In 25 weeks, our Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism, delivered remotely in a virtual classroom, will give you the knowledge and skills you require to apply for employment in a range of travel and tourism roles.
Career opportunities, include:
- travel agencies
- tour wholesalers
- tour operators
- inbound tour operators
- tourist attractions
- visitor information centres
Pathways to further study:
- SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management.
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This course can be commenced and completed without any need to attend campus.
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Studying the Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism at Holmesglen
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.
You will be taught by industry specialist teachers using a virtual classroom environment enabling you to learn from home, attending scheduled classes on your computer using video streaming facilities.
Holmesglen 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 this comprehensive virtual classroom training, you will explore the world with our enticing destination studies.
Discover how to sell impressive tourism products, including cruising, and learn to provide exceptional customer service.
To receive this qualification you must complete 7 core units and 12 elective units.
Elective units have been chosen by Holmesglen, based on travel and tourism industry feedback.
If you have already completed other eligible units, these may be counted towards completion of this program.
||Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
||Enhance customer service experiences
||Show social and cultural sensitivity
||Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
||Use a computerised reservations or operations system
||Provide specialist advice on cruises
||Access and interpret product information
||Coach others in job skills
||Provide advice on Australian destinations
||Design and develop complex text documents
||Book supplier products and services
||Source airfares for domestic flights
||Provide advice on international destinations
||Sell tourism products and services
||Construct normal international airfares
||Interpret financial information
||Construct promotional international airfares
| Code || Name |
|SITTIND001||Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry|
|SITXCCS007||Enhance customer service experiences|
|SITXCOM002||Show social and cultural sensitivity|
|SITXWHS003||Implement and monitor work health and safety practices|
|SITTTSL010||Use a computerised reservations or operations system|
|SITTTSL016||Provide specialist advice on cruises|
|SITTTSL002||Access and interpret product information|
|SITXHRM001||Coach others in job skills|
|SITTTSL004||Provide advice on Australian destinations|
|BSBITU401||Design and develop complex text documents|
|SITTTSL008||Book supplier products and services|
|SITTTSL011||Source airfares for domestic flights|
|SITTTSL003||Provide advice on international destinations|
|SITTTSL005||Sell tourism products and services|
|SITTTSL012||Construct normal international airfares|
|SITXFIN002||Interpret financial information|
|SITTTSL013||Construct promotional international airfares|
Assessments are designed to provide learners with opportunities to demonstrate they have attained the required skills and knowledge using a range of practically based activities and tasks, as required by recognised standards.
As this course is delivered as a remote delivery program in a virtual classroom environment, you are required to use a computer or laptop (under 5 years old) fitted with a video conferencing camera with a stable high-speed broadband internet connection. Tablets are not suitable to undertake this course.
Participants require sufficient computer skills to enable them to engage with the teacher for their scheduled virtual classroom periods using the video conferencing software program WebEx.
Other requirements include a mature attitude and approach to study; good communication; organisational and technical skills; ability and desire to work face to face with customers; smart presentation and grooming; and ability to work well under pressure and within a team environment.
Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.
These will assist with determining your suitability to the course, verify your training plan, and identify any learning support needs.
Recognition of prior learning
You may be able to shorten the length of your chosen course by measuring skills acquired through work, life experiences or qualifications obtained from formal studies or training. AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by another registered training organisation will be recognised by Holmesglen. Read more about Recognition of Prior Learning, Credits and Advanced Standing.
Qualification and recognition
Once you have completed all required units, you will be awarded the nationally recognised SIT40116 Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism.
How to apply
Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.
Holmesglen may engage third parties to recruit students on behalf of the institute. Third party recruiters receive a commission and this will not impact on your fees.
Find out more about your rights and obligations as a student and the services we provide at Holmesglen.
|Tuition fees (GST exempt)
|Mandatory Materials and Activities fees * (GST inc)
*Mandatory Materials and Activities fees are still payable by all students including students who may be eligible for Government subsidised/Concession fees.
Additional costs may also apply for course consumables and other costs. These may include consumables such as learning resources, personal protective equipment/clothing and other costs such as immunisation costs, National Police Check and Working with Children Check for relevant courses.
To view the additional costs that may apply to your course, download a full list of estimated additional costs by course (PDF - 102kb).
All fees are indicative only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment. Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth funding. Find out now if you are eligible for Government-subsidised fees or Concession