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SIT50116 - Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management
1 Year Full Time; Part-Time also available
Delivered in Perth
Graduates of the Diploma of Travel and Tourism can expect to be successfully employed by airlines, tourist attractions, government agencies, tourism venues and other micro or macro tourism operations.
Travelling is a passion shared by many, why not make a career of it? The Tourism Industry in Australia is booming and it is forecast to grow a further 43% to 74% by 2020. Accounting for more than half of service exports and 8% of national employment, Tourism is a fantastic industry to start a career in that encourages staff to travel and experience new cultures.
This diploma offers students a balanced integration of theoretical study and practical training including tourism and hospitality marketing, tourism theories and practices and tourism and hospitality services management.
Pathways to a Higher Degree
The Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management (SIT50116) provides successful graduates with eight units of advanced standing into the Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management at the Australian School of Management.
Course Subjects SIT50116
DIP111: CORE UNITS
- SITXWHS003Implement and monitor work health and safety practices
- SITTIND001Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
- SITXCOM005Manage conflict
- SITXHRM003Lead and manage people
- SITXMGT001Monitor work operations
DIP003: MANAGING SERVICE EXCELLENCE
- SITXCCS007Enhance customer service experiences
- SITXCCS008Develop and manage quality customer service practices
- SITXMGT002Establish and conduct business relationships
DIP004: HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
- BSBDIV501Manage diversity in the workplace
- SITXHRM002Roster staff
- SITXHRM004Recruit, select and induct staff
DIP005: e-BUSINESS FOR HOSPITALITY & TOURISM
- BSBMGT517Manage operational plan
- BSBEBU501Investigate and design e-business solutions
- SITXEBS002Develop, implement and monitor the use of the social media in a business
DIP007: FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR DECISION MAKING
- SITXFIN003Manage finances within a budget
- SITXFIN004Prepare and monitor budgets
- SITXFIN002Interpret financial information
DIP118: MANAGING TOURS
- SITTGDE011Coordinate and operate tours
- SITTGDE006Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides
- SITTTSL008Book supplier products and services
DIP119: ACCESS AND ADVISE ON TRAVEL INFORMATION
- SITTTSL002Access and interpret product information
- SITTTSL004Provide advice on Australian destinations
- SITTTSL003Provide advice on international destinations
- Subjects indicated are not necessarily in the order in which they will be taught however all subjects must be taken in the order that they are offered and at the discretion of the Management Committee for all courses at ACAE.
- The information in this brochure is correct at the time of publishing; all programs may be subject to ongoing review by the Management Committee and in accordance with Training Package requirements from time to time.
- Overseas Students must be enrolled in a full-time course.
To be eligible for the Diploma of Travel and Tourism Tourism, a candidate shall complete all of the eight (8) course subjects listed above.
Students who wish to have their AQF qualification and/or Statement of Attainment recognised must submit the documentary evidence before enrolment to the Student Recruitment Department. Once the enrolment has been accepted, no further exemptions will be granted. Further details are available from the Student Recruitment Department.
It is important to note that ACAE adopts a number of assessments items or tools that are designed to best suit your course and the knowledge and skills that is required to be demonstrated by each participant. All assessments are identified clearly in our subject guides which are provided to students upon enrolment. The subject guide provides a great amount of detail on the timing and style of assessment. It is important to note that participants need to demonstrate competency through each of the prescribed assessment items throughout your time enrolled in the course. In general the following assessment items apply for this course.
- Practical Demonstrations
- Knowledge Based Tests
- Case Studies
- Industry Placement Portfolios
- Check points
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February and July
(see fee schedule for yearly dates)
All students are required to have completed the equivalent of Australian School Year 12. More information is available at Admission Requirements for Local Students and Admission Requirements for International Students.
Local Student Fees
International Student Fees