Certificate III in Guiding
Career Training Institute of Australia
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No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It provides a pathway to work as a guide in many tourism industry sectors. Guides at this level usually work in particular areas or sites, including attractions, cultural and heritage sites, tourist precincts, marine and national parks, wineries, or on board day or extended cruise vessels. It reflects the role of individuals who use well-developed guiding skills combined with a substantial depth of subject matter knowledge to deliver tours. They work with some independence and under limited supervision using discretion and judgement to resolve problems.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Provide service to customers; Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides; Show social and cultural sensitivity; Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities; Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks; Lead tour groups; Work as a guide; plus more. Electives: Conduct a product tasting for alcoholic beverages; Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture; Conduct routine oral communication in a language other than English; Provide advice on Australian destinations; plus more.
About Career Training Institute of AustraliaEstablished in 1998, Career Training Institute of Australia (CTIA) is a Registered Training Organisation. The Institute operates as an integral part of a leading hotel - the Watermark Hotel & Spa, located in Surfers Paradise. The college offers industry-based Hospitality, Tourism and Travel courses designed for those wishing to work at the upper echelon of the hospitality and tourism industries. Their qualifications build on theory, providing students with practical hands-on training in all areas of an international hotel. The college has won various awards. RTO code: 6517
Certificate IIICourse code: SIT30316
13 units: 9 core; 4 elective
No minimum education
Certificate IV in Guiding
This qualification is suitable for an apprenticeship pathway.
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.