Tourism and Event Management (A/V)

Course information

Tourism is a vocational course that provides our students with the skills and knowledge to make an informed decision on seeking a career in the tourism industry. Would you like to learn the geography of the world and about other cultures? Would you like to learn how to plan exciting trips around the world for you and your friends and family? Tourism is also a good subject for students wanting to work in the hospitality industry, become airline pilots or just learn more about events planning and the world around us. The course is a practical based course and involves excursions.

Course pattern

Available as a Minor or Major

Suggested Minor course

Semester

Unit

1

Tourism and Event Management

2

Global Tourism

Suggested Major course

Semester

Unit

1

Tourism and Event Management

2

Global Tourism

3

Working in Tourism

4

Tourism and Events Promotion

Unit descriptions

Tourism and Event Management

This unit introduces students to tourism industry knowledge, and largely focusses on Australian destinations.  Students provide ‘clients’ with information and advice on Australian destinations as they plan holidays for them.

Global Tourism

The focus in this unit shifts to the international scene and students are involved in developing knowledge to provide information and advice on international destinations. They also learn about cultural differences, how to deal with people from different cultures and working safely.

Working in Tourism

In this unit the students further their knowledge and skills of Australian and International destinations, produce business documents and learn the skills of working with both their team members and customers.

Tourism and Events Promotion

The focus in this unit is largely on events, sourcing and interpreting information and providing information to their clients.  This unit links in with the College open night.