Tourism and Hospitality

SIT30216 Certificate III in Travel

SIT30216 Certificate III in Travel is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.

This course is designed for people wishing to gain employment in the Tasmanian retail travel or general tourism industry businesses as a travel or tourism consultant.

This course provides you with the skills to work in the front line of travel agencies, cruise companies, travel wholesalers and a range of tourism businesses. This qualification will give you an opportunity to gain practical skills on a range of industry computerised reservation and information systems.

This industry is for those who have a high level of organisational skills, ability to cope with constant change, adaptable and are confident working under pressure. Participants working in this area must be willing to conform to industry and enterprise regulations such as maintaining good grooming and presentation.

This course involves full time onsite training at Drysdale South consisting of 20 weeks, including 40 hours work placement and 50 hours of volunteering with various organisations.

Career Opportunities

This course may lead to the following career opportunities:

  • Call centre sales agent
  • Corporate consultant
  • Cruise consultant
  • Domestic travel consultant
  • Incentive coordinator
  • International travel consultant
  • Leisure consultant
  • Mobile travel consultant
  • Online consultant
  • Operations consultant
  • Reservations sales agent
  • Wholesale consultant

Study Pathways

This course may be a pathway to further study. Related courses include:

A pathway of articulation through to a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) majoring in Tourism Management is available with UTAS.

Location, dates and times

Hobart, Drysdale Campus

  • Next Intake:   To be advised
  • Duration:  20 weeks, full-time study including term break
  • Call 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Learning Options

  • Face to face/ online delivery
  • On the job
  • Self-paced

Assessment Process

Assessments are designed to help you demonstrate your skills and knowledge.   They allow us to confirm you can perform to the standard required in the workplace, to meet all of the requirements of the course.Examples of assessments for this course may include;

  • Observations on the job/stimulated environment
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Questioning
  • Projects
  • Presentations

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.

What will I need to bring?

Students are advised that they are required to supply their own stationary including;

  • BYOD – laptop or tablet (if you have one)
  • Ring Binder
  • Plastic sleeves
  • Note pad
  • Pens and ruler
  • USB

Are there ‘other’ costs?

Uniform:  $60  (embroidered shell vest)
Resources:  $315
Excursion:  $200
Total Cost:  $575

Essential Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.


TasTAFE’s enrolment and orientation process provides information about our resources, services and support. Further details relating to Student Support Services are available at our Student Support Services page.


SIT30216 Certificate III in Travel

Students who do not successfully complete the qualification will be issued with a ‘Statement of Attainment’ listing all successfully completed units.

Qualification Requirements

To achieve a SIT30216 Certificate III in Travel, seventeen units must be successfully completed.   These include fourteen core units and three electives. The three elective units can be selected from the named electives in the qualification, or from elsewhere in the SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.


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