Certificate IV in Guiding

 
Qualification:
Certificate IV   NRT
Course no:
SIT40216-01V01
National code:
SIT40216
Start date:
Mon 24 Jul 2017
 –   Ultimo
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  • Guiding course details

    Course description and aims

    This qualification reflects the role of individuals who use a broad range of specialist guiding skills combined with a substantial depth of subject matter knowledge to deliver tours. They operate independently or with limited guidance from others and use discretion to solve non-routine problems.

    This qualification provides a pathway to work as a guide in many tourism industry sectors. Guides at this level usually conduct tours that involve multiple products, services and sites involving the management of tour logistics.
    They are employed or contracted by inbound tour operators, outbound tour wholesalers, local tour operators, or they may be owner-operators of small tourism or travel businesses.

    No occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this qualification at the time of publication.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Possible job titles include:
    * cultural guide
    * heritage guide
    * interpretive guide
    * nature-based guide
    * tour director
    * tour guide
    * tour manager
    * walking guide.

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this qualification.

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    Ultimo
    Full Time
    Course start:
    Mon 24 Jul 2017
    Course duration:
    18 Weeks
    Financial Assistance:
    Smart & Skilled
    Attendance:
    15 Hours per week
    Smart and Skilled Second Qual:
    $1840
    Smart and Skilled First Qual:
    $1570
    Course Fee:
    $6960
    Code:
    SIT40216-01V01-17ULT-101
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    About offering:

    INFORMATION SESSION

    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Wednesday, 21 June, from 11.00am to 1:00pm OR 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Ultimo Campus, Marcus Clark Campus (Building W), 827-837 George Street, Level 6, Room W6.07

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 15 hours of class a week over 3 days per week. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 9:30am to 5:00pm (weeks 1-12 only).

    How to enrol or apply:

    To apply for this course you must meet the Smart and Skilled eligibility criteria: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled

    GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)

    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling

    Fee information:

    SMART AND SKILLED FEES

    This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.

    The fee category that will apply to you depends on your eligibility and your individual circumstances. Your fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process.

    For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/smart-skilled.

    PAYMENT OPTIONS AND ASSISTANCE

    Instalment payment options are available for this course. For more information, see http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges

    Find out more about financial assistance http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance

    RECOGNITION

    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

    Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition

    Subjects

    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    SITTGDE011Coordinate and operate tours70
    SITTGDE006Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides100
    SITTPPD002Develop interpretive activities60
    SITXCCS007Enhance customer service experiences40
    SITXWHS002Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks30
    SITTGDE004Lead tour groups30
    SITXCOM005Manage conflict20
    SITTGDE012Manage extended touring programs70
    SITXWHS001Participate in safe work practices12
    SITTGDE005Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities70
    SITTGDE009Prepare specialised interpretive content on marine environments80
    SITTGDE003Provide arrival and departure assistance20
    HLTAID003Provide first aid18
    SITTGDE007Research and share general information on Australian Indigenous cultures80
    SITXCOM002Show social and cultural sensitivity20
    SITTIND001Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry25
    SITTGDE002Work as a guide90

     

     

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