SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

CRICOS Course Code: 093455K

Duration: 52 weeks (inclusive of holidays)

Campuses: Brisbane | Hobart | Cairns

Prospectus : Frontier Education Prospectus

Course Description

This qualification provides a pathway to work in a variety of sectors within the tourism and travel industry. Potential employers include travel agencies, tour wholesalers, tour operators, tourist attractions and visitor information centers. This qualification allows for multitasking and for specialisation in tourism and travel coordination.

Entry Requirements

Academic

Students entering SIT50116 Diploma Of Travel And Tourism Management must meet the following academic and English entry requirements:

  • A candidate must be a minimum age of 18 year & above AND
  • Completed the equivalent of Australian Year 12 or Certificate IV or higher

English requirements

International students applying either off-shore or on-shore will require:

IELTS:

  • A minimum IELTS (General/Academic) test score of 5.5 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course at Diploma level or higher;
  • Up to 10 weeks of ELICOS course to be undertaken for every 0.5 level of IELTS requirement, before the commencement of the main VET course

Results older than two (2) years are not acceptable   OR

PTE:

  • A minimum PTE (Academic) test score of 42 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course at Diploma level or higher;
  • A minimum PTE (Academic) test score of 36 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course at Diploma level or higher & up to 10 weeks of ELICOS course to be undertaken, before the commencement of the main VET course

Results older than two (2) years are not acceptable   OR

Cambridge English:

  • A minimum Cambridge English test score of 162 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course at Diploma level or higher;
  • A minimum Cambridge English test score of 154 or equivalent for direct entry into a VET course at Diploma level or higher & up to 10 weeks of ELICOS course to be undertaken, before the commencement of the main VET course

Results older than two (2) years are not acceptable   OR

  • To provide evidence that they have studied in English for at least five (5) years in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Republic of Ireland, South Africa, United Kingdom or United States   OR
  • To provide evidence that, within two (2) years of their application date, they have successfully completed in Australia, a foundation course or a Senior Secondary Certificate of Education or a substantial part of a Certificate IV or higher level qualification, from the Australian Qualifications Framework   OR
  • Students who are on-shore (in Australia) at the time of application can undertake an internal Frontier Education Language (written & oral), Literacy and Numeracy test before the commencement of the main VET course

Career Opportunities

Possible job roles relevant to this qualification include:

  • Tour Operations
  • Visitor-information Centre Manager
  • Retail-Travel Agency
  • Inbound Groups Manager
  • Inbound Sales Manager
  • Incentives Manager
  • Tour Operations-Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Product Development Manager
  • Reservations Manager
  • Travel-agency Manager
  • Sales Manager
Course Structure

Students will need to complete the following 23 units of competencies to attain the qualification

Core Units:
  • BSBDIV501: Manage diversity in the workplace
  • SITTIND001: Source and use information on the tourism and travel and travel industry
  • SITXCCS007: Enhance customer service experiences
  • SITXCCS008: Develop and manage quality customer service practices
  • SITXCOM005: Manage conflict
  • SITXFIN002: Interpret financial information
  • SITXFIN003: Manage finances within a budget
  • SITXFIN004: Prepare and monitor budgets
  • SITXHRM003: Lead and manage people
  • SITXMGT001: Monitor work operations
  • SITXMGT002: Establish and conduct business relationships
  • SITXWHS003: Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
Elective units:
  • BSBADM502: Manage meetings
  • BSBCMM401: Make a presentation
  • BSBMKG510: Plan e-marketing communications
  • BSBSUS401: Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • SITTPPD001: Package tourism products
  • SITTTSL003: Provide advice on international destinations
  • SITTTSL004: Provide advice on Australian destinations
  • SITTTSL002: Access and interpret product information
  • SITTTSL006: Prepare quotations
  • SITTTSL016: Provide specialist advice on cruises
  • SITXCCS002: Provide visitor information

Study Option: On Campus

Course tuition fees: Please contact us for course fees.

Delivery Locations: Brisbane, Cairns & Hobart

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