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Diploma of Travel & Tourism SIT50112

The Diploma of Travel and Tourism SIT50112 been superseded by the Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management SIT50116. This course is in its transition period. 

The Diploma of Travel & Tourism 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.

SIT50112

 

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.

Course Structure

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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 check online for our RPL and Credit Transfer policy:

 

Mode of Study

If you are on a Student Visa, you may study 25% of your course by distance or online.

Please refer here for more information.

 


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 Certificate III in Travel or verified travel industry experience against specified tourism unit clusters.

English Level Required*

Successful completion of 10 weeks of General English at Upper Intermediate level (plus 80% attendance) at APC or at other approved providers or equivalent.

Check your English level here


Pathways - For Articulations To:


  • Central Queensland University (CQUniversity)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00219C

    http://www.cqu.edu.au

    CQUniversity is one of Australia’s most dynamic universities with a rich cultural diversity. Students earn quality degrees and benefit from increased job opportunities. Courses and programs are modelled on teaching and learning excellence, flexibility and personal service. CQUniversity was awarded the 2005 National Exporter of the Year (Education), the second time that CQUniversity won this prestigious national award.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 6 Credits up to 6 months course credit plus other subjects
  • International College of Management Sydney (ICMS)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 01484M

    www.icms.edu.au

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business Management 18 Credits up to 6 months course credit plus other subjects
  • Kaplan Business School

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    CRICOS Provider No: 02426B

    http://www.kbs.edu.au

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Business (Accounting) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Business (Human Resources) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Business (Hospitality and Tourism Management) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
  • University of Canberra

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    CRICOS Provider No: 00212K

    http://www.canberra.edu.au

    The University of Canberra (UC) enables learners to study domestically in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and the Gold Coast or internationally in Hong Kong, China, Bhutan and Singapore. UC courses not only focus on ensuring graduates are well-versed in the theoretical knowledge of their industry of choice, but also have a strong practical component so that learners are prepared for employment upon completion of their studies.

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Accounting 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Finance 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Human Resource Management 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of International Business 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Marketing Management 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Entrepreneurship & Innovation 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Public Administration 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Event & Tourism Management 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Management 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Business Administration 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Commerce 24 Credits up to 1 year course credit
  • University of the Sunshine Coast (USC)

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    CRICOS Provider No: 01595D

    http://www.usc.edu.au

    Pathway Course Number of Credits Approximate Length Credit
    Bachelor of Business (Tourism, Leisure & Event Management) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit
    Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) 8 Credits up to 1 year course credit

Course Quick Facts



Course Length

3 terms (approximately 9 months)


Start Dates

Fees

Course fees*:
Total: $5,850 ($1,950 per term)
Workbook fee: Free to download or $10 per subject for hard copy.
Application fees:
Student visa holders - $250
Other visas holders - $200
* Promotional fees may be applicable from time to time. Please contact us for further details.

Meet some of our teachers

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EvaBusiness/Management Trainer (at APC since 2009)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer
  • Workplace Trainer
Qualifications
  • Master of Education in Adult Education (UTS)
  • Graduate Diploma in Vocational & Workplace Learning (UTS)
  • Bachelor of Social Science (University of New England)
  • Major in Psychology (UNE)
  • Minor in Sociology (UNE)
  • Diploma of Management
  • Diploma of Marketing
  • Certificate IV IN Training and Assessment
  • Senior First Aid St John

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Brian HTourism/Hospitality 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

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GailBusiness/Management Trainer (at APC since 2009)

Industry Experience
  • Vocational Trainer
  • Workplace Trainer
  • Human Resources Manager − Hicksons Lawyers (5 years)
  • Human Resources Consultant (3 years)
  • ESL Teacher
  • Memberships: Australian Legal Practice Management Group NSW (member of Learning & Development Committee), Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI), Australian Institute of Management (AIM), Australian Industry Group
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Arts (University of New England)
  • Foundations of Human Resources − Australian Human Resources Institute (Charles Sturt University)
  • Course in OHS Consultation (WorkCover NSW)
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Certificate IV in TESOL (CELTA)
  • Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA)

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Susan SVET Academic Coordinator (at APC since 2011)

Industry Experience
  • Project Administration BHP, Port Kembla (5 years)
  • International Markets Coordinator Bluescope Steel, Port Kembla (4 years)
  • Member Services Officer (Pillar Administration), Coniston 12 months
Qualifications
  • Bachelor of Commerce (International Business) (UOW)
  • Certificate IV Small Business Management
  • Certificate IV Training and Assessment
  • Graduate Certificate (Business Coaching) (Sydney Business School, UOW)
  • Graduate Certificate (Adult and Vocational Education) (Charles Sturt University)

Student Spotlight

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Cezar Brazil

Occupation: Student
City: Sydney

"Before I come to Australia I was really concerned regarding the educational quality of any of the institutions I had selected as an option for my grades. Nevertheless, considering my experience studying at APC this six months, it is clear for me now that I had made the right choice. Regardless the economy crisis, it is known the market itself is wide opened for every highly skilled professional in their area."