AWARD COURSE

Certificate III in Travel


National Code: SIT30216
TAFE SA Code: TP00989


Description

This qualification will prepare you for an entry level position in a variety of roles where reservations and sales are required. This can include a retail travel agency, wholesale tour company, tour operator, hotel, or any of the transport options such as airlines, coach and rail operators.

Duration
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Up to 12 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

Locations & Applications

Campus / Location
Code
Study Mode
Study Load
Scheduled


Course Admission Requirements

If there are more applications for this course than places available, applicants will be ranked by CSPA score
If you have a verified disability/medical condition and require additional support to demonstrate satisfactory reading, writing and numeracy skills please contact Student Services prior to applying to discuss your needs. To be eligible for support you must provide medical documentation to verify your disability/medical condition.

Average cost per semester
Total Fees for the 12 month course
Subsidised
$1,675
$3,350
Concession
$1,244
$2,488

This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's Subsidised Training initiative. Assessing your eligibility may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment. Concessions apply to Subsidised Training only.

Subsidised Training Eligibility
Full Fee
$3,445
$6,890

Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $150.00 for Excursions.

  • Upfront Payment

    Each semester, fees can be paid online with VISA or Mastercard or at an Australia Post outlet.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying your fees upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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  • Employment Outcomes

    This qualification provides a pathway to work in the retail travel or tour wholesale sector for employers that cover or specialise in leisure, corporate, domestic or international sales. Possible job titles may include travel consultant (domestic, international, corporate, leisure, online, mobile) reservations officer (tour operator, wholesaler, airline, coach, rail, hotel).

    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 Travel (SIT30216)
    This course provides the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the travel industry and incorporates administrative skills, operational knowledge of booking systems including airline reservations and fares and ticketing, and customer service and sales skills. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 14 core units and 3 elective units.

    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.

    87%*
    of TAFE SA graduates find jobs or continue studying.
    89%*
    of TAFE SA graduates are satisfied with the overall quality of training.



    * 2017 NCVER Student Outcomes Survey findings
  • Below is a list of all units that TAFE SA can offer in this qualification. The selection of units you will be enrolled into depends on the campus you attend, and the qualification packaging rules described on www.training.gov.au.

    Not all units listed below must necessarily be completed to achieve your qualification.

    Core

    Name Nominal Hours
    Access and interpret product information 65
    Book supplier products and services 20
    Construct normal international airfares 40
    Construct promotional international airfares 40
    Participate in safe work practices 12
    Prepare quotations 30
    Process travel-related documentation 26
    Provide advice on Australian destinations 40
    Provide advice on international destinations 45
    Provide service to customers 25
    Sell tourism products and services 35
    Show social and cultural sensitivity 20
    Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry 25
    Use a computerised reservations or operations system 120

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Organise personal work priorities and development 30
    Provide specialist advice on cruises 30
    Source airfares for domestic flights 35
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