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Course Number: SIT40112-01V02
This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a broad range ofspecialist guiding skills combined with a substantial depth of subject matterknowledge. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others anduse discretion to solve non-routine problems.This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.This qualification provides a pathway to work as a guide in many tourismindustry sectors. Guides at this level usually conduct tours that involvemultiple products, services and sites involving the management of tourlogistics. They are employed or contracted by inbound tour operators, outboundtour wholesalers, local tour operators, or they may be owner-operators of smalltourism or travel businesses.
Entry to this qualification is open to individuals who are able to demonstrateguiding industry knowledge, customer service and operational skills. Theindividual must either:1. Be formally assessed through a training program or recognition process,against the core units of competency from SIT30512 Certificate III inGuiding:OR2. Have relevant guiding industry employment experience. A job that has involvedthe application of skills described in core units of competency from SIT30512Certificate III in Guiding would be a satisfactory indicator for entry. Adetermination need not involve a formal process of measuring, evaluating orrecording performance against the units of competency.
cultural guide, heritage guide, interpretive guide, nature-based guide, tour director, tour guide, tour manager, walking guide.
A TAFE NSW Certificate IV or Diploma could give you up 6 to 12 months advanced standing in a university degree and some Advanced Diplomas offer even more credit.
Choosing a TAFE to University Pathway at North Coast TAFE is a great way to get practical ‘job ready’ skills and then gain entry to a university at an advanced stage.
More information can be found on our TAFE 2 uni page on our website.
Why study something again if you already have the skills and knowledge? Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is about helping you get your qualification faster and getting you to where you want to be!
Working with one of our RPL assessors we’ll review your life and work experiences as well as any previous study you may have done to confirm just what we can match up with your current course of study.
Note: Some short, licensing or compliance courses, eg Food Safety for Supervisors or First Aid are not granted RPL as demonstrated competency is required by regulatory authorities.
Find out more about RPL at North Coast TAFE
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Your government subsidised fee, and your eligibility for concessions, exemptions and scholarships, are all calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.
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