Certificate III in Guiding
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- Drysdale Hobart
- Mixed Learning
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Looking for a career that allows you to share your passion for Tasmania with others? Then this course may be for you.
The course is designed to give people the knowledge and skills to work as a tour guide in Tasmania in the following contexts: bus tour guide; local cruise-boat guide; tourist attraction guide; city walking guide.
The course is comprised of thirteen units (subjects) that cover everything from good customer service; knowledge of some of Tasmania’s unique natural and cultural heritage; communication techniques to share these with tourists in an informative and entertaining way; managing risks and keeping people safe; and looking after groups of people on part-day and full-day tours.
The training and assessment will be a blend of on-campus, online and some off-campus at popular tourist destinations. Students will be given plenty of opportunities to practice their tour guiding skills at these locations.
This course is suitable for people 18 years of age or older.
On successful completion of this course you will have the skills you need to seek employment as a Tour guide and will receive nationally accredited SIT30316 Certificate III in Guiding.
Interested in starting this course?
- Bus tour guide
- Local cruise-boat guide
- City walking guide
- Tourism attraction guide (historic site, museum, brewery, etc.)