Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management


National Code: SIT50116
TAFE SA Code: TP00991

Description

This qualification provides a broad range of managerial skills to coordinate tourism and travel operations or marketing and product development activities. Graduates can operate independently, have responsibility for others and make a range of operational business decisions.

Duration
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Up to 18 months 

Full Time or Part Time equivalent

  • Duration
    Full Fee
    Funded
    Concession
    Average cost per semester
    $2,914 - $4,243
    $1,411 - $2,054
    $1,055 - $1,536
    Total Fees for the 18 Months course
    $8,741 - $12,730
    $4,232 - $6,163
    $3,164 - $4,608

    Average cost per semester
    Total Fees for the 18 Month course
    Full Fee
    $2,914 - $4,243
    $8,741 - $12,730
    Funded
    $1,411 - $2,054
    $4,232 - $6,163
    Concession
    $1,055 - $1,536
    $3,164 - $4,608

    Fees vary depending on subjects you enrol into. This course also has an incidentals cost of $185.00 for Excursion and conference attendance.

    This course is subsidised through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. To access subsidised training through WorkReady, your suitability to complete the qualification will be assessed. This may include participation in a Language, Literacy and Numeracy pre-assessment.

  • Upfront Payment

    This is the total cost of the course you need to pay when you enrol if you are not eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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    VET Student Loan

    This is an interest-free personal loan from the Australian Government that provides eligible students access to capped funding to help pay for their studies.

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    Payment Plan

    If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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    • Some of the units of competency listed below are only delivered in the Dual Diploma Program in Outdoor Recreation and Travel and Tourism qualification. For further information regarding this qualification please visit the Dual Diploma course page.
  • 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
    Develop and manage quality customer service practices 30
    Enhance customer service experiences 40
    Establish and conduct business relationships 60
    Implement and monitor work health and safety practices 30
    Interpret financial information 60
    Lead and manage people 60
    Manage conflict 20
    Manage diversity in the workplace 60
    Manage finances within a budget 30
    Monitor work operations 20
    Prepare and monitor budgets 30
    Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry 25

    Elective

    Name Nominal Hours
    Access and interpret product information 65
    Allocate tour or activity resources 30
    Assess tourism opportunities for local communities 30
    Book supplier products and services 20
    Construct normal international airfares 40
    Construct promotional international airfares 40
    Coordinate and operate sustainable tourism activities 70
    Coordinate and operate tours 70
    Coordinate marketing activities 30
    Develop interpretive activities 60
    Increase the safety of individuals at risk of suicide 110
    Lead tour groups 30
    Manage extended touring programs 70
    Operate tours in a remote area 73
    Package tourism products 25
    Plan and implement sales activities 20
    Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities 70
    Prepare quotations 30
    Process travel-related documentation 26
    Provide advice on Australian destinations 40
    Provide first aid in remote situations 24
    Provide specialist advice on cruises 30
    Provide visitor information 35
    Research and analyse tourism data 100
    Respond to critical situations 100
    Set up and operate a camp site 50
    Use a computerised reservations or operations system 120
  • Employment Outcomes

    This qualification provides a pathway to work in many travel and tourism industry sectors as a departmental or small business manager. The diversity of employers includes travel agencies, tour wholesalers, tour operators, inbound tour operators, tourist attractions, visitor information centres, and other tourism businesses. Possible job titles include inbound groups manager, inbound sales manager, incentives manager, tour operations manager, marketing manager, product development manager, reservations manager, travel agency manager, sales manager, visitor information centre manager.

    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

    Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management (SIT50116)
    This course provides skills in managing diversity, customer service, managing conflict, finances and budgeting, leadership, business relationships and workplace safety. To complete the qualification you are required to complete all 12 core units and 11 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
  • 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. Below are the Credit Transfer details for this course. View all TAFE SA Credit Transfer Agreements

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