Choose own ad­ven­ture

Sunday Mail - Travel/Escape - - SA TOURISM AWARDS -

S the proud win­ners of the Tourism Ed­u­ca­tion and Train­ing cat­e­gory of the 2014 South Aus­tralian Tourism In­dus­try Coun­cil awards, TAFE SA is en­sur­ing it con­tin­ues to de­liver qual­ity train­ing in tourism, events and travel through en­gaged and ex­pe­ri­en­tial learn­ing.

Stu­dents are in­tro­duced to in­dus­try and key con­tacts through field trips and ex­cur­sions where they ex­pe­ri­ence first-hand what the tourism, events, travel, guid­ing and hol­i­day parks and re­sorts in­dus­tries of­fer their cus­tomers.

Par­tic­i­pat­ing in prac­ti­cal ac­tiv­i­ties and sup­ported by sound in­dus­try knowl­edge en­sures they are qual­i­fied to pur­sue a ca­reer in tourism, events and travel.

TAFE SA Tourism grad­u­ate Richard McCully said: “I’m now qual­i­fied in an area that I want to start a ca­reer in. This not only gives me a mas­sive ad­van­tage when it comes to job in­ter­views, but with the hands-on ex­pe­ri­ence, also gives me good cre­den­tials if I start my own business.”

Qual­i­fi­ca­tions from en­try level cer­tifi­cate cour­ses to ad­vanced diplo­mas are of­fered across a wide range of tourism sec­tors that pro­vides train­ing to fa­cil­i­tate a struc­tured ca­reer path. For­mal ar­tic­u­la­tion ar­range­ments also en­able the stu­dents to take ad­van­tage of path­ways to de­gree pro­grams, with a range of univer­si­ties in­clud­ing Flin­ders Univer­sity.

The op­por­tu­ni­ties af­forded by this unique train­ing pro­file are end­less.

Find out how you can choose your own ad­ven­ture and study with TAFE SA’s award win­ning pro­gram. CALL 1800 882 661 OR VISIT WWW.TAFESA.EDU.AU/TOURISM

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