TAFE SA has been recognised as a national finalist in the Tourism Education and Training category at the prestigious Qantas Australian Tourism Awards held at the Adelaide Convention Centre on Friday 10 April 2015.
The Qantas Australian Tourism Awards are the tourism industry’s premier awards, celebrating and recognising excellence in tourism across the nation.
TAFE SA CE, Robin Murt, said being recognised as a national finalist at the Australian Tourism Awards in delivering quality tourism education and training in South Australia is a major acknowledgement for TAFE SA.
“Our vision as a training provider is very clear: we aspire to be a world class vocational education and training provider. We believe lifelong learning sustains communities and builds workforce capability capacity.”
“As South Australia’s largest provider of Vocational Education and Training (VET) we are the forefront of developing the State’s future workforce, delivering training to over 80,000 students a year through 1,200 qualifications.” said Mr Murt.
TAFE SA Director of Tourism, Hospitality and Creative Arts, Ms Madeleine Frost said this is an outstanding achievement for our Tourism, Events and Travel program who always strive to deliver industry relevant training.
“This is a reflection of our dedicated and passionate lecturers who always ensure our students are industry ready through a supportive and encouraging environment.” said Ms Frost.
“We also acknowledge our South Australian Tourism industry partners who share in this achievement by so willingly supporting TAFE SA training for the Tourism, Events and Travel industry workforce of the future.” said Ms Frost.
TAFE SA offers qualifications from entry level I to III, to Associate Degrees, delivering a broad program of accredited and non-accredited training which encompasses tourism, travel and event management, guiding and holiday parks and resorts sectors. For more information on TAFE SA’s Tourism, Events and Travel courses visit TAFE SA Tourism, Events and Travel web page, email the TAFE SA Tourism program or call 8348 4662.