Course Overview

Qualification Code: SIT50116 | CRICOS Course Code: 096206C

This qualification 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.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in many travel and tourism industry sectors and for a diverse range of employers including travel agencies, tour wholesalers, tour operators, inbound tour operators, tourist attractions, visitor information centres, and other tourism businesses.

This Travel and Tourism qualification is designed for:

  • Individuals who highly skilled managers using a broad range of industry skills combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry to coordinate travel and tourism operations.
  • Individuals who would like to learn to operate with autonomy and are be responsible for making strategic business management decisions.
  • Individuals who need the knowledge and skills required to work as a skilled operator using a broad range of industry skills combined with sound knowledge of industry operations.
  • Individuals who would like to learn to operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems
  • Also have some supervisory responsibilities and need to plan, monitor and evaluate the work of team members.

Course Duration:

78 weeks. Full-time, 20 hours per week.
(15 hours per week of class + 5 hours per week online learning)

This course is only offered as full-time and is not offered part-time or by distance education to International students.

Qualification Awarded:

At the successful completion of this course the participant will receive an Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management SIT50116. Those students who do not complete this course or who are deemed not yet competent in units will still receive a Statement of Attainment for all units completed.

Career outcomes:

Attainment of this qualification may enable the participant to fill positions in inbound groups/sales manager, incentives manager, tour operations manager, marketing manager, product development manager, reservations manager, travel agency manager, sales manager or visitor information centre manager.

Pathways for further study:

After achieving this qualification candidates may choose to progress into an Advanced Diploma program with the Business Institute of Australia.

Course Structure

This qualification is made up of 23 units of competency (12 core units and 11 elective units).

12 Core Units

SITHIND001
SITXFIN002
BSBDIV501
SITXCCS007
SITXCOM005
SITXFIN003
SITXHRM003
SITXMGT001
SITXFIN004
SITXCCS008
SITXMGT002
SITXWHS003

Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
Interpret financial information
Manage diversity in the workplace
Enhance the customer service experience
Manage Conflict
Manage finances within a budget
Lead and manage people
Monitor work operations
Prepare and monitor budgets
Develop and Manage quality customer service practices
Establish and conduct business relationships
Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

11 Elective Units

SITXCOM002
SITTTSL005
SITTTSL002
SITTTSL010
SITTTSL003
SITTTSL004
SITTTSL006
SITTTSL012
SITTTSL009
SITTTSL013
SITTTSL008

Show social and cultural sensitivity
Sell tourism products and services
Access and interpret product information
Use a computerised reservations or operations system
Provide advice on international destinations
Provide advice on Australian destinations
Prepare quotations
Construct normal international airfares
Process travel-related documentation
Construction promotional international airfares
Book suppliers products and services

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