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Tourism - Certificate III (SIT30116-01V02)
Course brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Career area: Travel Tourism and Event Management 
Study area: Tourism 
National code: SIT30116  (Nationally Recognised Training)
Locations:
Location  Attendance  Duration  Commencing  Attendance days 
Bega  Part Time Day  18 Weeks 6-Feb-2018  Tue, Wed 
Cooma  Part Time Day  36 Weeks 6-Feb-2018  Tue, Wed 
Features: Traineeships, School trainees, TVET 
Description: 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.

This qualification allows for multi-skilling and for specialisation in office-based roles involving the planning and coordination of tourism services, or roles in the field where products are delivered.

Possible job titles include:
- adventure tourism guide
- attendant or senior ride operator in an attraction or theme park
- booking agent
- cellar door salesperson and guide in a winery
- customer service agent
- guide and salesperson in an Indigenous cultural centre
- inbound tour coordinator
- marine tourism guide or dive tour operator
- museum attendant
- operations consultant for a tour operator
- reservations sales agent
- sales consultant
- visitor information officer.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication. 
Entry requirements: There are no entry requirements for this qualification. 
Career opportunities:
Support for students: TAFE NSW has a range of support services available including support for students with disabilities, extensive library and information services, career advice and counselling, children's centres and support for multicultural or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. No matter what your circumstances are, TAFE NSW can assist you in many ways. 
Course availability
Location: Bega
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Bega Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Tourism 
Offering code: 18BEG-025 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 18 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Tuesday and Wednesday Time: 9:00am Block: H Floor: Ground Room: 03 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 6 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:30pm
About: Class will be Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9.00 am - 3.30 pm in Block: H Floor: Ground Room: 03 Bega Campus, commencing Tuesday 6 February 2018.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 472 hours. This includes approximately 216 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,130
Second qualification $2,550
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,270
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Orientation will be held Tuesday, 30 January 2018 at 11.00 am in Block: K Floor: Ground Room: Dining Bega Campus.

Students will be issued with timetable and orientation and any resource requirements. Head teacher will contact students to confirm orientation.

First day of attendance is Tuesday 6 February 2018

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123
Location: Cooma
Location brochure: Click here for a PDF copy of the course at Cooma Print/Download PDF    Click here to e-mail me the course details e-Mail me
Offering name: Certificate III in Tourism 
Offering code: 18CMA-004 
Attendance mode: Part Time Day 
Study mode: Course-Classroom 
Duration: 36 Weeks
Scheduled attendance: Day/s: Tuesday and Wednesday Time: 9:00am Block: 8 Floor: 1 Room: Dining Room 
Hours per week: 12 
Starting from: 6 February 2018 
Times: 9:00am to 3:00pm
About: Classes commence Tuesday 6 February 2018.

Volume of Learning:
Your learning commitment (known as the volume of learning) for this qualification is a minimum of 472 hours. This includes approximately 432 of face to face training. You will need to allocate the remaining hours to engage in a range of activities to support your learning which may include;
• Independent study
• Work placement or simulated workplace activities
• Research and projects
• Preparation of assessment tasks
• Field/industry visits
• Tutorials
• Learning support

Required student skills:
This is a Certificate III level course. Individuals undertaking this course will be required to undertake one or more of the activities listed above.

Learner Support:
If you think you might need help with choosing, enrolling in or completing your course check out TAFE Illawarra’s support-for-learners website. You’ll be able to complete self-assessment checklists, find specialist information and locate the contact details of staff to help with your individual needs.
Applying and enrolling: Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). If you don’t already have a USI, you can easily create one at https://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi. Once you have your USI, you can add TAFE Illawarra to your USI account via the Manager Permissions page on the USI website. You will need to enter these details when adding us: code: 90006, name: TAFE NSW - Illawarra Institute. You can find out more about applying and enrolling at: http://www.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/course-and-careers/applying-and-enroling



Smart and Skilled: This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
(TAFE NSW - Provider Code: 90006)

The cost of this course will vary based on your eligibility for a Smart and Skilled Student Fee. Eligibility criteria can be found on the Smart and Skilled website or you can call us on 1300 766 123 for further information and advice.
Course fees:
Description Amount
First qualification $2,130
Second qualification $2,550
Concession $240
Exemption $0
Full Fee $6,270
Smart and Skilled Trainee $1,000
Comments: Orientation will be held Tuesday 30 January 2018 at 11.00 am in Block K, Dining Room, Bega Campus. Students will be issued with timetable and orientation and any resource requirements. Head teacher will contact students to confirm orientation. First day of attendance is Tuesday 6 February 2018

Recognition:
Recognition is the process by which you can demonstrate you already have the skills or competencies taught in a unit or qualification. It is the recognition of the skills, knowledge and experience you have gained through previous studies, work and life in general. Put simply, it means if you can demonstrate you already have the skills and experience you can complete a part or a whole qualification without needing to attend classes.

There are two types of Recognition:
• Credit Transfer, which allows you to receive credit for unit/s of competency previously successfully completed.
• Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL), which is an assessment process of your previous skills, knowledge and experience to meet the requirements of the course you are enrolled.

You can apply for recognition online: http://search.illawarra.tafensw.edu.au/recognition/ or for more information visit www.tafeillawarra.edu.au/getrecognised or email illawarra.recognition@tafensw.edu.au 
Contact: For further information contact Customer Service Centre Information on 1300 766 123