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Work, Study + Play Whitsundays!

This exclusive program offers a once in a lifetime experience in one of Australia's premier holiday destinations!
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Did you know jobs in the tourism sector are already back on the rise? Find out more.

Why choose Flight Centre Travel Academy?

Get prepared to chase your passion for travel through our Diploma of Travel and Tourism, delivered in partnership with Torrens University.  



We provide students with access to jobs at the beginning, during, and at the end of their studies. We are so extremely enthusiastic about finding jobs for our students that we have a dedicated recruitment team with direct partnerships with Flight Centre and employers across the travel industry.   

We Are The Travel Industry

The travel industry is changing in front of our eyes, gain access to the latest updates on travel trends and sustainability with the industry leaders. The content we teach in our course is more important than ever to lead you to a long and successful career in travel and tourism.


Expert Trainers

Learn about real-world travel sales, products and systems from passionate industry experts. Each of our facilitators has years of experience across the travel and tourism sector, from airlines and tour to corporate travel. 

University Qualification

In partnership with Torrens University Australia, we have created a tertiary level, nationally recognised Diploma of Travel and Tourism to help set you up for career success in this changing world.


Learn more about our Diploma of Travel & Tourism

“Doing this course is giving me a way into the industry and it's really enjoyable.”

Dylan Randall

Diploma Student

“After coming to a crossroads in my previous studies, the Diploma at FCTA has given me a much greater insight into the industry.”

Shai-Ann Leonard

Diploma Student

"It is a challenging course but really rewarding and can lead to so many career options - at any stage of your life!"

Cheryl Neylan

Diploma Student

“I love that the Diploma is leading me into a career in the Travel Industry!”

Stephanie Christodoulou

Diploma Student

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the entry requirements for the Diploma?

Year 12 or equivalent or;
Special Entry Requirements

Students must demonstrate their ability to undertake study at the required level:

  • Broadly relevant work experience (documented e.g. CV), demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • Formal, informal or non-formal study, completed or partially completed, demonstrating a reasonable prospect of success; OR
  • Written submission to demonstrate reasonable prospect of success
Is the course open to international students?

Our course is not currently open to international students. Permanent residents are applicable to apply under certain criteria. To find out if you are eligible contact the team direct on 1300 369 649.

Upon graduating, is there a pathway into further study?

Yes, our Diploma of Travel and Tourism is your first year of a Bachelor’s degree with Torrens University Australia. Upon graduation, students can progress straight into their second year of a Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management) with Torrens University. After 2 more years of study with Torrens University Australia, students will be able to graduate with a Bachelor degree. Flight Centre also employ graduates from this program.

What is the cost of the Diploma?

The full fee for the higher education Diploma is $18, 400 or $9,200 per semester. This is approx 15% less than the average cost of yearly university fees.

Study Assist FEE-HELP is also available to eligible students, so there are no upfront costs. 

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