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Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management


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Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management – SIT60116

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Course Overview

Boost your career and satisfy the travel bug with the Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management.

Learn the operational, financial, and managerial skills to lead teams and coordinate a successful tourism business. We'll teach you the latest technology and practices in tourism operations, and you'll learn to market and promote amazing experiences to give your customers the holiday they've dreamed of.

This course is delivered on campus in Shepparton.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you to work in a senior role in the Travel and Tourism industry.

Roles you may be eligible for include:

  • Account Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Director of Groups and Incentives
  • Director of Marketing
  • Director of Product Development
  • Operations Manager
  • General Manager.

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study at the university level.

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

On Campus/Flexible Delivery over 2 years - 1 Day per week - Semester 1/2020

On Campus/Flexible Delivery over 2 years - 1 Day per week - Semester 2/2020

Fee Information

1. Subsidised Standard
2. Full Fee
Course Materials

The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2020 and may change without notice.

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 Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.

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.
Core Units
Manage diversity in the workplace
Develop and implement a business plan
Manage risk
Write complex documents
Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
Develop tourism products
Enhance customer service experiences
Develop and manage quality customer service practices
Interpret financial information
Manage finances within a budget
Prepare and monitor budgets
Research and comply with regulatory requirements
Lead and manage people
Monitor work operations
Establish and conduct business relationships
Develop and implement marketing strategies
Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
Elective Units
Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
Access and interpret product information
Provide advice on Australian destinations
Sell tourism products and services
Prepare quotations
Process reservations
Book supplier products and services
Provide visitor information
Manage physical assets
Use hygienic practices for food safety
Recruit, select and induct staff
Monitor staff performance
Manage projects
Obtain and manage sponsorship

Assessment methods may include:

  • Written
  • Practical assessments
  • Portfolio

Students will be required to purchase online resources and have access to internet and computer.

Audrey Ash

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.

If you need any further clarification of the information provided please contact one of our client service officers on 1300 468 233 who can assist you or click Enquire Now.

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.

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.

Learn more about support services

Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.

Further information is provided at course induction.

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

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

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.

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