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SIT60116 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management

(CRICOS Course Code 092094E)


Designed for those seeking senior management roles in the travel and tourism industry, you will gain extensive industry knowledge, wide-ranging managerial skills and the ability to make effective strategic decisions. Areas of focus include developing and implementing marketing strategies, business planning, product development, international marketing, sourcing and preparing information for clients and managing work groups.

Units of competency

Total number of units 27

  • 17 core units of competency plus
  • 10 elective units of competency

Please note: Some units listed in the selection below have been completed during the study of SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism and SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management.

Completed in Certificate III or Diploma Unit Type
BSBDIV501 Manage diversity in the workplace Diploma Core
BSBMGT617 Develop and implement a business plan Core
BSBRSK501 Manage risk Core
BSBWRT401 Write complex documents Diploma Core
SITTIND001 Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry Certificate III Core
SITTPPD008 Develop tourism products Core
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences Diploma Core
SITXCCS008 Develop and manage quality customer service practices Diploma Core
SITXFIN002 Interpret financial information Diploma Core
SITXFIN003 Manage finances within a budget Diploma Core
SITXFIN004 Prepare and monitor budgets Diploma Core
SITXGLC001 Research and comply with regulatory requirements Core
SITXHRM003 Lead and manage people Diploma Core
SITXMGT001 Monitor work operations Diploma Core
SITXMGT002 Establish and conduct business relationships Diploma Core
SITXMPR007 Develop and implement marketing strategies Core
SITXWHS004 Establish and maintain a work health and safety system Core
SITTTSL002 Access and interpret product information Certificate III Elective
SITTTSL004 Provide advice on Australian destinations Certificate III Elective
SITXCCS002 Provide visitor information Certificate III Elective
SITTTSL006 Prepare quotations Certificate III Elective
SITTTSL007 Process reservations Certificate III Elective
SITTTSL011 Source airfares for domestic flights Certificate III Elective
SITTTSL008 Process travel-related documentation Certificate III Elective
SITXFIN005 Manage physical assets Elective
BSBMKG605 Evaluate international marketing opportunities Elective
BSBMKG606 Manage international marketing programs Elective


Students who successfully complete this course will be issued with the AQF (Australian Qualifications Framework) SIT60116 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management qualification.  Students who partially complete this course (a minimum of one unit of competency) will be issued with a Statement of Attainment from SIT60116 Advanced Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management qualification for the unit/s of competency successfully completed.


If you complete this qualification you could gain a role such as:

  • account manager
  • business development manager
  • director of groups and incentives
  • director of marketing
  • director of product development operations manager
  • director of sales
  • general manager

Entry requirements

Whilst this qualification has NIL entry requirements as per the national register of training, to study this course at SBTA, students must meet the following entry requirements.

  • Be 18 years and over


  • Students must have successfully completed the SIT30116 Certificate III in Tourism (CRICOS Course Code 092092G) and SIT50116 Diploma of Travel and Tourism Management (CRICOS Course Code 092093F) qualifications. (refer to *NOTE:)


  • Minimum score of upper intermediate level of English (IELTS 5.5) or equivalent OR
  • An English proficiency of upper intermediate level or above from any NEAS accredited ELICOS provider.

Course duration

This program will be delivered over a total of 52 weeks (1 year) which is made of up of 36 contact weeks plus 16 weeks of holiday breaks.

Study mode

Full-time course of 20 scheduled course contact hours per week.

Course Location

Levels 2 & 6/401 Sussex Street


Timetable (shift options)

Monday-Thursday AM or EV

Pathways from the qualification

After achieving the qualification, students can gain a pathway and progress into higher qualifications in the tourism and management industries, for example they can advance into university level studies or they may choose to study another Advanced Diploma qualification that will further enhance their skills and knowledge required by specific cross-sector industry needs. Please speak to one of our marketing executives who will be able to provide you with options for further study so you can make an informed decision and choose your studies wisely.

Course fees

Course fees for this qualification is $6,100, which is made up as follows:

Total course fee:             $6,100

Term fee:                           $1,525

Other Fees

Enrolment fee:                Student Visa $250 (Other visas $100)

Materials fee:                   $100

Intake dates

4-Feb-19 15-Jul-19
4-Mar-19 12-Aug-19
23-Apr-19 7-Oct-19
20-May-19 4-Nov-19

Third Parties

SBTA has a range of agreements with Third Party Organisations providing recruitment services on its behalf. Please note that all training, assessment, support services, issuing of AQF certificate and any other support services are provided by SBTA.