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This study area specification (SAS) has been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of students. It provides an introduction to a broad understanding of tourism, and develops the personal and interpersonal skills that underpin employment in the tourism industry. This SAS examines the dynamic nature of global tourism and the broader social, cultural, ecological and economic implications of sustainable tourism.

This SAS offers 2 approaches:

  • Approach AVET certificates SIT20107 Certificate II in Tourism
  • Approach B — School-devised course of study over 4 semesters

Study area specification

The SAS provides details of the courses of study available.

Study plans

Study plans and AQTF registration

Approach A. Before offering the VET certificates listed in this approach, schools must ensure the courses or qualifications fall within their AQTF scope of registration.

Approach B. Schools must submit a study plan by the end of Term 1 in the first year of teaching the course.


Designing and evaluating assessment instruments

This advice assists and supports schools with designing and evaluating their assessment program and in implementing the assessment requirements of this syllabus.

Subject–specific advice

This information supports schools in implementing the assessment requirements of the SAS. The advice supports school decision making about the approaches to assessment design and making judgments.

More information

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Last reviewed: 1 July 2014

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