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SIT20116 Certificate II in Tourism

SIT20116 Certificate II in Tourism

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Have you ever dreamt about a career in the travel industry? With more people travelling every year, there is a significant demand for employment in the tourism sector! The SIT20116 Certificate II in Tourism will provide you with essential entry-level skills and knowledge to work in the tourism and travel industry.

The SIT20116 Certificate II in Tourism has been specifically designed by our training team to ensure you are given every opportunity possible to reach the career you want. Our team of specialists will be there every step of the way, and the combination of classroom and practical exercises means you can graduate with the skills needed to excel in your chosen profession!

This course will provide you with the skills needed to become a travel agent, tour operator, retail sales person or receptionist.

The College is renowned for producing graduates who possess a range of well-developed technical and customer service skills, so you can be assured you are receiving the highest quality training with Central Coast Community College.

Are you ready to take your first step towards an exciting new career? Take the plunge and enquire about enrolment today!

Course Duration

This course runs on campus for two days per week for the duration of 20 weeks. At home-study will also apply.

Delivery Mode

This qualification will be delivered face-to-face, through self-paced projects and simulated workplace experiences. Additional individual self-directed learning must be conducted outside of the classroom and students may also be required to complete a minimum of 30 hours work experience in a suitable tourism operation.

Entry Requirements

Students must have successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent), turned 16 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

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Students may also be required to meet industry specific requirements for work placement such as:

  • Undergo occupational assessment, screening and vaccination (www.health.nsw.gov.au: www.health.nsw.gov.au)
  • Apply for a Working with Children Check (“www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au”: www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au)
  • Undertake a National Police Check (www.police.nsw.gov.au: www.police.nsw.gov.au)

Learning Outcomes

  • Customer service skills
  • Knowledge of Australian Indigenous culture and appropriate behaviour in community/individual consultation
  • Skills to access product information for sales or operational needs
  • Familiarisation of documentation related to the tourism and travel industry

Study Pathways

Graduates may continue their studies by enrolling in SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism or SIT40116 Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism.

Career Opportunities

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Reception work in a travel agency or other office environments
  • Museum attendant
  • Office assistant for a tour operator
  • Retail sales assistant

Who Is This Course For?

This course is for students who would like to work in an entry level position within the travel and tourism sector.

What to Bring To Class

Please bring a pen, paper and folder to class. You are required to wear the appropriate attire for this course, including a dress shirt, black pants and enclosed shoes. All other resources will be provided for you.

Units of competency

Assessments are made against units of competency from the Certificate II in Tourism SIT20116.
  • BSBCMM201 Communicate in the workplace
  • SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
  • SITXCCS003 Interact with customers
  • SITTIND001 Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
  • SITTGDE001 Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture
  • SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITTTSL009 Process travel-related documentation
  • BSBITU201 Produce simple word processed documents
  • SIRXPDK001 Advise on products and services
  • SITTTSL002 Access and interpret product information
  • SITXCCS001 Provide customer information and assistance