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National ID: SIT30316 | State ID: AZV6


This qualification is for people who love working with tourists and enjoy sharing their knowledge with others. If you are someone who gains great satisfaction in showing clients new places and cultures, you'll find career opportunities in a variety of tourism related businesses after completing this course. Tourism is an amazing industry with varied roles and you can only be sure of one thing, each day will be different. As a tour guide you could be talking to people from all walks of life on buses, boats, caves or buildings and discussing culture through to natural wonders.

With your Certificate III in Guiding from North Metro TAFE you could build a career as a:

  • Tour guide
  • Site guide
  • Walking guide
  • Museum guide
  • Cultural guide
  • Adventure guide
  • Outdoor guide
  • Interpretive guide

If you have skills as a guide developed through working in any number of tourism industry sectors, you may be able to gain credits towards this Certificate III in Guiding or even achieve the whole qualification. Contact us for more information on 1300 300 822 or via email: academic.cie@nmtafe.wa.edu.au
North Metro TAFE may also offer this qualification in the classroom in semester 2, 2017, register your interest via email: academic.cie@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

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Course Overview

Where Northbridge Building 1
How Recognition Of Prior Learning (Rpl)
When This course is available for Semester 1, 2017.

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Further study opportunities:

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

Local full time students

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Tuition fees are determined by multiplying the course fee rate by the nominal hours, which is the number of hours in which an average student could be expected to complete each unit. They are not the hours of training or instruction.

Resource fees are charges for material that are essential to a course or unit, and are purchased by NMT to be used by students during the course.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in.

Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

For details see the indicative fees list here.

International Students

If this course is available for International students you will need to pay your course fees to TIWA when you accept your offer.

Module Group Core Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Provide service to customers AWQ68
Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides AWR21
Provide first aid HLTAID003 WG732
Participate in safe work practices AWQ17
Work as a guide SITTGDE002 AWR25
Show social and cultural sensitivity AWQ66
Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities AWR23
Lead tour groups AWR22
Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks AWQ16

Module Group Elective Units

Unit Title National ID Unit of Study
Provide advice on Australian destinations AWQ91
Coach others in job skills AWQ45
Address protocol requirements SITXCOM004 AWQ62
Process financial transactions AWQ55
Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures SITTGDE007 AWR19
Access and interpret product information AWQ95
Conduct oral communication in a language other than English AWQ34
Prepare specialised interpretive content on marine environments AWR20
Provide advice on Australian wines AWR77
Provide table service of food and beverage AWR75
Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environments SITTGDE010 AWR16
Conduct complex oral communication in a language other than English AWQ29
Use hygienic practices for food safety AWQ50
Provide arrival and departure assistance AWR24
Merchandise products SIRXMER201 WD969
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices BSBSUS201 AUK77
Read and write documents in a language other than English AWQ31
Prepare specialised interpretive content on flora, fauna and landscape SITTGDE008 AWR18
Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture SITTGDE001 AWR26
Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry AWR13
Read and write information in a language other than English AWQ30
Provide responsible service of alcohol AWR87
Conduct a product tasting for alcoholic beverages AWR82
Conduct routine oral communication in a language other than English AWQ33

If this course uses TAFE Admissions, to study full-time in 2017 apply through tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au.

Part time enrolments are usually done in late January and mid June each year while online and continuous enrolment courses normally have enrolments available at any time, for help enrolling or for more information:

call: 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

International students please contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au.

For apprenticeships and traineeships, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

For all other enquiries please call us on 1300 300 822 or email: enquiry@nmtafe.wa.edu.au


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Page last updated March 24, 2017