Diploma of Travel and Tourism

The Diploma of Travel and Tourism will give you the skills and knowledge to work in all facets of the tourism industry.

You'll learn how to coach others in job skills, develop and implement operational plans, and understand the workings of the tourism industry.

This course prepares you for managerial roles not only in travel and tourism, but in tourism-related fields such as hospitality and events.

You can complete this course entirely online, so you can study where and when it suits you.

At a glance

At a glance
Qualification Diploma - TAFE

Nationally recognised - meets Australian Qualifications Framework standards

Provider OTEN – Open Training and Education Network

Travel & Tourism Skill Bundle OR relevant Certificate III OR extensive industry experience

Study mode
  1. Online
  2. Distance
Location Online
Study load Self-paced, eg: 1 yr = 10 hrs/week
Assessment By assignments + tests
Start date Enrol anytime. Contact us about enrolling.
Payment options
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What you'll learn

Become trained in:

  • Leading and managing people
  • Tourism industry knowledge
  • Monitoring work operations
  • Preparing and monitoring budgets
  • Establishing and conducting business relationships

1,752 Travel jobs on SEEK in March 2014

Source: seek.com.au

Course structure

Total Units: 17 Core Units 10 Elective Units 7

Core subjects

  • Write complex business documents
  • Manage quality customer service
  • Manage conflict
  • Interpret financial information
  • Manage finances within a budget
  • Prepare and monitor budgets
  • Lead and manage people
  • Monitor work operations
  • Establish and conduct business relationships
  • Implement and monitor work health and safety practices

Elective subjects

  • Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices
  • Manage projects
  • Manage operational plans
  • Monitor staff performance
  • Research and comply with regulatory requirements
  • Manage risk
  • Manage meetings
  • Construct normal international airfares
  • Construct promotional international airfares

Course features

  • Study at home at your own pace
  • Support from OTEN teaching staff available Mon-Fri 9am-5pm AEST
  • Extra online study support through YourTutor 6 nights a week
  • Recognition of prior learning
  • OTEN will provide learning materials in this qualification which may be in the form of lesson notes, a study guide, online learning resources and support material
  • There is an option to complete this qualification early
  • Students may be eligible for a credit towards relevant degrees at other universities
  • Access to SEEK Learning Online Library


  • the Travel & Tourism Skill Bundle – a fast pathway including the core units of the Certificate III in Travel, or
  • a Certificate III in either Tourism, Travel, or Events, or
  • evidence of extensive work experience in the travel and tourism industry

Fast pathway

The Travel & Tourism Skill Bundle is a fast pathway into the Diploma of Travel and Tourism offered by SEEK Learning and OTEN. It includes 8 core units from the Certificate III in Travel, and it qualifies you to enrol in the Diploma.

Subject to certain terms and conditions, SEEK Learning will refund the cost of this Skill Bundle after you enrol in the Diploma of Travel and Tourism.

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