Certificate I in Tourism (Australian Indigenous Culture)

SIT10107

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Description

This qualification provides the skills and knowledge for an individual to be competent in basic practical tourism skills. The qualification is entry level and may provide a pathway to a range of job roles in the tourism and hospitality industries and in particular, in enterprises with an Indigenous focus.

Work would be undertaken in an office environment where the planning of tourism products and services takes place, in the field where tourism products are delivered or a combination of both. The field includes any destination, local or regional area, tourist precinct, site, attraction or onboard form of transportation.

The qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a defined range of mostly routine and predictable work activities. They work under clear direction and may participate in a team.

The qualification is suitable for an Australian apprenticeship pathway and for VET in Schools delivery.

Job roles

Individuals with this qualification are able to work in specialist tourism or cultural enterprises that deliver Australian Indigenous experiences. They may be a tour operator or operate a site or cultural or heritage centre. The qualification is designed to reflect the very specific role of an Australian Indigenous person or other individual approved of by local elders who shares aspects of his or her culture with visitors in an informal way.

Possible job titles include:

  • Indigenous storyteller
  • assistant in an Indigenous cultural centre
  • assistant Indigenous guide.
  • Prerequisite requirements

    There are no prerequisites for entry to this qualification.

    Student Outcomes

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    Satisfied with Training

    Percentage of graduates in the Management and Commerce field who were satisfied with the training (Certificate I).

    Improved Work Status

    Percentage of graduates in the Management and Commerce field who started/expanded a business or who have a new job, more highly skilled work, a promotion or higher pay (Certificate I).

    Salary

    The middle of the range of salaries earned by graduates in the Management and Commerce field starting their first ever full-time job after graduating (Certificate I and II).

    Jobs

    Graduates of the Management and Commerce field (Certificate I) are most often employed as:

    Sales Workers

    36.3%

    Sales Workers
    Labourers

    28.4%

    Labourers
    Community and Personal Service Workers

    14.3%

    Community and Personal Service Workers

    Industries

    Graduates of the Management and Commerce field (Certificate I and II) are most often employed in:

    Accommodation and Food Services

    35.3%

    Accommodation and Food Services
    Retail Trade

    29.5%

    Retail Trade
    Construction

    5.3%

    Construction

    All statistics are supplied by the National Centre for Vocational Education Research.

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    There are programs for all kinds of students; apprentices and trainees, new job starters, those re-entering the workforce, retraining for a new job or upgrading their skills for an existing job.

     

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    Subsidised Training

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    Unfortunately, no subsidies are currently available for this course.

    VET Student Loans

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    Australian Apprenticeships


    Australian Apprenticeships (also known as apprenticeships and traineeships) combine work with training in a nationally recognised qualification. Australian Apprenticeships are available to anyone of working age and offer opportunities to learn new skills and be paid in over 500 different jobs.

    Unfortunately, this qualification is not currently available as an Australian Apprenticeship.


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