Certificate III in Tourism

Duration (incl. holidays) 19 weeks
Teaching Duration17 weeks
(2 Semesters is 1 academic year)
CRICOS Code082215F
National CodeSIT30112
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
Course UnitsView Units
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    Course Admission Requirements (for International Applications)

    • Academic IELTS score of 5.5 Overall with minimum of 5.0 in all bands or equivalent.
    • Satisfactory completion of Year 10 or overseas equivalent.

    Course Notes

    • International students may wish to complete a travel and tourism package consisting of the Certificate III in Tourism (1 semester), the Diploma of Travel and Tourism (2 semesters) and the Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism (1 semester) for a total duration of 2 academic years (4 semesters). The fee for the 2 year package is $27,000. Students will receive a COE and a parchment for each of the courses within the package.

    How to Apply

    International Course - application process

    If you are applying from onshore, generally, you will need to apply for an international course to TAFE South Australia at least two months before you want to start your studies in Australia. If you are applying from offshore it is highly recommended that you apply at least four months in advance.

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    Note: You must be an International resident to apply for this course. For Australian residents please visit TAFE SA Courses.

    Employment Outcomes

    Jobs in travel and tourism are by nature found wherever tourists want to go. This includes major cities and attractions, as well as on modes of transport needed to take tourists to these destinations. This means there are jobs available in travel and tourism throughout South Australia and all over the world, in famous cities as well as on tours or cruises. Courses focus on study of the industry, wholesale and retail product delivery and human resource management. Specialist streams are available in wine and eco-tourism, guiding and visitor information services, retail sales and marketing, even in caravan park operations.

    Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

    Qualifications & Skills Covered

    Certificate III in Tourism (SIT30112)
    This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in a range of well-developed tourism sales, operational and tour delivery skills. 4 core units plus 11 electives.

    Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


    These course fees are for international students only.

    Total course cost (19 weeks)AUD $7000
    Incidental Fees AUD $0
    Total Fees AUD $7000

    Note: TAFE SA does not commit to any fees shown. Charges vary between courses and subjects and are based on a rate per hour. TAFE SA and their agents reserve the right to make any changes necessary.

    Overseas Student Health Cover

    All overseas students are required to have Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC) insurance for the entire duration of the course. The health cover rate will vary depending on the personal circumstances and duration of stay in Australia. Read more about Overseas Student Health Cover.

    Additional Services

    TAFE SA International offers an optional Arrival & Pick up and/or Accommodation Service. For further details please contact us.

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