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SIT40107 Certificate IV in Tourism (Guiding)

This is our highest rated certification that requires previous work experience and learning modules. Guides who attain this rating will be amongst the best trained in the country.

Our course involves core units of learning combined with elective modules - aimed at expanding an existing knowledge base. Course 4 is a combination of classroom, internet and bush camp learning modules -taking 6-7 months to complete. 

Tasmania Government Funded Course
Job Seekers 2011

For residents of Tasmania and for those looking for employment within the nature based tourism industry, there is a fantastic opportunity to receive Government funding to pay for 100% of the $6,500 course fees.

This means that you can do the course free of charge!

This opportunity is thanks to Skills Tasmania, which is a government organisation helping job seekers find employment. So if you are a resident of Tasmania and are currently looking for a job, please contact us below.

Tasmania Course Timeline:

July 1, 2011- Distance learning modules begin. Workbooks and CD Rom will be sent to all students.
July to November 2011- Live ’online’ classroom sessions.
September 2011- Work placement (all students are required to spend 1 to 2 days with a tourism operation for learning and research purposes)
December 4 to 14, 2011- 10 day practical training at Strahan, Tasmania
December/January- Work placement 2
February 28, 2012- Assessments finalised

Trainee requirements for course

1. Reliable internet access
2. Email account
3. Download Java version 6 (to use Elluminate)
4. Headset with microphone
5. Register into Wikispace or Wiggio

Theory Component
1. Trainees to commence working through the Workbooks + CD ROM
2. Scheduled Elluminate sessions (a online classroom) to provide an opportunity to collaborate with Trainer and other trainees
3. Wiki forum/blog reflection exercises (individual/team work) 

Practical Component:
1. December 4 to 14
2. 10 nights staying in Federal Group accommodation – Strahan Village.
Please click here for information on accommodation and Strahan
3. Intensive field training
4. Industry experts (Flora, Fauna, Geology, OHS, Tourism) to conduct lectures on set days 

During this time we will be looking at the following:
- Indigenous culture and history of the area
- local flora and fauna
- Geology
- Astronomy
- Animal tracking
- Bush tucker
- Bush medicine 
- and much more...

For more information and prices on this course please contact EcoGuiding:

Click here to enquire about the Tasmanian Certificate IV Course.

Office Phone + 61 2 8922 2652

Any questions? Contact EcoGuiding Australia
Nationally Recognised Training Organisation   Northern Territory Employment and Training Authority

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