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SIT50122 Diploma of Travel & Tourism Management

The Diploma of Travel & Tourism Management provides skills and knowledge for students to be competent in a range of well-developed international retail travel sales and operational skills together with a broad range of managerial skills specialising in tourism operations.
SIT50122

 

Targeting the practical aspects and employability skills for the travel industry, this program will interest those wishing to work in a:

  • travel agency
  • tour operator
  • cruise company
  • airline.

Travel and Tourism Management


Course Structure

COURSE SUBJECTS

Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management (SIT50122)
20 subjects

Travel and Tourism course outline

  • Travel Industry Information
  • Travel Destinations
  • Presentation Skills
  • Social and Cultural Sensitivity
  • International Airfares
  • Travel Products
  • Cruise Specialist
  • Business Documents
  • Computer Reservations System
  • Customer Service & Sales Techniques
  • Workplace Coaching
  • WHS 1
  • Finance
  • Manage Risk
  • HR Diversity and Inclusion
  • Business Relationships
  • Quality Customer Service
  • WHS 2
  • Staff Management
  • Work Operations

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer

Students may be eligible to obtain credits for individual modules as a result of experience gained in employment in the relevant business fields or from previous training or education. A fee is payable for assessing your RPL status. Students may also be eligible for credit transfer for relevant units studied at an Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Please see College Policies for the Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)/Credit Transfer Policy.

Mode of Delivery:
• Face-to-face
• Online (up to one-third delivered online for student visa holders)
• Blended (blended option available to domestic students only)

Student visa holders: Full-time study delivered face-to-face with up to one third (⅓) online. 

Domestic students (and other visas): Full-time/part-time study options delivered face-to-face, online and/or blended.


Sample Timetable

DAY   DAY 1  DAY 2
09:00 - 12:30      Lecture       Lecture
13:15 - 16:00     Lecture  Lecture
   DAY 3  DAY 4 (when applicable) 
14:00 - 16:00     EYES*  #ASM Tutorial 

 

NOTE:

  • Timetables may vary slightly from campus to campus.
  • Lectures may be mixed and each student will study a total of 20 timetabled hours per week for each 9 week term they are enrolled in.
  • EYES and ASM tutorials are available at the same time on other days.

*EYES = Enhance Your Employability Skills tutorial.

#ASM = Academic Support Material tutorial.


Assessment

All vocational courses are assessed through a combination of assessment types that may include examinations, essays, reports, group tasks, portfolios and/or presentations.


Entry Requirements

Academic Level Required

Successful completion of Australian Year 11 or equivalent.

English Level Required*

Successful completion of 8 weeks of General English at Upper Intermediate level or equivalent (plus 80% attendance) at our sister school, English Unlimited, or 10 weeks at other approved providers.

Check your English level here

Students utilising VSL - Senior Secondary Certificate of Education, or a Certificate IV level course delivered in English, or competency at or above Exit Level 3 in the ACSF in both reading and numeracy using an approved English test.

APC Design School and APC Domestic Student Policies (Domestic students only)


Pathways - For Articulations To:


  • Torrens University Australia

    Torrens University Australia

    CRICOS Provider No: 03389E

    https://www.torrens.edu.au

    Torrens University Australia brings a fresh, modern, careers-focused and global perspective to higher education, with courses providing graduates with a globally oriented skill-set that will make them a valuable contribution to any employer.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management) 80 Credits Up to 1 year
    Bachelor of Culinary Management 80 Credits Up to 1 year
  • The University of Newcastle Australia

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00109J

    http://www.newcastle.edu.au

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 40 Credits Up to 6 months
    Bachelor of Commerce 40 Credits Up to 6 months
  • University of Southern Queensland (USQ), Sydney campus

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    CRICOS Provider No: 02225M

    http://www.usq.edu.au

    USQ is a dynamic, young University that offers award programs at undergraduate and postgraduate level by on-campus, off-campus or online study. It intends to remain flexible to meet the needs of learners throughout Australia and internationally.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business and Commerce (Tourism major) 8 Credits Up to 1 year
  • Griffith Univeristy

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00233E

    https://www.griffith.edu.au

    At Griffith, we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable. The remarkable people who better our world, the remarkable experiences that transform people and communities, and the remarkable contributions that change the future forever. We know success often comes from being an exception to the norm—challenging convention, adapting and innovating, creating bold new trends and pioneering solutions ahead of their time. At Griffith, remarkable is the norm. Our teaching and research spans five campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 40 Credits Up to 6 months
    Bachelor of International Tourism and Hotel Management 40 Credits Up to 6 months
  • James Cook University

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00117J

    https://www.jcub.edu.au/

    James Cook University (JCU) is the second oldest university in Queensland and Australia’s leading university in the tropics.  With a 5 Star Rating for Learner Engagement & Graduate Employment according to the Good Universities Guide 2017 James Cook University’s Brisbane campus is in a modern high rise building, centrally located in the Central Business District (CBD) on Queen Street. Students have access to study space, computer stations, high speed internet and WiFi, leisure and activity rooms, all within walking distance of the riverfront, Queen Street’s main shopping mall, city library and the many shops, parks and cafes that Brisbane has to offer.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 6 Credits Up to 1 year
  • Bond University

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00017B

    https://www.bond.edu.au/

     As Australia’s first private non-profit universityBond University seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow’s professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience. In the 2019 Good Universities Guide, Bond University was awarded more 5-star ratings in the student experience category than any other university in Australia … for the thirteenth year in a row.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management) 6 Credits Up to 6 months
    Bachelor of International Hotel and Tourism Management 6 Credits Up to 6 months

Course Quick Facts



Course Length

Full-time: 6 terms (approx. 18 months)

Part-time*: 12 terms (approx. 3 years)

*Part-time option only available for
domestic students.


Start Dates

2023
30 January
24 April
17 July
09 October


2024
29 January
22 April
15 July
07 October


NOTE: Course and campus availability subject to demand. 
One term = 12 weeks (9 weeks study & 3 weeks course break. 
Please note the Christmas/New Year break is 7 weeks).


*Starting day moved to Tuesday as Monday is a public holiday


Fees

Tuition fees

$9,000 ($1,500 per term*)
*Fees are calculated per subject

Application fee: $150 for international students



Domestic students
VET Student Loans
(Australian Pacific College - RTO Code: 90396)

Non-Tuition fees

Schedule of Administrative (Non-Tuition) Fees

Meet some of our teachers

Brian Hunt

Brian HTourism/Hospitality/Business/Management/Marketing Trainer (at APC since 2010)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer
  • University Lecturer
  • Head of People & Operations Management Development − China Brokers Ltd (7 years)
  • Operations and Customer Service Management − QANTAS (11 years)
  • Manager Routes Marketing Services & Products (SE Asia, China & Japan) − QANTAS (4 years)
  • Manager, Passenger Service Marketing & Training (North America) − QANTAS (3 years)
  • Customer Service Manager International − QANTAS (3 years)
Qualifications
  • Master of Business Administration in Business Management (Monash University)
  • Bachelor of Business in Tourism (Southern Cross University)
  • Post-graduate studies: Industrial Law and Labour Relations (The University of Sydney)
  • Advanced Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Business (Marketing)
  • Diploma of Hospitality (Management)
  • Diploma of Tourism (Operations Management)
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment