Certificate III in Guiding

North Regional TAFE, TAFE WA

This qualification is part of the Tourism, Travel and Hospitality Training Package. It reflects the role of individuals who use a range of guiding skills combined with a substantial depth of subject matter knowledge. They work with some independence and under limited supervision using discretion and judgement to resolve problems. This qualification 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, in tourist precincts, in marine and national parks, in wineries or onboard day or extended cruise vessels.

Entry Requirements:

No minimum education


13 units: 9 core; 4 elective

Subjects you can Study:

Core: Provide first aid; Work as a guide; Lead tour groups; Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities; Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides; Provide service to customers; Show social and cultural sensitivity; Participate in safe work practices; Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks. Electives: Address protocol requirements; Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices; Provide responsible service of alcohol; Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture; Coach others in job skills; plus more.

Study Pathways:

Certificate IV in Guiding

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00020G

Related Careers:

Tour Guide,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Derby No info No
Derby No info No Part time
Broome No info No
Broome No info No Part time
In April 2016, Pilbara Institute and Kimberley Training Institute formed North Regional TAFE.

International students apply through TAFE International Western Australia.

Provider CRICOS: 00020G

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