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Diploma of Travel and Tourism

Delivered in partnership with Torrens University Australia, the Diploma of Travel and Tourism offers what no other provider can: the best blend of academic content and industry expertise. 

Discover the Diploma

Facilitated by Flight Centre experts, this Diploma has been designed to provide graduates with academic and real-world knowledge of the travel and tourism industry. The Diploma also focuses on providing students with skills suitable for employment.

Adventure 1 - Part-time

  1. Start your Diploma of Travel and Tourism - With flexible online study options available, find study how you want. 

  2. Finish Semester 1 - With Semester 1 done and dusted, get ready to launch yourself into Semester 2.

  3. Semester 2 - Study + Work - Work with our Program Team to land your dream role. You will then study and work part-time so you can maintain a work-life balance. You can also choose to study full-time and work part-time, this will mean you will finish your Diploma in 9 months. 

  4. Semesters 3 & 4 - Work + Study - Continue working at your dream job while you study semesters 3 and 4 part-time.

  5. Graduate & Take off - Graduate with a university-level Diploma of Travel & Tourism and turn your dream role into a career.

 

Adventure 2 - Full-time

  1. Start your Diploma of Travel and Tourism - With flexible online study options available, find study how you want. 

  2. Finish Semester 1 - With Semester 1 done and dusted, get ready to launch yourself into Semester 2.

  3. Semester 2 - Continue your studies.

  4. Graduate & Take off - Graduate with a university-level Diploma of Travel & Tourism in only 9 months. Then, work with our Program Team to land your dream role.

 

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Benefits of Studying with us

As part of Flight Centre, we are industry experts and studying with us means you will have access to:

Student Support 

From your well-being to payment options, supporting our students throughout their journey is our number one priority. 

Discover how you will be supported throughout your Diploma of Travel and Tourism journey and beyond. 

  • Recruitment & pathway support
  • Well-being resources
  • Payment options

Student Success Stories

Here first hand from students who have studied the Diploma of Travel and Tourism! 

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Emma's Story

Discover how Emma found her dream career. 

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Phoebe's Story

Discover how Phoebe launched her career with us!

"The purpose of the Flight Centre Travel Academy is to use our university level Diploma of Travel and Tourism and standing in the industry to set students up for success in a job that suits them across the country and industry"
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Course Structure

The content and systems students are trained on, are always current and in-line with the ever-changing industry. When you study with us, you are studying with the best.

  • Succeeding In Business

This subject introduces you to business studies and professional practice, focussing on your individual development and the travel and tourism industry. Including key performance indicators and performance reviews, this subject will help you develop the skills needed to succeed in your studies and future professional practice.

  • Travel Trends & Insights 

From the rapid growth of tourism in modern times, you will learn about the development and expanse of the travel and tourism industry today and into the future. From travel products to destinations, current trends and emerging traveller demands, this subject will open your eye to the travel world of tomorrow.

  • Introduction To Marketing & Branding  

This subject provides you with a general understanding of marketing and branding concepts, theories and models as they apply to the travel and tourism industry. You will consider the importance of consumer behaviour, product development, segmentation, targeting and positioning to achieve organisational objectives. 

  • Successful Sales Techniques 

The secret to success in the travel industry is having expert sales techniques and being confident when interacting with a customer. We will take you step by step through a seven-step sales process, which also happens to be very transferable to other sales roles in many industries. 

  • Understanding People & Organisations 

You will learn about yourself, your emotional intelligence and workplace motivations. You’ll cover travel and tourism organisations within this constantly changing environment and the many factors that can influence their performance. In this subject, you will hear from industry leaders and graduates about their career journeys. 

  • Travel Systems Essentials 

In this subject, you will be exposed to contemporary technological trends implemented in the travel industry. You will learn about digital innovations, transformations and disruptors that have occurred within the travel and tourism industry. You will be introduced to online reservation systems widely used by the travel and tourism industry. 

  • Sustainable Tourism 

This subject introduces you to sustainable tourism concepts: environmental, social and economic. You will analyse how sustainable tourism concepts influence decision-making at an organisational and individual level, and the impacts on the industry as a whole. Industry case studies include the Intrepid Group and Flight Centre Travel Group's Responsible Travel. 

  • Industry Focus 

This subject provides students with professional experience in an area related to the career they are working towards. Students will learn to perform more effectively in the workplace in a team environment, strengthening specific skills such as time management, communication, and problem-solving, while drawing on the knowledge gained so far.

Diploma of Travel & Tourism FAQ

What is the duration of the Diploma?

Full-time study is 9 months (2 semesters) 

Part-time study is 18 months (4 semesters)

What are the entry requirements?

Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent) & online admission.

 

How much does the Diploma cost?
We partner with Torrens University Australia and the cost for this tertiary Diploma is $2,300 per subject, or $18,400 in total for 8 subjects.

If you are an Australian citizen, then you are eligible for a FEE-HELP loan to pay all or part of your tuition fees. 
 
Please note that there is a lifetime cap on FEE-HELP debt, so know your balance before you apply. Visit the Loan Repayment page to check your balance.  
Are classes online or in person?

All subjects are delivered completely online! We've come a long way with virtual classrooms and what we can achieve.

*Our on-campus classes have been replaced with online learning during COVID-19 restrictions

 
What are the intake dates?

Unlike any other university, we typically have at least one intake date per month! This means you can start your study when it best suits you. 

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