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Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism

SIT40116

Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism – SIT40116

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Course Overview

Live your dream holiday with a qualification in Tourism.

The Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism provides a pathway to work in a range of organisations within the Travel and Tourism industry, including travel agencies, tour operators, and other tourism businesses.

You'll work alongside local industry experts in some of the best tourism destinations in regional Victoria. You'll learn how to showcase locations, coordinate marketing activities, and manage budgets and finances.

This course is delivered as a Traineeship.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you to work in the Travel and Tourism industry. Roles you may be eligible for include:

  • Account Coordinator
  • Assistant Manager
  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Promotions Officer
  • Reservations Sales or Call Centre Supervisor
  • Sales Coordinator

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

Course Dates & Times

Currently there are no upcoming sessions available for this course. To register your interest in this course, click the "Register Your Interest" button at the top of this page.

Fee Information

All applicants fall under one of the following:

To be elegible for a government subsidy you must:

  • Be an Australian citizen; or
  • A new holder of a permanent visa; or
  • A New Zealand citizen

1. Subsidised Standard
$3,725.00
2. Subsidised Standard (Concession)
$747.00
3. Subsidised Trainee
$5,820.00
4. Subsidised Trainee (Concession)
$1,164.00
5. Full Fee
$9,943.00

All applicants are liable for the following costs:

Course Materials
$388.00

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 2019 and may change without notice. 2020 fees are yet to be published.

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 entry requirements for this qualification.

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

  • 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
  • Please apply through an Apprenticeship Network Provider (australianapprenticeships.gov.au) with your employer to organise your traineeship contract prior to applying for this course
Core Units
SITTIND001
Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
SITXCCS007
Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCOM002
Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXCOM005
Manage conflict
SITXFIN002
Interpret financial information
SITXHRM001
Coach others in job skills
SITXWHS003
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
Elective Units
BSBSUS401
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
HLTAID003
Provide first aid
SITHFAB002
Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITTTSL002
Access and interpret product information
SITTTSL004
Provide advice on Australian destinations
SITTTSL005
Sell tourism products and services
SITTTSL006
Prepare quotations
SITTTSL007
Process reservations
SITXCCS002
Provide visitor information
SITXFIN001
Process financial transactions
SITXFIN003
Manage finances within a budget
SITXFSA001
Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002
Participate in safe food handling practices
SITXHRM002
Roster staff
SITXHRM003
Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001
Monitor work operations
SITXMPR004
Coordinate marketing activities
SITXWHS002
Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

Assessment methods may include:

  • Written
  • Practical assessments
  • Portfolio
  • Online

Students will be required to purchase online resources.

Kirstie 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.

Successful applicants are require to attend all scheduled appointments with your trainer. The Traineeship can be run over 1-3 years. This can be further discussed with the course Coordinator.

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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