Certificate III in Guiding
Gordon Institute of TAFE
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|Geelong City||Yes||Full-time internal, Part-time internal||
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 Gordon Institute of TAFEOperating across four campuses, The Gordon Institute of TAFE offers programs in four teaching enterprises: Constructing Futures; Smart Technologies; Living Well and Creative Business.
With more than 18,500 enrolments and 540 staff, The Gordon Institute offers over 220 practical courses at Advanced Diploma, Diploma, Advanced Certificate, Certificate and Apprenticeship level. Flexible modes of study - full or part time, evening or weekend, on campus or off campus - make access to further education easier for all students.
Provider CRICOS: 00011G RTO code: 3044
Certificate IIICourse code: SIT30316
- Full-time internal
- Part-time internal
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.