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Offering Info

Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism

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

Location – Wollongong

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

03 Feb 2020

Hours Per Week

30

Duration

18 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.

You will be required to complete a number of units online. There will be support sessions timetabled each week to assist with the use of these resources.

To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend InfoFest on:

Date: Monday, 22 January 2020
Time: 10.00am to 5.00pm
Location: TAFE NSW Wollongong, Building V, Level Ground, Twenty Twenty Restaurant.

STUDY COMMITMENT
This is a fulltime blended course. You will need to attend approximately 24 hours of class, over 4 days a week, for 18 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 6 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately 12 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including private study, review of learning, assessment preparation and digital support workshops (1hr/week).

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for:

  • The role of skilled operators who use a broad range of tourism or travel skills and sound knowledge of industry operations to coordinate travel or tourism services. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems. Many people have supervisory responsibilities and plan, monitor and evaluate the work of team members.

    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 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9.00am to 5.00pm. 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?

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

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.

For further information or assistance, call 131 601

If you are interested in studying as a Trainee please call 131 601 for full details.

Find out more about Applying and Enrolling

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

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Course Location

Wollongong
Foleys Lane, North Wollongong
Phone 131 601

Fees information

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