INTERNATIONAL

Certificate III in Travel

CRICOS Code: 090941J
National Code: SIT30216


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 (incl. holidays)
Semester(s)
Teaching Duration
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52 weeks
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40 weeks
Campus / Location
Study Mode
Contact Hours per Week
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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.

Work Placement Duration:   22 hours

Course Notes

  • Students should have a good level of computer literacy and ability to understand complex fare construction rules to both promote and sell destinations.

Fees

These course fees are for international students only.

Duration
Fees
Average cost per semester (6 months)
AUD $4900
Total course cost ( 52 weeks)
AUD $9800
Incidental Fees
AUD $0
Total Fees
AUD $9800

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 Students Health Cover

All overseas students are required to have Overseas Students 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 Students Health Cover.

  • 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.

    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
    Provide specialist advice on cruises 30
    Source airfares for domestic flights 35
    Work effectively with others 15
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