Certificate II in Tourism
Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|CIT Reid||No||Part-time internal||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who have a defined and limited range of tourism operational skills and basic industry knowledge. They are involved in mainly routine and repetitive tasks and work under direct supervision. It provides a pathway to work in many tourism and travel industry sectors and a diverse range of employers including travel agencies, tour wholesalers, tour operators, attractions, cultural and heritage sites, and any small tourism business. Work could be undertaken in the field where products are delivered, in an office environment where the planning of tourism and travel products and services takes place, or a combination of both.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry; Interact with customers; Show social and cultural sensitivity; Participate in safe work practices. Electives: Clean premises and equipment; Provide visitor information; Assist with the presentation of public activities and events; Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture; Provide responsible service of alcohol; Process travel-related documentation; plus more.
About Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT)The Canberra Institute of Technology is a large multi-campus provider of a wide range of vocational education and training programs. CIT offers over 400 programs at different levels through six campuses across Canberra.
The CIT also offers a range of courses at its Learning Centres at Gungahlin, Tuggeranong and Reid. Students will be able to study in these centres at their own pace and at times that suit them. The centres aim to offer all the specialist support students will need for successful study.
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Studying at CIT is different from the school or university systems. Unlike universities, which offer a more general and theory-based education, CIT focuses on teaching the skills and knowledge for jobs. CIT aims to provide quality programs and services, relevant curricula and modern facilities.
CIT programs cater for full or part-time students as well as people in either full-time or part-time employment. Some courses can be studied online or at an individual pace via one of the flexible Learning Centres. CIT classes are small, the average size being 20 students.
Courses are run only if there are enough students and resources. Each course has its own entry requirements. Selection criteria and/or selection processes apply to many high demand programs.
CIT offers traineeship programs which are advertised in local newspapers. VET FEE-HELP and FEE-HELP is available for eligible programs where students meet the requirements.
Provider CRICOS: 00001K RTO code: 0101;HE
Certificate IICourse code: SIT20116
- Part-time internal = 1 year
11 units: 4 core; 7 electives
No minimum education
Life after Study
Tour guides accompany visitors on local tours and guide tourists within a specific country, region, area, city or site. They provide special information on history, archaeology, monuments and works of art, the environment, culture, natural and built attractions, places of interest, and any general matters of interest to the visitor.
Tourist information officers provide travel, hospitality and accommodation information to tourists, promote tourism, and assess tourist opportunities for local communities.