Certificate III in Tourism (SIT30112)

Qualification: Certificate III
Course Code: SIT30112
Study mode: Online
Payment options: Payment plan
Upfront payment
Duration: Self-paced; complete within 12 months
Start date: Anytime – start today!
Awarded by: Foundation Education (RTO 22557)
This course meets Nationally Recognised Training standards. It is listed on the Australian government's National Register for Vocational Education and Training (VET). Studying this course leads to a qualification that's recognised throughout Australia, and lets employers know that you have the right skills for the job.

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About this course

Let your love of travel and adventure work for you and pursue a rewarding career in the tourism industry! A Certificate III in Tourism (SIT30112) is the perfect way to hone your customer service intuition and learn how to provide customised travel itineraries to suit your client's needs.

You will learn how to develop relationships and provide outstanding customer service, show social and cultural sensitivity, and sell tourism products and services in a retail environment.

You will graduate from this course with the industry knowledge and practical skills to translate any customer's travel dreams into reality!


To undertake this qualification, individuals must have:

  • Successfully completed Year 12; AND
  • Access to tourism activities.

Given that some students may already be able to demonstrate their competence in some units, a recognition of prior learning (RPL) assessment process may be available to students to recognise skills and knowledge that may have been gained through formal and informal training and/or learning, work experience and life experience.

Areas of study

In this tourism course, the subjects you may study include:

Core units

  • SITXCCS303 - Provide service to customers
  • SITXCOM201 - Show social and cultural sensitivity
  • SITTIND201 - Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry
  • SITWHS101 - Participate in safe work practices

Elective units

  • BSBWOR301 - Organise personal work priorities and development
  • BSBWRT301 - Write simple documents
  • BSBINM301 - Organise workplace information
  • BSBITY306A - Design and produce business documents
  • SIRXRSK201 - Minimise loss
  • SIRXSLS201 - Sell products and services
  • SITTTSL202 - Access and interpret product information
  • SITTTSL303 - Sell tourism products and services
  • SITXCOM202 - Provide a briefing or scripted commentary
  • SITXWHS301 - Identify hazards, asses and control safety risks
  • HTLAID003 - Provide first aid*

*Must be undertaken with an external provider.

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a nationally recognised, accredited Certificate III in Tourism (SIT30112) from Foundation Education.

You will be qualified to work in a number of varied positions across the tourism and travel industry such as:

  • Domestic or international travel consultant
  • Online travel consultant
  • Leisure consultant
  • Cruise consultant
  • Reservations sales agent
  • Booking agent
  • Attraction or theme park attendant
  • Visitor information officer
  • Tour guide

Finance options

Foundation Education offers students exceptional flexibility when it comes to paying for course fees. Three instalment plans are available:

  • Upfront payment: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 30 days
  • Rapid payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 4 months
  • Payment plan: deposit + remaining course fee to be paid within 8 months

Alternatively, you can pay the full course fee upfront via credit card.

Course fees include the delivery and assessment of your qualification, study materials (including all resources), and student support services.

RTO 22557
With over 14 years in the industry, Foundation Education endeavours to deliver flexible and personalised training solutions. A student satisfaction rate of over 80% and an industry leading graduation rate of 65%, combined with state-of-the-art technology, expert trainers and ongoing support, make Foundation Education one of Australia’s leading RTOs. Specialising in business services, health services, training and education and fitness and recreation courses, Foundation Education is the perfect choice for anyone looking for quality vocational training.
Studying with Foundation Education, you will be supported by an experienced trainer currently working in the industry. You will receive ongoing and personalised support with your assignments and career goals, and have access to coaching and advice from industry professionals. With state-of-the-art technology, you will have access to your course materials 24/7, meaning you can truly study when and where you want.

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