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Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

SIT50116

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Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management – SIT50116

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Course Overview

Choose a career that can take you anywhere in the world. The Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management gives you the skills and knowledge to step up to a management role in an established tourism operation.

You'll learn the managerial and operational skills to coordinate travel or tourism operations while supervising staff and team performance.

Train with experienced local operators in some of the best tourist destinations in regional Victoria. Plan exciting holidays, show off tourist attractions, and give families the experience of a lifetime.

This course is delivered on campus in Shepparton only.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you to work in the Tourism industry in a management position. Roles you may be eligible for include:

  • Inbound Groups Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Tour Operations Manager
  • Reservations Manager

Further Study

After graduating, you might like to undertake further study in the SIT60116 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management.

Course Dates & Times

Shepparton - Fryers Street

1 Day a Week - 9am to 3pm - Public on Campus - SEMESTER 2 / 2019

Goulburn River Valley Tourism Students-1 Face to Face p/Term&online-TERM 4 /2019

Starts 29th Jan, 1 day a week, 9am - 3pm / 2020

Starts 1st July, 1 day a week, 9am - 3pm / 2020

Fee Information

1. Subsidised Standard
$7,320.00
2. Full Fee
$12,505.00
Course Materials
$488.00

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 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 applicants have the following:

  • Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism or other related field
  • 2 years practical experience in Travel and Tourism or related field.
Core Units
BSBDIV501
Manage diversity in the workplace
SITTIND001
Source and use information on the tourism 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
BSBSUS401
Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
BSBWRT401
Write complex documents
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
SITXGLC001
Research and comply with regulatory requirements
SITXHRM006
Monitor staff performance
SITXMGT003
Manage projects
SITXMPR004
Coordinate marketing activities
SITXMPR006
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.

You 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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