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Overview

International course:

Course code:

SIT50116

Start date(s):

February, July

Course length:

Full Time: 1 year

Campus:

Moorabbin, Waverley

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.


Course structure

ASSESSMENT

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

SUBJECTS

Code

Name

SITXCCS008

Develop and manage quality customer service practices

SITXCCS007

Enhance customer service experiences

SITXMGT002

Establish and conduct business relationships

SITXWHS003

Implement and monitor Work Health and Safety practices

SITXFIN002

Interpret financial information

SITXHRM003

Lead and manage people

SITXCOM005

Manage conflict

BSBDIV501

Manage diversity in the workplace

SITXFIN003

Manage finances within a budget

SITXMGT001

Monitor work operations

SITXFIN004

Prepare and monitor budgets

SITTTSL003

Provide advice on international destinations

SITTIND001

Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

SITTTSL002

Access and interpret product information

SITTTSL012

Construct normal international airfares

SITTTSL013

Construct promotional International airfares

SITXWHS002

Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

SITTTSL006

Prepare quotations

SITTTSL007

Process reservations

SITHACS008

Provide accommodation reception services

SITTTSL004

Provide advice on Australian destinations

SITTTSL016

Provide specialist advice on cruises

SITTTSL010

Use a computerised reservations or operations system


Entry requirements

Prior to enrolment or commencement of training you will be required to complete a literacy and numeracy assessment and a pre-training interview.

You will undertake pathway units for entry to the Diploma of Holiday Park and Resorts Management.

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.


Outcomes

QUALIFICATION AND RECOGNITION

After completing these courses, you will receive the nationally endorsed SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management and the SIT50216 Diploma of Holiday Park and Resort Management.

PATHWAYS

After graduating with these qualifications, you may wish to complete further studies in travel and tourism, or other business disciplines at advanced diploma or degree level.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

- Travel agency manager
- Incentive travel manager
- Tour operations manager
- Inbound groups manager
- Product development manager
- Reservations manager
- Visitor information centre manager


How to apply

DIRECT

Apply Now

Visit How to Apply for more information on the application process.

VTAC

Apply through VTAC for the February intake for full-time study.

RECRUITMENT

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.


Fees

Type

Cost

Full Fee

$7,650.00

Government subsidised

$5,100.00

Holmesglen tuition fees shown are all inclusive and indicative of the cost to complete the entire course.
These are indicative fees only. Your fees will be calculated on your individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding.

VET Student Loans are available to eligible students to pay for tuition fees for this course. Read more about VET Student Loans.

Find out more about paying your fees and our payment options


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Contact details

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, 13 Sep - bookings essential.

Holmesglen Waverley Campus, 595 Waverley Road Glen Waverley Australia

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