Qualification details

SIT30316 - Certificate III in Guiding (Release 2)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
2 (this release)Current 01/Apr/2016
(View details for release 1) Replaced03/Mar/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SIT30513 - Certificate III in Guiding• Equivalent 02/Mar/2016


Training packages that include this qualification

Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnEssential
BSBSUS201 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practicesParticipate in environmentally sustainable work practices Elective
HLTAID003 - Provide first aidProvide first aid Core
SIRXMER201 - Merchandise productsMerchandise products Elective
SIRXPDK001 - Advise on products and servicesAdvise on products and services Elective
SIRXSLS001 - Sell to the retail customerSell to the retail customer Elective
SITHFAB002 - Provide responsible service of alcoholProvide responsible service of alcohol Elective
SITHFAB009 - Conduct a product tasting for alcoholic beveragesConduct a product tasting for alcoholic beverages Elective
SITHFAB012 - Provide advice on Australian winesProvide advice on Australian wines Elective
SITHFAB014 - Provide table service of food and beverageProvide table service of food and beverage Elective
SITTGDE001 - Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous cultureInterpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 451412 Tour Guide 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0807 Tourism 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Tourism 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Winery Guide,Tourist Guide,Local Tour Guide 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 451412 Tour Guide 09/Aug/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0807 Tourism 09/Aug/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 03/Mar/2016 
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Modification History

Release   

Comments   

Release 2

Updated superseded SIR units

Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a range of well-developed guiding skills combined with a substantial depth of subject matter knowledge to deliver tours. They work with some independence and under limited supervision using discretion and judgement to resolve problems.

This qualification provides a pathway to work as a guide in many tourism industry sectors. Guides at this level usually work in particular areas or sites, including attractions, cultural and heritage sites, tourist precincts, marine and national parks, wineries, or on board day or extended cruise vessels.

Possible job titles include:

  • cultural guide
  • heritage guide
  • historical guide
  • interpretive guide
  • museum guide
  • nature-based site guide
  • site guide
  • tour guide
  • walking guide
  • winery guide.

No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

Packaging Rules

13 units must be completed:

  • 9 core units
  • 4 elective units, consisting of:
  • 2 units from the list below
  • 2 units from the list below, elsewhere in the SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core units 

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

SITTGDE002

Work as a guide

SITTGDE004

Lead tour groups

SITTGDE005

Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities

SITTGDE006

Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides

SITXCCS006

Provide service to customers

SITXCOM002

Show social and cultural sensitivity

SITXWHS001

Participate in safe work practices

SITXWHS002

Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

Elective units 

Communication and Teamwork 

SITXCOM004

Address protocol requirements

Environmental Sustainability 

BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Finance 

SITXFIN001

Process financial transactions

Food and Beverage 

SITHFAB002

Provide responsible service of alcohol

SITHFAB009

Conduct a product tasting for alcoholic beverages

SITHFAB012

Provide advice on Australian wines

SITHFAB014

Provide table service of food and beverage

SITXFSA001

Use hygienic practices for food safety

Guiding 

SITTGDE001

Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture

SITTGDE003

Provide arrival and departure assistance

SITTGDE007

Research and share information on Australian Indigenous cultures

SITTGDE008

Prepare specialised interpretive content on flora, fauna and landscape

SITTGDE009

Prepare specialised interpretive content on marine environments

SITTGDE010

Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environments

Human Resource Management 

SITXHRM001

Coach others in job skills

Languages other than English 

SITXLAN002

Conduct routine oral communication in a language other than English

SITXLAN003

Conduct oral communication in a language other than English

SITXLAN004

Conduct complex oral communication in a language other than English

SITXLAN005

Read and write information in a language other than English

SITXLAN006

Read and write documents in a language other than English

Merchandising and Sales 

SIRXMER201

Merchandise products

SIRXSLS001

Sell to the retail customer

SIRXPDK001

Advise on products and services

Tourism Sales and Operations 

SITTTSL002

Access and interpret product information

SITTTSL004

Provide advice on Australian destinations

Working in Industry 

SITTIND001

Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

Qualification Mapping Information

SIT30513 Certificate III in Guiding

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.education.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=68c40a93-e51d-4e0f-bc06-899dff092694

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