Certificate III in Tourism

Cairns Vocational Course

Certificate III in Tourism (CRICOS 093026J)

The SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism comprises 15 units packaged as: 4 core units PLUS 11 elective units.

Course Duration

  • This course is delivered 20 weeks + 4 weeks of QLD school holidays.
  • Classes are rostered for 2½ days per week + Self-study component.
  • Overseas students are required to be enrolled in a full-time course to undertake study.
    For VET courses, a full-time course is a minimum of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.
  • Course scheduled days: Monday & Tuesday (full day: 8am-4pm) and Wednesday (half day: 8am-1pm).
    It is subject to change. A timetable will be given to students during Induction.

Study Modes

  • VET courses are a “blended delivery” combining interactive/face-to-face classes, guided research, class group activities, theory research tutorial, project work & research, and independent learning with academic support resources tutorial available.
  • Academic support resources tutorial is available on the course scheduled days during school terms at CCEB.
  • One on one student support is available by appointment only.

Course Content

The SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism comprises 15 units packaged as:
4 core units plus 11 elective units.
Students must successfully complete the following units:
Core units

SITTIND001 Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
SITXCCS006 Provide service to customers
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices

Elective units

SITTTSL001 Operate online information systems
SITTTSL002 Access and interpret product information
SITXCOM001 Source and present information
SITHFAB002 Provide responsible service of alcohol
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXCCS001 Provide customer information and assistance
SITXCCS002 Provide visitor information
SITXCCS003 Interact with customers
SITXFIN001 Process financial transactions
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety
SITXFSA002 Participate in safe food handling practices

Course Entry Requirements

  • Applicants are to be over the age of 18
  • Applicants should have reasonable computer skills including the ability to use and access to the internet
  • English Proficiency:
    IELTS 4.0-4.5
    Or
    Completion of  CCEB Intermediate level
    Or
    B1 Level of CEFR – Common European Framework

Vocational Placement Requirements

Completing placement is compulsory for this course.
You are required to complete 60 hours of unpaid placement to satisfy this component of your qualification.

During your course, you will be required to complete vocational placement so you can start practising your new skills in a real-world environment. CCEB may be able to assist in arranging suitable placements.

Cost

Tuition Fee: $4,250
Materials Fee: $100
Enrolment Fee: $300

Term payment plans available.
Please familiarise yourself with CCEB’s Refund and Cancellation Policy.

Intake Dates

2021:

  • 25 January
  • 19 April
  • 12 July
  • 5 October

2022:

  • 24 January
  • 18 April
  • 11 July
  • 3 October

Career Opportunities

  • Visitor Information Officer
  • Marine Tourism Assistant
  • Inbound Tour Coordinator
  • Cellar Door Salesperson and Guide
  • Reservations Sales Agent

Further Studies

On completion of SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism, students may pursue the Diploma of Travel & Tourism Management at CCEB or other CRICOS registered training organisations.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however CCEB policies, tuition fees and course content are subject to change without notice. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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