SIT50122 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

VU course code: SIT50122 | Level of study: TAFE
1 year full time
Face to Face with eLearning
Footscray Nicholson
Community Services, Footscray Nicholson Campus


Develop foundational skills required to manage travel and tourism operations with the Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management at SIT50122 Victoria University.

You'll gain the knowledge needed to work within the travel and tourism industry as a departmental or small business manager.

As part of your study, you'll develop skills in:

  • marketing strategy
  • business management
  • people management
  • conflict management
  • workplace health and safety practices
  • tourism sales
  • international and Australian destinations
  • tourism practices
  • international airfares.

You will gain a solid understanding of industry operations and develop the managerial skills to coordinate tourism operations or marketing and product development activities.

NRT logoThis course is nationally recognised training.

Entry requirements

When assessing your application, we consider your education, work experience, current skills and personal attributes (where relevant).

Applicants for this course will need to meet the entry criteria outlined below. If you don’t meet the entry criteria, you may be able to gain entry by first completing a different course. We call this a ‘pathway’.

You may also be eligible for ‘Recognition of Prior Learning’, which lets you finish your course more quickly when you have gained some of the skills required from past study or work experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Victoria University is committed to providing a transparent admissions process. Find out more about how to apply for our courses, and our commitment to admissions transparency. Meeting the minimum admission criteria does not guarantee entry into this course. Past academic performance may be considered.

Course Structure

The course structure comprises the following core and elective units. These electives have been selected based on industry needs, graduate pathways and/or student and teacher feedback.

To be awarded the SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management, a student must successfully complete a total of twenty-three (23) units of competency, comprising of: * thirteen (13) core units, and; * ten (10) elective units, of which:

  • six (6) units must be selected from Group A, and;
  • four (4) units may be selected from Group A, Group B, elsewhere in the SIT Tourism, Travel and Hospitality 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 as well as be approved by the Polytechnic.


Fees & scholarships

TAFE fees vary, depending on how much the government contributes towards course costs (if anything).

Read below to find out about the fee ‘type’, the estimated yearly tuition costs for this course, and the financial support on offer.




On graduating with a Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management, you can choose to progress into further-study or apply for roles such as:

  • 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.



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