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Offering Info

Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

  • National Course Code: SIT50116
  • TAFE NSW code: SIT50116-01V01-20BLT-110

Location – Blacktown

Study Type

Full Time

Course Start Date

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Study Commitment

17.8 Hours per week

Duration

34 Weeks

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
  • VET Student Loans Available

Course Details

The nationally accredited Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management is your management pathway to a career as a manager of a travel agency, tours, incentives, sales, or marketing in the exciting world or travel and tourism. Now is a great time to establish yourself as a leader in this exciting and booming industry.

LEARN NEW SKILLS

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

  • Lead and manage a team
  • Coordinate tourism duties and promotional activities
  • Manage competing priorities, finances and risk
  • Produce marketing strategies
  • Manage projects
  • Analyse tourism data

DEVELOP YOUR TALENT

Develop the personal attributes that will help you get ahead in this career:

  • Great communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and enjoy working with people
  • Patience and attention to detail
  • Advanced management skills and an established leadership style

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS

Complete this course and gain:

  • A nationally recognised Diploma qualification
  • The confidence to work at a strategic level leading a team

Career opportunities:

  • Product manager
  • Reservations and sales manager
  • Travel agency manager
  • Tour operations manager

GROW YOUR CAREER

Take your career further:

  • Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management
  • Bachelor of Business with TAFE NSW Degrees

You could also undertake this course as part of a dual qualification through TAFE NSW and the University of Canberra:

  • Bachelor of Events and Tourism Management

INDUSTRY DEMAND

Tourism is one of five super-growth sectors primed to drive new jobs and advance the economy over the next decade. Tourism is a $100 billion industry and accounts for 10% of Australias exports. There is an estimated shortage of 38,000 workers in this sector making now a great time to join the industry or establish yourself in a leadership roles with this course.

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 entry requirements for this qualification.

TAFE NSW REQUIREMENTS

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

BE PREPARED

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

  • A passion for the travel industry
  • The ability to communicate and work well with others
  • Attention to detail
  • An aptitude for management and leadership

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

INFORMATION SESSIONS

There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.

STUDY COMMITMENT

This is a Full Time Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 17.8 hours of class, 4 days a week, for 34 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 1.8 hours of other study per week.

You may also be required to complete approximately15.1 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including assessment preparation, studying for in class assessments, revision of lessons, homework activities and industry research.

IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?

This course offering is designed for people who are:

  • Job seekers / retraining / existing workers upskilling
  • Age ranges from 15 ? 60+ years
  • Mix of school leavers and mature age learners with a variety of educational backgrounds
  • Many are not used to professional work environment or adult learning environments and the expectations that come with these

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
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

This course is currently scheduled on Monday to Thursday from 9 am to 5 pm. Stage 2-Semester 2 2020 students have a different attendance requirement. This program drops to 2-3 days a week. This timetable may change and will be confirmed.

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.

For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?

PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

This course is approved for a Commonwealth VET Student Loan (VSL). If you meet the VSL eligibility and academic suitability requirements, you are able to apply to the Commonwealth for a loan to cover all or part of your course fee. We will ask you whether you would like to apply for a VET Student Loan when you enrol and advise you of the process.

To complete your VET Student Loan application, you will need to provide:

  • Your Tax File Number (TFN). If you dont have a TFN, click here for information on how to apply for one. You can complete your loan application with a Certificate of Application for a TFN, but must provide your TFN as soon as it is issued. If you dont provide your TFN before your first census day, you will need to pay the tuition fees for that unit of study.
  • Your Commonwealth Higher Education Student Support Number (CHESSN) ). If you have previously accessed a loan via the Higher Education Loan Program (HELP), either at TAFE or university, you will already have a CHESSN. You must use the same CHESSN whenever you access a student loan. If you dont have CHESSN, we will allocate one on your behalf.
To be eligible for a VET Student Loan, you will need to be assessed as academically suitable to undertake high level VET study. You will need to provide:
  • A copy of your Australian Year 12 Certificate; OR
  • A copy of a certificate showing that you have been awarded a qualification at level 4 or above in the Australian Qualifications Framework (where the language of instruction was English). If you previously completed a Certificate IV or higher qualification at TAFE NSW, just let us know where and when you studied in your application; OR
  • Display competence at Exit Level 3 in the Australian Core Skills Framework in both reading and numeracy through an approved Language, Literacy and Numeracy test. We will let you know if this is required once you apply.
If you intend to apply for a VET Student Loan, its important you know your student obligations.

Find out more about VET Student Loans

Direct payment by Unit of Study instalments is available for this course.

The Units of Study and associated fees for this course are detailed above. Fees are charged on the census day for each Unit of Study. To secure a loan for part or all of your course, you must be eligible and submit a valid application to the Commonwealth for a VET Student Loan. You may withdraw prior to the census date without incurring a fee.

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

Enquire now for Semester 2 2020 and be notified when enrolments open.

TAFE NSW is open for business so to find out more information on this course including when it will start and how it will be delivered (face-to-face, in a virtual classroom, self-paced, online or a mixture), submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page. You can also call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.

* Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.

Core Units
Number Title
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXWHS003 Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
SITXFIN002 Interpret financial information
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
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
SITTTSL005 Sell tourism products and services
SITTTSL010 Use a computerised reservations or operations system
SITXHRM001 Coach others in job skills

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

Blacktown
Main Street , Blacktown
Phone 131 601

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