Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

Course Code SIT60116
Campus Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details
Duration 1445 hours

Course Overview

The SIT60116 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management is the recognised qualification to become a qualified account manager, business development manager, director of groups and incentives, director of marketing, director of product development operations manager, director of sales or general manager.

The SIT60116 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management reflects the role of senior managers with advanced operational skills who use a broad range of travel or tourism skills, combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry operations, to coordinate travel or tourism operations. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management and operational decisions.

Looking to boost your career and satisfy the travel bug? With so many operators and destinations vying for top spot, you can stay a step ahead with the Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism.

Gain skills and knowledge to run your own business or take on a senior management role in this growing industry. We’ll teach you latest technology in tourism operations. Learn marketing, financial and people management skills you need to be a leader and employer. Join our graduates as experts in the field. Market and promote amazing experiences, run successful operations and give people the holiday they’ve dreamed of.

This qualification is delivered on campus. Students are required to have current industry experience in Travel and Tourism at management or owner level.

You will be enrolled into a current qualification.

Pathways / Employment Opportunities

The SIT60116 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management is designed for those wishing to further their knowledge and skills to seek employment in the Travel and Tourism industry.

Working in this industry may involve long hours, shift and weekend work.This course will prepare you with the skills and knowledge to pursue a career as:

  • account manager
  • business development manager
  • director of groups and incentives
  • director of marketing
  • director of product development operations manager
  • director of sales
  • general manager

Further studies
After gaining the SIT60116 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism management, you might wish to undertake further study at a Degree level.

Sessions - Dates/Times

Contact your local GOTAFE campus on 1300 GOTAFE (468 233) for full details

Attendance and Commitment

It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.

Students are encouraged to attend all face-to-face sessions and participate in webinars.

Course Co-ordinator

Name: Audrey Ash
Location: Shepparton

Fee Information
Type Average Enrolled Hours Hourly Fee Rate Indicative Tuition Fee Hourly Govt Subsidy Rate Total Govt Contribution
Govt Subsidised-Standard 1,445 $6.00 $8,670.00 $5.50 $7,947.50
Full Fee 1,445 $10.25 $14,811.25 N/A N/A
Course Materials 1,445 $0.40 $578.00 N/A N/A

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.

You will receive an Indicative Fee Statement when you decide upon your course. A finalised invoice will be issued upon enrolment. Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.

Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:

  • Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
  • E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
  • Excursions

Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Book Shop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your Course Information session or during the Pre-Training review Interview.

Entry Requirements

Training package entry requirements
There are no training package requirements for this qualification.

GOTAFE preferred entry requirements
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:

  • Attend an interview
  • Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
  • Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
  • It is strongly recommended that those entering this qualification possess a Diploma qualification or vocational experience at a coordination or management level in events, or in fields such as business, creative industries, hospitality, sport, tourism or travel. However this is not mandatory.
Units of Competency

SIT60116 – Core Units

BSBMGT617 – Develop and implement a business plan
SITXMPR007 – Develop and implement marketing strategies
SITXCCS008 – Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITTPPD008 – Develop tourism products
SITXCCS007 – Enhance customer service experiences
SITXMGT002 – Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXWHS004 – Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
SITXFIN002 – Interpret financial information
SITXHRM003 – Lead and manage people
BSBDIV501 – Manage diversity in the workplace
SITXFIN003 – Manage finances within a budget
BSBRSK501 – Manage risk
SITXMGT001 – Monitor work operations
SITXFIN004 – Prepare and monitor budgets
SITXGLC001 – Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITTIND001 – Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
BSBWRT401 – Write complex documents

SIT60116 – Elective Units

SITTTSL002 – Access and interpret product information
SITTTSL008 – Book supplier products and services
BSBSUS501 – Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
SITXFIN005 – Manage physical assets
SITXMGT003 – Manage projects
SITXHRM006 – Monitor staff performance
SITXMPR006 – Obtain and manage sponsorship
SITTTSL006 – Prepare quotations
SITTTSL007 – Process reservations
SITTTSL004 – Provide advice on Australian destinations
SITXCCS002 – Provide visitor information
SITXHRM004 – Recruit, select and induct staff
SITTTSL005 – Sell tourism products and services
SITXFSA001 – Use hygienic practices for food safety

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods may include:

  • Written
  • Practical assessments
  • Portfolio
Skills Recognition

Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification.  There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.

You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking.  You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:

  • Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
  • Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.
Information Sessions

For further information regarding this course please call 1300 468 233.


Please note:  Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review.  This will consider your:

  • Aspirations/career goals
  • Educational attainment and capability
  • Literacy and numeracy skills
  • Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Individual Needs

Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.

Learner’s Rights

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.

Student Welfare Unit

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.

Services include on campus supports and remote supports

  • Counselling
  • employment information
  • careers
  • activities etc.
Educational Support Services

As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.

Where to from here?

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