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SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism

National ID: SIT30116 State ID: AZV7
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Jump on board to an exciting career in tourism

Gain the basic skills and knowledge to work in various tourism job roles. A career in tourism is very rewarding and with this Certificate III in Tourism you'll have the skills you need to work in visitor information services, tour guiding and tourism operations.

You could be out in the field helping visitors experience all the top holiday spots or creating or guiding tours that they will remember forever.

North Metropolitan TAFE is the leading provider of travel and tourism studies in WA.


This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, from 1 January 2021 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

  • Plan tourism itineraries and provide tourism visitor information
  • Gain tourism destination and attractions knowledge
  • Work as a guide and lead tour groups
  • Use current industry reservations systems and operational technology
  • Use social media for business

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy interacting with people
  • Patient and tactful
  • Understanding and acceptance of different cultures
  • Able to think logically
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good problem-solving skills
School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

Other job titles may include:

  • Booking Agent | Reservations Sales Agent | Sales Consultant | Customer Service Agent
  • Coach Tour Company Representative | Operations Consultant for a Tour Operator
  • Guide and Salesperson in an Indigenous Cultural Centre
  • Inbound Tour Coordinator | Tour operator reservation agent
  • Visitor Centre Consultant | Tourism customer service attendant
  • Employment at Theme Parks and Tourist Attractions

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 


Tuition fee
Resource fee
Total fee
General $777.60 $460.00 $1237.60
Concession $230.40 $460.00 $690.40


Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822


Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change in 2022). Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T  1300 300 822

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Semester 1, 2022

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Perth
How On Campus

Continuous enrolment, 2021

Duration 2 Years
When Continuous enrolment, 2021
Where Perth
How Traineeship
Duration 2 Years
When Continuous enrolment, 2021
Where Perth
How Workbased

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