbound tour coordinator
- Museum attendant
- Reservation sales agent
- Visitor information officer
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism
- Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management
- Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management
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This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
Discover the skills you need, for the job you want at a TAFE NSW Information Session.
This is a full time, combination course. You must attend approximately 19 hours of class. You may also be required to complete approximately 6 hours of additional study. This additional study could include private study, work placements and research.
The course will run 4 days a week for 18 weeks.
Tourism Face-to-Face classes (where applicable) will be conducted at a either Bankstown Campus, Blacktown Campus or Campbelltown Campus. This will be confirmed once course enrolments are finalised.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday with all day classes and Wednesday morning classes. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
You are required to provide your own device to access the TAFE NSW Moodle, Microsoft Teams and complete all your course work and assessments. A laptop or PC is recommended. A smartphone will not meet your requirements.
TAFE NSW students who do not have access to Internet or Microsoft Teams via their own device may access computer facilities through TAFE NSW Libraries. If you require access to a computer, please contact your nearest TAFE NSW Library, as bookings may be required.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
|SITTIND001||Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry|
|SITXCCS006||Provide service to customers|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
|SITXWHS001||Participate in safe work practices|
|SITTTSL003||Provide advice on international destinations|
|SITTTSL016||Provide specialist advice on cruises|
|SITXHRM001||Coach others in job skills|
|SITTTSL001||Operate online information systems|
|SITTTSL002||Access and interpret product information|
|SITTTSL009||Process travel-related documentation|
|SITTTSL004||Provide advice on Australian destinations|
|SITTTSL005||Sell tourism products and services|
|SITTTSL008||Book supplier products and services|
|SITTTSL010||Use a computerised reservations or operations system|
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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