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Tourism and Travel

North Metropolitan TAFE’s programs are the perfect choice for students who want to make the most of the ever growing, exciting tourism and travel industries. Our location in Perth's cultural centre at the heart of the tourism precinct will help to equip you for an exciting career in the travel and tourism sector.

A rewarding career pathway to embark on, our courses will see you gain extensive knowledge and develop the practical skills needed to work in a wide range of areas, including tourism visitor services, leisure and corporate travel consultingluxury and adventure travel and hotel accommodation services. You'll develop an understanding of popular tourist destinations and the business operations of a travel company, using the latest travel software programs while gaining the management skills required of a business leader, including marketing, staffing, law, projects, risk assessment, finance and budgets.

You’ll have the opportunity to participate in tourism industry site visits and events, networking events and guest speaker events.  There'll be many opportunities to get noticed by prospective employers.

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National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
SIT30116 AZV7 Tourism Certificate III On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
TAFE04, K000000, Hospitality, Tourism and Events, K000008, Tourism and Travel, AZV7, SIT30116, tourism, travel, guide, accommodation, guest services,reservations, hotel, porter, concierge, itinerary, itineraries, visitor

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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, a growth industry, is very rewarding and with this Certificate III in Tourism you'll have the skills you need to work in visitor information services, hotel guest services and tourism operations.

You could be out in the field helping visitors experience all the top holiday spots or creating tours that they will remember forever or working in an international hotel providing guest information services.

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

Gain these skills
  • Plan tourism itineraries and provide tourism visitor information
  • Gain tourism destination and attractions knowledge
  • Provide accommodation guest services including porter services
  • Set up promotional stands for tourism products
  • Use current industry reservations systems and operational technology
  • Use social media for business
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy working with people
  • Patient and tactful
  • Understanding and acceptance of different cultures
  • Able to think logically
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Good problem-solving skills

 

SIT30216 AZW6 Travel Certificate III On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
azw6, sit30216, travel, tourism, k000000, k000008, tour, hospitality, events, travel, hotels, accommodation services, guiding, tourism services, front of house, front desk,

Dreaming of a career that will take you places?

Gain the essential knowledge to enter the exciting world of travel and tourism with this Certificate III course. Working in travel will see you working on trips for clients travelling to thousands of places all over the world.

Full time students studying this course will work within our simulated business program. This program gives students the opportunity to apply their skills and knowledge coordinating client bookings as they would in an industry office. North Metropolitan TAFE is the leading provider of travel and tourism studies in WA.

Gain these skills
  • Develop travel plans for clients looking for adventure, luxury, and cultural experiences
  • Plan tourism itineraries and provide tourism visitor information
  • Corporate traveller planning
  • Gain Australian and international tourism destination and attractions knowledge
  • Use current industry reservations systems and operational technology (GDS, Amadeus and Sabre)
  • Social media for business
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy working with people
  • Interested in travel destinations
  • Good organisational skills with an attention to detail
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good computer skills
SIT50116 AZU0 Travel and Tourism Management Diploma On campus
Perth (Northbridge)
K000000, K000008, Manager of travel agencies or hotels, Tour operator, Cruise operator, Tour wholesaler, Manager of a visitor information centre, Manager of a regional tourism office, tourism, travel, travel agent, travel agency, tourist, airline, air, airline, cruise,

Your future will take off with our Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

This diploma course can open up global travel for your clients, and you. Plus you'll be equipped to access a diverse range of employment prospects in areas including travel agencies, tour wholesalers, tour operators, inbound tour operators, tourist attractions, visitor information centres, government tourism agencies and other tourism businesses.

If you're looking for a well-rounded qualification in travel and tourism then this is the ideal course for you. You'll gain experience in a range of skills that are essential for employment in the industry.

Gain these skills
  • Managerial skills
  • Sound knowledge of industry operations
  • Quality customer service provision
  • Coordinate marketing activities
  • Manage finances and prepare budgets
  • Tourism product management
  • e-marketing skills
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Positive attitude
  • Enjoy different countries and cultures
  • Attention to detail
  • Confident and sales focused
  • Strong customer focus
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Good computer skills

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Page last updated April 15, 2019