Course Description

The SIT30216 Certificate III in Travel is a nationally recognised qualification that could prepare you for a career as a travel consultant in the domestic or international travel industries.

You will undertake a variety of practical tasks within a travel and tourism context, including accessing and interpreting travel product information and providing customer service to clients.

You will also learn to make bookings by using the computerised reservation system Galileo CRS, which is used widely in the travel industry. At the end of this travel and tourism course, you should be able to provide destination advice, construct airfares and prepare travel itineraries and quotations.

A work placement is included in this course to give you practical skills in a real workplace and the opportunity to make industry contacts.

Successful completion of the course could allow you to find employment as a travel consultant or reservation sales agent.

Australian Federation of Travel Agents

The Australian Federation of Travel Agents (AFTA) has appointed Open Colleges as their Preferred Online Training Provider. The AFTA is the peak industry body for the travel industry. Open Colleges is the only online training provider to receive such an endorsement for travel and tourism courses from the AFTA.

This course involves work placement that currently needs to be undertaken in Australia. More information available in our FAQs

If you are an existing worker or have experience in the related industry, please inform our enrolment consultants during your enrolment conversation as you may be eligible to enrol as an existing worker and may be able to complete your studies faster.

Potential career outcomes

  • Call Centre Sales Agent
  • Corporate Travel Consultant
  • Cruise Consultant
  • Domestic Travel Consultant
  • International Travel Consultant
  • Mobile Travel Consultant
  • Online Travel Consultant
  • Reservation Sales Agent
  • Wholesale Consultant