15 units must be completed:

4 core units

11 elective units, consisting of:

3 units from Group A and 3 units from Group B


6 units from Group C


6 units from Group D


6 units from Group A, B, C or E

the remaining 5 units may be selected from any elective group below, elsewhere in the SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

Packaging Rules for marine tourism specialisation:

All Group D electives must be selected for award of the Certificate III in Tourism (Marine Tourism).

The selection of electives must be guided by the job outcome sought, local industry requirements and the complexity of skills appropriate to the AQF level of this qualification.

Core units

add topic SITTIND001

Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

add topic SITXCCS006

Provide service to customers

add topic SITXCOM002

Show social and cultural sensitivity

add topic SITXWHS001

Participate in safe work practices

Elective units

Group A - Tourism Office Operations

add topic SITTTSL001

Operate online information systems

add topic SITTTSL002

Access and interpret product information

add topic SITTTSL009

Process travel-related documentation

Group B - Tourism Coordination

add topic SITXCCS002

Provide visitor information

add topic SITTTSL004

Provide advice on Australian destinations

add topic SITTTSL005

Sell tourism products and services

add topic SITTTSL006

Prepare quotations

add topic SITTTSL007

Process reservations

add topic SITTTSL008

Book supplier products and services

add topic SITTTSL010

Use a computerised reservations or operations system

Group C - Tourism Delivery

add topic CPPSEC2012A

Monitor and control individual and crowd behaviour

add topic SITHACS001

Clean premises and equipment

add topic SITTGDE001

Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture

add topic SITTGDE004

Lead tour groups

add topic SITTGDE005

Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities

add topic SITTGDE006

Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides

add topic SITTGDE007

Research and share information on Australian Indigenous cultures

add topic SITTGDE008

Prepare specialised interpretive content on flora, fauna and landscape

add topic SITTGDE009

Prepare specialised interpretive content on marine environments

add topic SITTGDE010

Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environments

add topic SITTTOP001

Load touring equipment and supplies

add topic SITTTOP002

Provide outdoor catering

add topic TLIB2003

Carry out vehicle servicing and maintenance

add topic TLIC1051

Operate commercial vehicle

add topic TLIC2025

Operate four wheel drive vehicle

add topic TLIC3042

Operate coach/bus

add topic SITTVAF001

Load and unload a ride

add topic SITTVAF002

Operate a ride location

add topic SITTVAF003

Operate a games location

add topic SITTVAF005

Fill LPG gas cylinders

add topic SITXCCS001

Provide customer information and assistance

add topic SITXCCS004

Provide lost and found services

add topic SITXCOM003

Provide a briefing or scripted commentary

add topic SITXWHS002

Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

Group D - Marine Tourism

add topic SISOSCB301A

SCUBA dive in open water to a maximum depth of 18 metres

add topic SISOSCB306A

Perform diver rescues

add topic SISOSCB308A

Guide a SCUBA dive

add topic SISOSCB419A

Instruct SCUBA diving skills

add topic SITTGDE005

Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities

add topic SITTGDE009

Prepare specialised interpretive content on marine environments

Group E- General Electives

Client and Customer Service, and Sales

add topic SIRXSLS001

Sell to the retail customer

add topic SIRXPDK001

Advise on products and services

add topic SITXCRI001

Respond to a customer in crisis

Communication and Teamwork

add topic BSBWOR203

Work effectively with others

add topic SITXCOM001

Source and present information

add topic SITXCOM004

Address protocol requirements

Computer Operations and ICT Management

add topic BSBITU202

Create and use spreadsheets

add topic BSBITU301

Create and use databases

add topic BSBITU306

Design and produce business documents


add topic SITXEBS001

Use social media in a business

Environmental Sustainability

add topic BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


add topic SITEEVT002

Process and monitor event registrations

add topic SITEEVT003

Coordinate on-site event registrations

add topic SITEEVT004

Provide event staging support


add topic BSBFIA301

Maintain financial records

add topic SITXFIN001

Process financial transactions

First Aid

add topic HLTAID003

Provide first aid

add topic HLTAID005

Provide first aid in remote situations

Food and Beverage, Food Safety

add topic SITHFAB002

Provide responsible service of alcohol

add topic SITHFAB004

Prepare and serve non-alcoholic beverages

add topic SITHFAB005

Prepare and serve espresso coffee

add topic SITHFAB007

Serve food and beverage

add topic SITHFAB009

Conduct a product tasting for alcoholic beverages

add topic SITHIND001

Use hygienic practices for hospitality service

add topic SITXFSA001

Use hygienic practices for food safety


add topic SITHGAM001

Provide responsible gambling services

add topic SITHGAM002

Attend gaming machines

add topic SITHGAM015

Attend casino gaming machines

Human Resource Management

add topic SITXHRM001

Coach others in job skills


add topic SITXINV001

Receive and store stock

add topic SITXINV002

Maintain the quality of perishable items

add topic SITXINV003

Purchase goods

Languages other than English

add topic SITXLAN001

Conduct basic oral communication in a language other than English

add topic SITXLAN002

Conduct routine oral communication in a language other than English

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.