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Certificate III in Travel SIT30216


This program provides you with the skills to work in the front line of travel agencies, airlines and travel wholesalers. It gives you an opportunity to gain practical skills on an industry computerised reservation system giving you skills and knowledge that is transferable, enabling you to cross over and use other booking systems.

Qualification: Certificate III in Travel SIT30216
Program No: C3-TH44
Campus: CIT Reid 
Duration: 1 semester full-time (approx. 22 hours per week) OR part-time equivalent. Delivery of this program could be a combination of on-the-job and off-the-job learning combined with day/evening classes.
Likely Job Outcome: - Domestic travel consultant
- tour desk consultant
- international travel consultant
- leisure consultant
- corporate leisure consultant
- corporate consultant
- international corporate consultant
- online consultant
- mobile travel consultant.
Application Type: Public

Timetable Information

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Additional Information

Tourism Awards 2014You should note that additional costs of approximately $300.00 will be incurred to cover resource materials and specialist automated computer reservations system training required for this program. Also you must purchase an Atlas and/or UBD or Gregory's World Map (flat) and a basic calculator, prior to commencement of classes.

Please note that concessions do NOT apply to the additional costs.

After achieving SIT31312 Certificate III in Travel, individuals could progress to higher level qualifications in Travel and Tourism like the Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism.

Entry Requirements / How to Apply

By enrolling, CIT assumes you have checked and met these entry requirements. CIT staff will confirm either before (for all VET FEE-HELP qualifications) or within the first few weeks of classes.

You must be able to read and write documents and understand maths concepts to a level required to complete Year 10 (early in the program your skills will be checked and if you cannot read and write documents and complete maths work to the level needed, you will be enrolled in additional subjects to help build the skills needed to successfully complete the program).

If you are entering these programs as a trainee under the Australian Apprenticeships arrangements you must be employed in the industry and you must register with an Apprentice Network Provider (ANP) prior to enrolment.

Before you apply/enrol

To study any course at CIT (excluding degrees and non-accredited training) you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). This includes new students and re-enrolling students.

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Already have one? Great! Verify it in our student administration system now so your enrolment or graduation isn't delayed. (New CIT students will not be able to do this until they have been given their CIT number which will be given to you when you apply to study most CIT courses).

  1. Login to CIT Self Service
  2. Click on the link for USI
  3. Verify your USI

It's important that your first name, surname and date of birth in our student system match the ID you use to create your USI (eg if you are Christopher in USI database and Chris at CIT your USI will not verify).

If you need assistance you can go to Unique Student Identifier (USI), drop in to any CIT Library or CITSA office or contact CIT Student Services on 6207 3188.

Literacy Skills Information

We suggest that you will need Australian Core Skills Framework levels of at least 2 across reading, writing, learning, oral communication and, depending on your program of study, numeracy skills to successfully complete this program. See below to check your literacy skills. If you do not have this level, you can still enrol and seek support to improve your skills or you may prefer to begin with a lower level program, or enrol in the Certificate I in Skills for Vocational Pathways (FSK10213) to develop your literacy skills. Please visit Education and Community or phone (02) 6207 4872 to have a chat to one of our teachers.

Transition Information

Qualifications at CIT are regularly updated or replaced to meet current industry needs and maximise your employment opportunities. If this occurs while you are part way through a qualification, you may need to vary your learning to meet the new national requirements. CIT will aim to make this as smooth as possible for you.

Subject Cancellations/Changes

To ensure positive outcomes for all students, CIT may need to cancel or change classes at short notice. CIT will make every effort to inform students as soon as changes are made and will also make every effort to offer alternative arrangements for students to meet the requirements of the subject and complete their qualification. In an unfortunate instance when this cannot be met, you will receive a full refund. Please ensure you maintain current contact details via CIT Self Service or by contacting CIT Student Services at

Subject Information

Due to technical reasons the subjects for this course are not currently available. For more information please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email

Related Courses

Diploma Travel and Tourism SIT50112

More Information

For more information about this course please contact CIT Student Services on (02) 6207 3188 or email