Certificate III in Tourism
VET Delivered to Secondary Students (previously VETiS)
|Course length||Part time: 2 years|
|Study mode||Part time|
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This course is a VET delivered to secondary school students (previously VETiS) course and can only be completed as part of your VCE or VCAL program.
The tourism industry is an ever changing and exciting industry to work in. Career prospects can include selling dream holidays to customers as a travel agent, working for an airline or cruise company, and guiding Australian or overseas tours.
Holmesglen has a hands-on approach to learning about tourism. You will study in a simulated travel office environment using the latest tourism technology. Throughout the course the emphasis is on developing knowledge of the tourism industry, including Australian and international tourist destinations, travel agency operations and promoting attractions. There will also be several local tourism based excursions.
A feature of the course is the optional trip to the Gold Coast to explore the tourism industry in Queensland and the operations of a theme park.
Please note that due to changes to the SIT training package the VCAA will review courses and there may be changes to the detail of this program.
AssessmentAssessment may be a combination of written and online assignments, tests, examinations and practical application projects.
Code Name SITTIND001 Source and Use Information on the Tourism and Travel Industry SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices BSBITU306 Design and produce business documents SITTTSL002 Access and Interpret Product Information SITTTSL004 Provide Advice on Australian Destinations SITTTSL011 Source Airfares for Domestic Flights SITXCOM002 Show Social and Cultural Sensitivity SITTTSL003 Provide Advice on International Destinations SITTTSL005 Sell Tourism Products and Services SITTTSL006 Prepare Quotations SITTTSL008 Book Supplier Products and Services SITTTSL009 Process Travel Related Documentation SITXMPR002 Create a promotional display or stand BSBITU302 Create electronic presentations
When undertaking the course, you must be enrolled as a VCE or VCAL student.
Qualification & Recognition
This VET course will contribute to your VCE or VCAL. For VCE students this course may provide a Units 3 and 4 sequence. Please discuss credit arrangements with your school's VET Coordinator.
On completion of the SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism, you may further your education with the SIT30216 Certificate III in Travel, SIT40116 Certificate IV in Travel & Tourism or the DSIT50116/SIT50216 Diploma of Travel & Tourism Management/Diploma of Holiday Park and Resort Management.
This course is suitable if you have an interest in travel consultation, reservation sales agent for a tour company or airline, theme park attending, tour guiding and attraction attending.
This course is delivered on Wednesdays from 1.30 pm - 5 pm.
How to Apply
Contact your secondary school.
If you have further questions about your application please contact the department:
VETiS Coordination Centre
03 9209 5109
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf the of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Contact your school to discuss fees for VETiS courses.