Tourism and Hospitality

SIT40116 Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism

SIT40116 Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package.

This course is designed for people who are highly motivated and have previous experience in the travel and tourism industry, people who are looking for work within the industry or are already working in the industry and wish to formalise their qualifications.

SIT40116 Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism will help you gain a strong working knowledge and understanding of all sectors of the travel and tourism industry including tourism product information, Tasmanian and Australian destinations, customer service, tourism sales, social media and website design. Alongside this you will be provided with training that reflects the role of individuals who will use a broad range of sales and marketing or operational skills combined with a sound knowledge of industry operations.

Graduates are expected to be able to operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems. You will be provided with tools to work to undertake supervisory responsibilities and how to plan, monitor and evaluate the work of team members.

This course involves full time onsite training at Drysdale South consisting of 16 weeks at 4 days per week, including 88 hours of workplace internship and 50 hours of volunteering with various organisations.

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:  2020
  • Duration:  16 weeks, full-time study

Learning Options

  • Classroom/Work Placement (combination of classroom and work placement)
  • On the job training (8 hours x 11 weeks)
  • Self paced
  • Online

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;

  • Observation
  • Projects
  • Stimulated environment
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Presentations
  • Questioning
  • Testimonials

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?

Students are required to purchase learning resources and take part in excursions for this course at a cost of $206 per student.

Are there any ‘other’ costs?

Resources:  $136
Excursion:  $70
Total Cost:  $206

Essential Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

TasTAFE does offer this qualification as a pathway from SIT30216 Certificate III in Travel and SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism.

Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who are able to demonstrate tourism and travel industry knowledge, customer service and operational and management skills. The individual must either:

  1. Have previously completed six of the Group A elective units listed. These can be completed either via the SIT30216 Certificate III in Travel or SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism.
  2. If an applicant has not completed SIT30216 Certificate III in Travel or SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism the six units must be completed as either recognition of prior learning, assessed on the job in a tourism or travel industry workplace, or undertaken as a flexible learning option.   This would be in addition to timetabled on-campus units.


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

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.


SIT40116 Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism.

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 SIT40116 Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism, nineteen units must be successfully completed. These include seven core units and twelve electives.



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