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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism

  • National Course Code: SIT40116
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT40116-01V01-20BMT-002

Location – Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls

Study Type

Blended

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

18.2

Duration

36 Weeks

  • 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:

  • 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.

It's all happening at TAFE NSW InfoFest. Register for an information session to broaden your skills set to get ahead. Can't find an Information Session for you? Enquire Online or call 131601.

INFORMATION SESSIONS

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.

Date: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Time: 10.00am to 12.00pm
Location: Wentworth Falls Campus, Building D, Level 1, Room : college restaurant, elevation 867.

This is a flexible course. You will need to attend approximately 18.2 hours of class, over 3days a week, for36 weeks. .

You may also be required to complete approximately 2.8 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Assignment preparation, research, private study, industry visit, Travel Shows.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who:

  • Use a range of well developed tourism service, sales or operational skills and a sound knowledge of industry operations to coordinate tourism services.
    Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans policies and procedures to guide work activities.
    This qualification provides a pathway to work in many tourism industry sectors. This qualification is for unemployed learners, school leavers and mature age workers who are looking for work in the tourism industry.

SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT

TAFE NSW provides the following services to ensure a supported and successful learning environment for all students:
? Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
? Accessibility and Disability Services
? Personal Counselling
? Vocational Counselling
? Learning Support
? International Student Support
? Scholarships
? Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
The Student Services Centre is open Monday to Friday 8.30am ? 5pm.
All students for this course are required to complete ARE YOU READY or BKSB assessment. This will assist us to organise tutorial support for students.

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

This course is currently scheduled on Mondays 9.30am to 1.00pm, Wednesdays 9.30am to 2.30pm and Thursdays 9.30am to 1.00pm. 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?

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

There are no additional charges. All learner resources and workbooks will be supplied


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
  • Student Association - $20.00

Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.

A Unique Student Identifier is required prior to enrolment. To apply for your USI visit www.usi.gov.au If you cannot remember your USI or if you have forgotten you have one, please visit the USI Website for assistance in retrieving your USI.

For further assistance, contact the WSI Service Centre on 131 870 to enrol.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

Core Units
Number Title
SITXFIN002 Interpret financial information
SITTIND001 Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills
Elective Units
Number Title
SITTTSL016 Provide specialist advice on cruises
SITTTSL002 Access and interpret product information
SITTTSL004 Provide advice on Australian destinations
SITTTSL005 Sell tourism products and services
SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system
SITTTSL003 Provide advice on international destinations
SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations
SITTTSL008 Book supplier products and services
SITTTSL009 Process travel-related documentation
SITTTSL012 Construct normal international airfares
SITTTSL013 Construct promotional international airfares
SITXEBS001 Use social media in a business

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

Blue Mountains, Wentworth Falls
Mitchell Street, Wentworth Falls
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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