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Travel and Tourism Open Days

Visit us on Open Day to find out how to kick-start your career in travel. You'll get to see our special tourism training room and we'll talk you through the skills and knowledge you'll learn, throughout your studies, essential for working in the exciting tourism industry. Whether you're thinking of studying at either our Moorabbin or Waverley campus, information in this session will be relevant to you.

- , Thu, 29 Nov - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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If seeing the world and inspiring others to do the same is a passion of yours then a travel and tourism course is your ticket to the rest of the globe.
Our study environment boasts a simulated travel office and experiences such as interstate travel, a cruise or an international adventure are options with a tourism course. Plus, we’re a staple within the industry having been inducted in to the Victorian Tourism Awards Hall of Fame.
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You will learn how to prepare quotes, source airfares for domestic flights and sell tourism products and services.

There’s even an optional Gold Coast trip to explore Queensland’s tourism industry and the operations of a theme park.

We also teach you how to provide great customer service and participate in safe work practices.

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.

Upon graduating successfully, you’ll receive credits toward your VCE or VCAL. You can then enhance your career opportunities with further studies in travel or tourism.

If you would like to work in a fast growing, dynamic industry or are considering a career change, then the travel and tourism industry could be for you. 

This course provides you with the minimum required skills and knowledge you will need to begin your travel career.

Study enticing destinations and impressive travel products, and learn to provide exceptional customer service.

Our 10-month part time course is designed to fit into your busy lifestyle, with classes held twice a week in the evening, Holmesglen's simulated tourism office showcases the latest industry software to complete studies in live airline reservations, fares and ticketing using Amadeus.

The Certificate IV in Guiding is ideal for those with a passion for the outdoors and a sense of adventure.

This course provides you with the skills to become a tour guide in the fast growing travel and tourism industry.

Our 6 month part time course is designed specifically to fit into your busy lifestyle, with classes held at night and on a number of weekends.

If you are seeking a career that inspires you and you want to work in a dynamic, exciting industry with opportunities to see the world, then consider a career in travel and tourism.

As little as 17 weeks, our Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism will give you the knowledge and skills you require to apply for employment in a range of highly sought after travel and tourism roles.

Holmesglen's simulated tourism office provides you with the latest industry software to complete your studies in a live airline reservations environment, using the highly recognised Amadeus system for fares and ticketing. 

During comprehensive hands on training, you can explore the world with our enticing destination studies. 

Discover how to sell impressive tourism products, including cruising, which is the latest
on trend holiday, and learn to provide exceptional customer service.

If travel is one of your passions in life, the Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management, together with the Diploma of Holiday Park and Resort Management, will introduce you to the wide variety of career choices that are available in this exciting global industry.

Whether your dream job involves working with clients to create the perfect holiday, living and working on a cruise ship or exotic resort, or taking adventurers on tours around our amazing country or even the world, this dual qualification course will give you the essential skills and knowledge required to step straight into the travel and tourism industry.

This course is delivered in one year over two semester. During the first semester, you will be enrolled in the Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management, and also the front office pathway units that make up the entry requirements for the Diploma of Holiday Park and Resort Management. In semester two, once you have successfully completed the pathway units, you will be enrolled in the Diploma of Holiday Park and Resort Management.

The range of units will ensure you are fully prepared to enter the tourism industry, whether this is in a retail agency environment, an operational resort or cruise ship role, or taking a position with a tourism supplier.

During the course, you will undertake units in airline reservations, international fares and ticketing, local and international destination studies, customer service, sales and brochure production, as well as resort management, including front office reception services and reservations. Exposure to the cruising market, now one of the largest growth areas in tourism and tour guiding, will provide you with a solid foundation for a range of roles within this diverse international industry.

During this course, you will be offered travel opportunities around Victoria, Australia and even Asia, so that you have the chance to increase your tourism knowledge.