13 units must be completed:

9 core units

4 elective units, consisting of:

2 units from the list below

2 units from the list below, elsewhere in the SIT Training Package, or any other current Training Package or accredited course.

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 HLTAID003

Provide first aid

add topic SITTGDE002

Work as a guide

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 SITXCCS006

Provide service to customers

add topic SITXCOM002

Show social and cultural sensitivity

add topic SITXWHS001

Participate in safe work practices

add topic SITXWHS002

Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

Elective units

Communication and Teamwork

add topic SITXCOM004

Address protocol requirements

Environmental Sustainability

add topic BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


add topic SITXFIN001

Process financial transactions

Food and Beverage

add topic SITHFAB002

Provide responsible service of alcohol

add topic SITHFAB009

Conduct a product tasting for alcoholic beverages

add topic SITHFAB012

Provide advice on Australian wines

add topic SITHFAB014

Provide table service of food and beverage

add topic SITXFSA001

Use hygienic practices for food safety


add topic SITTGDE001

Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture

add topic SITTGDE003

Provide arrival and departure assistance

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

Human Resource Management

add topic SITXHRM001

Coach others in job skills

Languages other than English

add topic SITXLAN002

Conduct routine oral communication in a language other than English

add topic SITXLAN003

Conduct oral communication in a language other than English

add topic SITXLAN004

Conduct complex oral communication in a language other than English

add topic SITXLAN005

Read and write information in a language other than English

add topic SITXLAN006

Read and write documents in a language other than English

Merchandising and Sales

add topic SIRXMER201

Merchandise products

add topic SIRXSLS001

Sell to the retail customer

add topic SIRXPDK001

Advise on products and services

Tourism Sales and Operations

add topic SITTTSL002

Access and interpret product information

add topic SITTTSL004

Provide advice on Australian destinations

Working in Industry

add topic SITTIND001

Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.