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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism

  • National Course Code: SIT40116
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT40116-01V01-19WCN-014

Location – Multiple Regional Locations

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

Anytime

Hours Per Week

12

Duration

2 Years

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Traineeship Allowed
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government

Course Details

Embark on a global career with our nationally accredited Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism. Learn from seasoned travel professionals about how to create life-changing experiences for your clients in this growing industry.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

Through theory and practical course-work, you will learn to:

  • Build customer relationships
  • Operate tours
  • Construct airfares
  • Interpret product information
  • Market travel and tourism destinations

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal qualities and skills needed to get ahead in this field:?

  • Communication skills to connect with clients
  • Customer service, collaboration and consultation skills
  • Patience and attention to detail

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Completing this course will equip you with:?

  • National recognition as a qualified travel consultant
  • Strong foundation for an exciting pathway to higher level qualifications

GROW YOUR CAREER

Continue your education adventure with further study.

Vocational pathway:

  • Diploma of Travel and Tourism
  • Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Tourism is one of five key 'super-growth sectors' driving new jobs and growth in the economy over the next decade. It 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 Australia's exports. There is an estimated shortage of 38,000 workers in this sector.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section

TRAINING PACKAGE REQUIREMENTS

There are no Training Package entry requirements for this qualification.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

There are no TAFE NSW entry requirements for this qualification.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this qualification.

WORK PLACEMENT

There is no work placement requirement for this qualification.

BE PREPARED

To be prepared for this course, it is recommended that you have:

  • Literacy and numeracy skills comparable to successfully completing high school

If you need support in preparation for study, contact us about your options.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we may need you to demonstrate that you can meet any additional requirements. If this section is empty, there are no additional requirements for this course.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session, head to www.tafensw.edu.au/infofest. Can't attend the Information Session? Enquire Online or call 131601

This qualification provides a pathway to work in the Tourism industry- sales, visitor information sector, also sales and product development area.

Once students are enrolled in this course a study plan will be developed in consultation with the student. Students will study by flexible delivery from home, using a range of course material to enable effective learning. Students will be monitored on a weekly basis with support provided from teaching staff.

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)
  • Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries

The earliest start date for this course will be 14/01/2019. Once students are enrolled a study plan will be developed in consultation with the student, delivery will be monitored on a weekly basis with support from 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?

A course materials charge of $300 is applicable to this course. this fee provides you with essential course resources, for use as a reference guide during and after the course.

READ BEFORE YOU ENROL

Learn about TAFE NSW Fees

Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding

RECOGNITION

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

Incidental Cost
  • Course Related Materials Charge - $300.00

Please contact the TAFE West Region Hotline 131601

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
SITTIND001 Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXFIN002 Interpret financial information
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
Elective Units
Number Title
BSBCMM401 Make a presentation
BSBSUS401 Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
SITTGDE004 Lead tour groups
SITTGDE005 Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities
SITTTSL002 Access and interpret product information
SITTTSL003 Provide advice on international destinations
SITTTSL004 Provide advice on Australian destinations
SITTTSL005 Sell tourism products and services
SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations
SITTTSL007 Process reservations
SITXCCS002 Provide visitor information
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXHRM002 Roster staff
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITTPPD001 Package tourism products

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

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.

Course Location

Western Connect
Cnr Browne & Harold Sts, Forbes
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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