Qualification details

SIT50116 - Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management (Release 1)

Summary

Releases:
ReleaseStatusRelease date
1 1 (this release)Current 03/Mar/2016

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
MappingNotesDate
Supersedes SIT50112 - Diploma of Travel and Tourism• Not equivalent • Entry requirement removed. • Significant changes to packaging rules due to removal of entry requirement. • Non-equivalence based on redesign of qualification structure and number of required units. 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
BSBADM502 - Manage meetingsManage meetings Elective
BSBCMM401 - Make a presentationMake a presentation Elective
BSBDIV501 - Manage diversity in the workplaceManage diversity in the workplace Core
BSBEBU501 - Investigate and design e-business solutionsInvestigate and design e-business solutions Elective
BSBEBU502 - Implement e-business solutionsImplement e-business solutions Elective
BSBFIA303 - Process accounts payable and receivableProcess accounts payable and receivable Elective
BSBFIA401 - Prepare financial reportsPrepare financial reports Elective
BSBITU301 - Create and use databasesCreate and use databases Elective
BSBITU302 - Create electronic presentationsCreate electronic presentations Elective
BSBITU306 - Design and produce business documentsDesign and produce business documents Elective
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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ANZSCO Identifier 149311 Conference And Event Organiser 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Tourism 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Travel Agency Manager,Marketing Manager,Sales Manager 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ANZSCO Identifier 149311 Conference And Event Organiser 09/Aug/2016 
ASCED Qualification/Course Field of Education Identifier 0803 Business And Management 09/Aug/2016 
Qualification/Course Level of Education Identifier 421 Diploma 03/Mar/2016 
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Modification History

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Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of highly skilled senior operators who use a broad range of tourism or travel skills combined with managerial skills and sound knowledge of industry operations to coordinate travel or tourism operations. They operate independently, have responsibility for others, and make a range of operational business decisions.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in many travel and tourism industry sectors as a departmental or small business manager. The diversity of employers includes travel agencies, tour wholesalers, tour operators, inbound tour operators, tourist attractions, visitor information centres, and other tourism businesses.

Possible job titles include:

  • inbound groups manager
  • inbound sales manager
  • incentives manager
  • tour operations manager
  • marketing manager
  • product development manager
  • reservations manager
  • travel agency manager
  • sales manager
  • visitor information centre manager.

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

23 units must be completed:

  • 12 core units
  • 11 elective units, consisting of:
  • 6 units from Group A
  • 5 units from Group A, Group B, 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 

BSBDIV501

Manage diversity in the workplace

SITTIND001

Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

SITXCCS007

Enhance customer service experiences

SITXCCS008

Develop and manage quality customer service practices

SITXCOM005

Manage conflict

SITXFIN002

Interpret financial information

SITXFIN003

Manage finances within a budget

SITXFIN004

Prepare and monitor budgets

SITXHRM003

Lead and manage people

SITXMGT001

Monitor work operations

SITXMGT002

Establish and conduct business relationships

SITXWHS003

Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Elective units 

Group A 

Tourism and Travel Coordination 

SITTTOP003

Allocate tour or activity resources

SITTTSL002

Access and interpret product information

SITTTSL003

Provide advice on international destinations

SITTTSL004

Provide advice on Australian destinations

SITTTSL005

Sell tourism products and services

SITTTSL006

Prepare quotations

SITTTSL007

Process reservations

SITTTSL008

Book supplier products and services

SITTTSL009

Process travel-related documentation

SITTTSL010

Use a computerised reservations or operations system

SITTTSL011

Source airfares for domestic flights

SITTTSL012

Construct normal international airfares

SITTTSL013

Construct promotional international airfares

SITTTSL014

Construct advanced international airfares

SITTTSL015

Administer billing and settlement plans

SITTTSL016

Provide specialist advice on cruises

SITTTSL017

Maintain product inventories

SITXCCS002

Provide visitor information

Tourism Delivery 

SITTGDE004

Lead tour groups

SITTGDE005

Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities

SITTGDE006

Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides

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

SITTGDE011

Coordinate and operate tours

SITTTOP001

Load touring equipment and supplies

SITTTOP002

Provide outdoor catering

SITTTOP004

Set up and operate a camp site

SITTTOP005

Operate tours in a remote area

TLIC1051

Operate commercial vehicle

TLIC2025

Operate four wheel drive vehicle

TLIC3042

Operate coach/bus

Group B 

Administration and Communication 

BSBADM502

Manage meetings

BSBCMM401

Make a presentation

BSBWRT401

Write complex documents

SITXCOM004

Address protocol requirements

Computer Operations and ICT Management 

BSBITU301

Create and use databases

BSBITU302

Create electronic presentations

BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents

BSBITU402

Develop and use complex spreadsheets

Crisis Management 

SITXCRI001

Respond to a customer in crisis

E-Business 

BSBEBU501

Investigate and design e-business solutions

BSBEBU502

Implement e-business solutions

SITXEBS002

Develop, implement and monitor the use of social media in a business

SITXEBS003

Build and launch a small business website

Environmental Sustainability 

BSBSUS401

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

Finance 

BSBFIA303

Process accounts payable and receivable

BSBFIA401

Prepare financial reports

First Aid 

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTAID005

Provide first aid in remote situations

Food Safety

SITXFSA001

Use hygienic practices for food safety

Governance and Legal Compliance 

SITXGLC001

Research and comply with regulatory requirements

Human Resource Management 

SITXHRM002

Roster staff

SITXHRM004

Recruit, select and induct staff

SITXHRM005

Manage volunteers

SITXHRM006

Monitor staff performance

Languages 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

Management and Leadership 

BSBRSK501

Manage risk

SITXMGT003

Manage projects

Marketing and Public Relations 

BSBMKG401

Profile the market

BSBMKG510

Plan e-marketing communications

BSBMKG509

Implement and monitor direct marketing activities

SITXMPR001

Coordinate production of brochures and marketing materials

SITXMPR002

Create a promotional display or stand

SITXMPR003

Plan and implement sales activities

SITXMPR004

Coordinate marketing activities

SITXMPR005

Participate in cooperative online marketing initiatives

SITXMPR006

Obtain and manage sponsorship

SITXMPR007

Develop and implement marketing strategies

SITXMPR008

Prepare and present proposals

Planning and Product Development 

SITTPPD001

Package tourism products

SITTPPD002

Develop interpretive activities

SITTPPD003

Coordinate and operate sustainable tourism activities

SITTPPD004

Develop in-house recreational activities

SITTPPD005

Develop host community awareness of tourism

SITTPPD006

Assess tourism opportunities for local communities

SITTPPD007

Research and analyse tourism data

Work Health and Safety 

SITXWHS002

Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

Qualification Mapping Information

No equivalent qualification.

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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