17 units must be completed:

11 core units

6 elective units, consisting of:

4 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 SITTGDE011

Coordinate and operate tours

add topic SITTGDE012

Manage extended touring programs

add topic SITXCCS007

Enhance customer service experiences

add topic SITXCOM002

Show social and cultural sensitivity

add topic SITXCOM005

Manage conflict

add topic SITXWHS001

Participate in safe work practices

add topic SITXWHS002

Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks

Elective units

Communication and Customer Service

add topic SITXCOM004

Address protocol requirements

add topic SITXCRI001

Respond to a customer in crisis

Environmental Sustainability

add topic BSBSUS201

Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

add topic BSBSUS401

Implement and monitor environmentally sustainable work practices

First Aid

add topic HLTAID005

Provide first aid in remote situations

Food Safety

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 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

Human Resource Management

add topic SITXHRM001

Coach others in job skills

Languages 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

Marketing and Public Relations

add topic BSBREL401

Establish networks

add topic BSBREL402

Build client relationships and business networks

Planning and Product Development

add topic SITTPPD002

Develop interpretive activities

add topic SITTPPD003

Coordinate and operate sustainable tourism activities

add topic SITTPPD004

Develop in-house recreational activities

Tour Operations

add topic SITTTOP001

Load touring equipment and supplies

add topic SITTTOP002

Provide outdoor catering

add topic SITTTOP003

Allocate tour or activity resources

add topic SITTTOP004

Set up and operate a camp site

add topic SITTTOP005

Operate tours in a remote area

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

Tourism Sales and Operations

add topic SITTTSL002

Access and interpret product information

add topic SITTTSL003

Provide advice on international destinations

add topic SITTTSL004

Provide advice on Australian destinations

add topic SITTTSL005

Sell tourism products and services

add topic SITTTSL009

Process travel-related documentation

Working in Industry

add topic CUAIND402

Provide freelance services

add topic SITTIND001

Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this qualification.