Equinox Education Consultancy

Equinox Education

SIT60116 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management


Course details

CRICOS course code:


Level of study:

Pathways to Undergraduate


This course will provide you with an advanced understanding of how the tourism industry operates, including business operations and regulations, culturally suitable and sustainable practices and efficient planning techniques.

In this course, you will learn how to research and comply with regulatory requirements, source and use information on the Tourism and Travel industry, develop a range of tourism products and write complex documents, as well as develop and implement marketing strategies and manage diversity in the workplace.

Throughout the course, you will also learn how to develop and implement a business plan, develop and manage quality customer service practices and enhance customer service experiences, as well as establish and conduct business relationships, lead and manage people and monitor work operations.

In this course, you will also learn how to manage risk, interpret financial information and manage finances within a budget – including the preparation and monitoring of budgets – and how to establish and maintain a work health and safety system.

The program will be delivered in tandem with the SIT60316 – Advanced Diploma of Hospitality Management program. On successful completion of this course, you will be equipped to work in any sector of the tourism industry as a senior manager, general manager or owner-operator of any style of tourism business. You may also like continue on to undertake further study at university level, as the University of Tasmania offers articulation pathways for TasTAFE students completing this qualification. This means that you will be able to receive credit towards the Bachelor of Tourism or Bachelor of Business Administration (Tourism Management) degrees.

Note– students who complete SIT60116 – Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management at Drysdale may study in the Accelerated Study Mode in Launceston, which will enable students to complete three semesters of study in one calendar year, with the first intake of students into the Bachelor of Business Administration program occurring in February of 2021. A selection process, including interview, will take place prior to the enrolment of the program. Please contact us to find out more.


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

Career opportunities

  • Business Development Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Travel Manager
  • Tourism Manager
  • Manager of Groups and Incentives

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Course opportunities

Tuition Fees (AUD $):

11,500 Per Year

Start date:

Expected February 2022


44 weeks

Study mode:

Self study / online (with attendance)


Drysdale Hobart Campus
59 Collins Street
Hobart Tasmania 7000


Entry criteria

Required prior study: Certificate IV in Travel and Tourism.

English language requirements:

IELTS: 5.5 (no band less than 5.0)

TOEFL (Internet): 46 – 59

TOEFL Paper: 527–549

PTE: 42 – 49