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Qualification details

SIT30322 - Certificate III in Guiding (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes and is equivalent to SIT30316 - Certificate III in GuidingElective list updated. 09/Jun/2022

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 10/Jun/2022


Units of competency

CodeSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Code columnTitleSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Title columnUsage RecommendationSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Usage Recommendation columnEssentialSort Table listing Units of Competency by the Essential column
SITXWHS006 - Identify hazards, assess and control safety risksIdentify hazards, assess and control safety risksCurrentCore
SITHFAB021 - Provide responsible service of alcoholProvide responsible service of alcoholCurrentElective
SIRXSLS001 - Sell to the retail customerSell to the retail customerCurrentElective
TLILIC2016 - Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicleLicence to drive a heavy rigid vehicleCurrentElective
SITTGDE022 - Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environmentsPrepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environmentsCurrentElective
SITHFAB032 - Provide advice on Australian winesProvide advice on Australian winesCurrentElective
SITTTVL003 - Provide advice on Australian destinationsProvide advice on Australian destinationsCurrentElective
SITTGDE019 - Research and share information on Australian Indigenous culturesResearch and share information on Australian Indigenous culturesCurrentElective
SITXCCS014 - Provide service to customersProvide service to customersCurrentCore
BSBSUS211 - Participate in sustainable work practicesParticipate in sustainable work practicesCurrentElective
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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 Local Tour Guide,Tourist Guide,Winery Guide 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 451412 Tour Guide 10/Jun/2022 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0807 Tourism 10/Jun/2022 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 514 Certificate III 10/Jun/2022 
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Modification History

Not applicable.

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.

The skills in this qualification must be applied in accordance with Commonwealth and State/Territory legislation, Australian standards and industry codes of practice.

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.

Note: Units marked with * have one or more prerequisites. Refer to individual units for details.

Core units 

HLTAID011

Provide First Aid

SITTGDE014

Work as a guide

SITTGDE016

Lead tour groups

SITTGDE017

Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities

SITTGDE018

Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides

SITXCCS014

Provide service to customers

SITXCOM007

Show social and cultural sensitivity

SITXWHS005

Participate in safe work practices

SITXWHS006

Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

Elective units 

Communication and Teamwork 

SITXCOM009

Address protocol requirements

Environmental Sustainability 

BSBSUS211

Participate in sustainable work practices

Finance 

SITXFIN007

Process financial transactions

Food and Beverage 

SITHFAB021

Provide responsible service of alcohol

SITHFAB032*

Provide advice on Australian wines

SITXFSA005

Use hygienic practices for food safety

Guiding 

SITTGDE013

Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture

SITTGDE015

Provide arrival and departure assistance

SITTGDE019

Research and share information on Australian Indigenous cultures

SITTGDE020

Prepare specialised interpretive content on flora, fauna and landscape

SITTGDE021

Prepare specialised interpretive content on marine environments

SITTGDE022

Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environments

Human Resource Management 

SITXHRM007

Coach others in job skills

Languages other than English 

SITXLAN008

Conduct oral communication in a language other than English

SITXLAN009

Read and write information in a language other than English

Merchandising and Sales 

SIRXPDK001

Advise on products and services

SIRXSLS001

Sell to the retail customer

Touring Operations 

AHCWRK312

Operate in isolated and remote situations

TLIC0023

Operate four wheel drive vehicle

TLILIC2014

Licence to drive a light rigid vehicle

TLILIC2015

Licence to drive a medium rigid vehicle

TLILIC2016

Licence to drive a heavy rigid vehicle

Tourism Sales and Operations 

SITTTVL001

Access and interpret product information

SITTTVL003

Provide advice on Australian destinations

Working in Industry 

SITTIND003

Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

Qualification Mapping Information

Supersedes and is equivalent to SIT30316 Certificate III in Guiding.

Links

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