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SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism

Learn the skills required for a career in tourism

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed tourism service, sales or operational skills and sound knowledge of industry operations to coordinate tourism services. Using discretion and judgement, they work with some independence and under limited supervision using plans, policies and procedures to guide work activities.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in many tourism industry sectors and for a diversity of employers including tour operators, inbound tour operators, visitor information centres, attractions, cultural and heritage sites, and any small tourism business. The suggested electives are suitable for participants looking to start a career in Marine Tourism.

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Core Units

  • SITTIND001 Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

  • SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers

  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity

  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices.

Elective Units

  • SISOSNK201A Demonstrate snorkelling activities

  • SISOSCB301A SCUBA dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres

  • SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions

  • SITXCOM003 Provide a briefing or scripted commentary

  • SITTGDE005 Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities

  • BSBSUS201 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

  • SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol

  • SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

  • HLTAID003 Provide first aid

  • HLTAID007 Provide advanced resuscitation

  • BSBWOR203 Work effectively with others.

Entry Requirements

There are no pre-requisites for entry to this qualification, however Far North Training & Consultancy has the following selection criteria for this course:

  • The participant will be required before enrolling to complete a Language Literacy and Numeracy Assessment to determine what level of support the participant may need to assist them through their study program. Prior to starting the tourism (option A)  course with Far North Training & Consultancy students are required to complete a dive medical and submit evidence of medical clearance prior to enrolment.

Delivery

  • Face-to-face in a small group training environment located in Mossman and Port Douglas.

  • For participants under contract with the Australian Apprenticeship Centre and an Employer, delivery of training will be in the workplace.

Awards Issued

Students who successfully complete this nationally recognised training will be awarded the Qualification:

  • SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism.

Recertification Requirements

This course requires students to undertake several service periods in a tourism environment as part of their course, therefore transport to the work placement is required. Students will also need suitable attire, white polo shirt, black shorts and enclosed black shoes. Students will need to provide own PPE including sun cream, and hat.

Duration

Program duration for a full time student is an average of 12 months. Some students may complete the course in a shorter time frame.

Location

The program can be delivered at Far North Training & Consultancy at 11 Johnston Rd, Mossman, or on-site at each individual employer’s venue in Far North Queensland.

Required Resources

  • This course requires students to undertake several service periods in a tourism environment as part of their course, therefore transport to the work placement is required.

  • Students will also need suitable attire, white polo shirt, black shorts and enclosed black shoes.

  • Students will need to provide own PPE including sun cream, and hat.

Cost

Eligible students may take advantage of the Certificate 3 Guarantee, a new Queensland Government initiative. To see if you’re eligible, click HERE.

  • $800 for Non concession

  • $500 for concessional students

$3800


Get in touch

If you have any questions regarding any of the courses on offer, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Call us on 07 4098 1228 or get in touch today to see if you are eligible.


Please note

Far North Training & Consultancy cannot promise that:

  • You will successfully complete a course

  • You will obtain employment in a certain industry as a result of undertaking one of our courses.