The introduction of online booking systems and new technologies in the travel and tourism industry has transformed roles and resulted in growth for the sector.

If you have great organisational skills, a passion for travel and love keeping up with the latest trends and destinations, a career in the travel and tourism industry could be ideal for you. While it’s not all about staying in 5-star resorts, your days will be varied and interesting and you may even get to go on site visits.  You’ll plan travel itineraries, make bookings and manage payments for your clients. 

This exciting sector offers a wide variety of professional career opportunities. Some of the possible job outcomes include becoming a travel agent, corporate travel consultant, cruise consultant, among other possibilities. 

Get the right tools to turn your passion into a successful career by studying with Open Colleges, the Preferred Online Training Provider for the Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA).

Certificate III in Travel

The nationally recognised Certificate III in Travel will broaden your understanding of the different cultural experiences relevant to the wider functions of the tourism market.