Qualification details

SIT60116 - Advanced 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 SIT60112 - Advanced 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
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
BSBHRM604 - Manage employee relationsManage employee relations Elective
BSBMGT617 - Develop and implement a business planDevelop and implement a business plan Core
BSBMKG510 - Plan e-marketing communicationsPlan e-marketing communications Elective
BSBPUB402 - Develop public relations campaignsDevelop public relations campaigns Elective
BSBRSK501 - Manage riskManage risk Core
BSBSUS501 - Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainabilityDevelop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability Elective
BSBWRT401 - Write complex documentsWrite complex documents Core
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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 411 Advanced Diploma 
Taxonomy - Industry Sector N/A Tourism 
Taxonomy - Occupation N/A Operations Manager,Marketing Director,Business Development 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 411 Advanced Diploma 03/Mar/2016 
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Modification History

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Qualification Description

This qualification reflects the role of senior managers with advanced operational skills who use a broad range of travel or tourism skills, combined with specialised managerial skills and substantial knowledge of industry operations, to coordinate travel or tourism operations. They operate with significant autonomy and are responsible for making strategic business management and operational decisions.

This qualification provides a pathway to work in many travel and tourism industry sectors and for a diverse range of employers including travel agencies, tour wholesalers, tour operators, inbound tour operators, tourist attractions, visitor information centres, and other tourism businesses.

Possible job titles include:

  • account manager
  • business development manager
  • director of groups and incentives
  • director of marketing
  • director of product development operations manager
  • director of sales
  • general 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

27 units must be completed:

  • 17 core units
  • 10 elective units, consisting of:
  • 6 units from Group A
  • 4 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

BSBMGT617

Develop and implement a business plan

BSBRSK501

Manage risk

BSBWRT401

Write complex documents

SITTIND001

Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

SITTPPD008

Develop tourism products

SITXCCS007

Enhance customer service experiences

SITXCCS008

Develop and manage quality customer service practices

SITXFIN002

Interpret financial information

SITXFIN003

Manage finances within a budget

SITXFIN004

Prepare and monitor budgets

SITXGLC001

Research and comply with regulatory requirements

SITXHRM003

Lead and manage people

SITXMGT001

Monitor work operations

SITXMGT002

Establish and conduct business relationships

SITXMPR007

Develop and implement marketing strategies

SITXWHS004

Establish and maintain a work health and safety system

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 plan

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 

SITXMGT003

Manage projects

Crisis Management 

SITXCRI002

Manage a business continuity crisis

E-Business 

BSBEBU501

Investigate and design e-business solutions

BSBEBU502

Implement e-business solution

SITXEBS002

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

SITXEBS003

Build and launch a small business website

Environmental Sustainability 

BSBSUS501

Develop workplace policy and procedures for sustainability

Finance 

SITXFIN005

Manage physical assets

SITXFIN006

Manage revenue

First Aid 

HLTAID003

Provide first aid

HLTAID005

Provide first aid in remote situations

Food Safety 

SITXFSA001

Use hygienic practices for food safety

Human Resource Management 

BSBHRM604

Manage employee relations

SITXHRM004

Recruit, select and induct staff

SITXHRM005

Manage volunteers

SITXHRM006

Monitor staff performance

Marketing and Public Relations 

BSBMKG510

Plan e-marketing communications

BSBPUB402

Develop public relations campaigns

SITXMPR006

Obtain and manage sponsorship

SITXMPR008

Prepare and present proposals

Planning and Product Development 

SITTPPD005

Develop host community awareness of tourism

SITTPPD006

Assess tourism opportunities for local communities

SITTPPD007

Research and analyse tourism data

SITTPPD009

Develop environmentally sustainable tourism operations

SITTPPD010

Develop culturally appropriate tourism operations

SITTPPD011

Develop and implement local or regional tourism plan

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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