Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management SIT60116

52 weeks including holidays

Name of Training Package: Code of Training Package: Name of Qualification: Code of Qualification: CRICOS Course Code:
Tourism, Travel and Hospitality SIT12 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management SIT60116 095671G

Purpose of the Course:

The purpose of this qualification reflects the role of individuals operating at a senior level who use a substantial depth of knowledge of the industry and managerial techniques. They have wide-ranging, specialised managerial skills, operate independently and are responsible for making a range of strategic business decisions.

Entry Requirements:

Entry requirements for this course are outlined below:

Domestic Students

  • Students must be over 18 years of age
  • Students must have a completed Year 10 or the interstate equivalent
  • Basic entry level computer skills and English proficiency

International Students

  • Students must be over 18 years of age
  • Students must have completed an overseas equivalent of Year 12
  • Intermediate level computer skills and English proficiency
  • Students must have either an IELTS score of 5.5 or above or a TOEFL score of 550 or above depending upon country or region and must provide documentation to that effect.

Training Pathways:

Information will also be provided to students on further training options available to them to further enhance their skill set including information on higher education qualifications.

Employment Pathways:

Participants who complete this qualification will be able to gain positions in any sector of the tourism and travel industry as a senior manager.

Possible positions include:

  • Business development manager
  • Business operations manager
  • General manager
  • General manger, marketing
  • General manager, product development

Course Objectives and Outcomes:

On successful completion of this qualification participants will be able to:

  • Manage finances and risk
  • Develop tourism products, marketing strategies and business plans
  • Develop environmentally sustainable and culturally appropriate tourism operations

Nominal Duration:

1600 hours of tuition (104 weeks consisting of 80 weeks tuition and 24 weeks holidays). Students are required to attend 20 hour per week tuition. This qualification is not offered part time.

Delivery Locations:

  • Level 4, 136 Chalmers Street Surry Hills


Tuition Fee: $12,000
Material Fees: $200
Enrolment Fees: $150
Total course Fees: $12,350

Note: Some fees are non-refundable. See the enrolment form for fee refund policy details of refund arrangements and conditions and please check out website or contact the college prior to enrolment to ensure fees are correct.

Delivery Strategy:

This program is delivered totally within an institution-based environment. This mode of delivery will combine theory-based material and practical sessions involving small discussion groups, individual and team activities and practical projects.

Throughout the entire training program participants will be provided with training and resource materials that contains various worksheets, handouts, additional reading materials (where required) and the assessment tasks.

These materials will be sourced from a variety of commercial providers and will also be developed in-house if no commercial materials are available.

Assessment Strategy:

Evidence is the term used to describe the information used to gain competency in each section of the course. It can be gathered in a variety of ways and the Trainer/Assessor will use a combination of these methods throughout and at the conclusion of the learning program.

In some situations the trainer/assessor will have a number of different types of assessment activities to choose from and will be required to conduct a minimum of three assessments to judge competency in certain units. Due to the nature of some units the number of assessments required will vary and the trainer/assessor will inform the students of the number being undertaken.

Assessments are conducted at various points throughout a unit. It is at the discretion of the trainer/assessor as to when these occur. This decision is based upon when an agreement is reach between both the trainer/assessor and the individual student.

Assessment for this qualification will consist of a combination of methods which may include:

  • Practical tasks/role play
  • Projects and assignments
  • Short answer written questions
  • Case studies/scenarios
  • Presentations

Assessment Outcome:

Students will be marked either Competent (C) or Not Competent (NC) for each unit of competency.


This program has been designed to provide the best outcome for those seeking this qualification and to enable them to work in a variety of business environments.

The program and its learning and assessment materials maybe subject to customisation to suit the needs of individual clients where these needs have been identified. This customisation will occur on a case by case basis and will be conducted in consultation with the relevant individual.

Recognition of Prior Learning:

Have you worked or studied in this field before? RPL allows you the opportunity to be recognised for skills, experience and study that you may have already attained. To gain RPL you will need to contact the college for our RPL kit which will guide you through the process of presenting your evidence to us. RPL will only be granted before the start of the course, or within the first two weeks of starting of the course.

RPL can be applied for by overseas students with the following conditions: You are still required to attend full-time study

The duration of the course is reduced affecting your Confirmation of Enrolment with DIBP (Department of Immigration and Border Protection)

There is a fee for the RPL service which is detailed in the RPL kit

Credit Transfer:

You may be eligible for credit transfer if you have previously undertaken training through another RTO. Credit transfer may be granted for one or more units of a full qualification level. A number of factors need to be considered:

  • How current the qualifications is
  • Mapping to the current training
  • If the training was undertaken with another RTO

If you think you may be eligible for a credit transfer you will need to provide the following information at time of your enrolment:

A certified copy of the original statement of attainment and/or certificate

Qualification Awarded:

At the successful completion of this course the participant will receive a SIT60116 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management. Those students who do not complete this course or who are deemed not yet competent in any units will still receive a Statement of Attainment for those units they have completed.

Course Structure:

SITTIND001 Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experience
SITXFIN002 Interpret financial information
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets
BSBRSK501Manage risk
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents
SITTTSL005 Sell tourism products and services
SITTPPD008 Develop tourism products
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements
BSBSUS501 Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system
SITTPPD009 Develop environmentally sustainable tourism operations
SITTTSL016 Provide specialist advice on cruises
SITTPPD005 Develop host community awareness of tourism
SITTTSL017 Maintain products inventories
SITXMPR008 Prepare and present proposals
SITTGDE005 Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities
SITTTOP003 Allocate tour or activity resources
SITTGDE004 Lead tour groups

I’m interested. How do I get started?

It’s easy! We have a simple five step enrolment process. You can get started by calling one of our friendly Student Advisors on +61 2 9319 3777