Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism

Duration (incl. holidays) 19 weeks
Teaching Duration17 weeks
(2 Semesters is 1 academic year)
CRICOS Code082218C
National CodeSIT60112
Course TypeTraining Package Qualification
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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 the Diploma of Travel and Tourism

    Course Notes

    • International students may wish to complete a travel and tourism package consisting of either the Certificate III in Tourism (1 semester) or Certificate III in Travel (1.5 semesters), 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 fees for the 2 year package are Travel: $29500 and Tourism: $27000. 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

    Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism
    This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in wide-ranging, highly specialised technical tourism skills covering operations, sales, marketing, product development, business planning, regional tourism planning and development and human resource and financial management. 7 core units plus 5 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.

    Packaged University Offer

    This course is available as a Packaged University Offer. The University program(s) for this course: Bachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the University of Adelaide or Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management) at the University of South Australia

    This allows students to accept a joint packaged offer with a local South Australian University, and upon successful completion of TAFE SA qualification, the student is eligible for a guaranteed entry into a nominated University Program. Find out more about Packaged University Offers.

    The benefits of a Packaged University Offer include:

    • Students will be able to apply for a single visa for the entire duration of both programs
    • Guaranteed entry into selected University Programs
    • Guaranteed credits shorten the duration of qualifications and reduces tuition fees over the total duration of study program
    • Graduate with a dual qualification from both TAFE SA and a University (for example Advanced Diploma/Bachelor Degree)
    • Graduate with a competitive mix of practical and theoretical skills

    See relevant Credit Transfer details below.

    Credit Transfer

    You will only receive a joint offer for TAFE SA and University if you apply for a Packaged University Program. If the University course that you have selected is not part of a Packaged University Offers, you will need to apply separately to the University for your selected degree program.

    Studying at TAFE SA is one of the easiest pathways towards a University Degree. Credit Transfer is the formal recognition that parts of a TAFE SA course are equivalent in content and level to parts of some University courses.

    Find other TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

    Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism

    Credit Gained
    UniversityUniversity CoursePointsTime Equiv.Details
    Flinders UniversityBachelor of International Tourism45 points  Details
    University of AdelaideBachelor of Innovation and Entrepreneurship36 points 18 months Details
    University of South AustraliaBachelor of Business (Design and Innovation)54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Business (Information Strategy Management)54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Business (Innovation and Entrepreneurship)54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Business (Economics Finance and Trade)54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Business (Logistics and Supply Chain Management)54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Business (Legal Studies)54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Business (Marketing)54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Business (Management)54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management)54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Business (Tourism and Event Management)54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Business (Finance)54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Business54 points 18 months Details
     Bachelor of Business (Sport and Recreation Management)54 points 18 months Details


    These course fees are for international students only.

    Total course cost (19 weeks)AUD $6500
    Incidental Fees AUD $0
    Total Fees AUD $6500

    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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