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At AFTA, we now have an Accredited Training Provider (ATP) scheme in place to identify, validate, accredit and monitor the following;

  • high quality registered training organisations (RTO’s)
  • individual workplace trainers
  • industry training companies
  • and industry in-house training providers nationally
Applicants for ATP membership need to be aware that since the introduction of ATAS Accreditation, the minimum qualification for an entry level travel consultant now is Certificate III in Travel (SIT30216).

In order to become an AFTA Accredited Training Provider, applicants need to be prepared to go through a strict due diligence process and submit to an annual on-going quality check. This includes, but is not limited to;

  • having evidence of robust internal governance policies
  • an active participation in our industry PD sessions and educational forums,
  • a strict adherence to a regulatory compliance
  • and a commitment to deliver industry relevant training
  • In addition, applicants must prove the quality and currency of their trainers by providing evidence of qualifications, experience and their on-going professional development initiatives.

We require TWO (2) industry references to support each Application for membership or re-accreditation.

AFTA Accredited Training Provider membership is valid for one year from the date of approval by our Industry Advisory Council.

For quality control purposes AFTA Accredited Training Providers are required to resubmit updated information annually regarding;

  • organisations
  • courses and
  • trainers
Our aim is to ensure that only the highest quality providers are accredited by us.

Seeking training to become a travel agent?

Please visit our accredited provider list below with their contact details for more information on course requirements.

If you are interested in pursuing a career as a travel consultant and if you would like to take up the course that leads to a Certificate III in Travel (SIT30216) qualification, please complete the enquiry form below and email to admin@afta.edu.au.

AFTA ACCREDITED TRAINING PROVIDERS


QLD

TAFE Queensland – South Bank, Mooloolaba and Cairns

TAFE Qld

Contact: Katrina Leech
Email: katrina.leech@tafeqld.edu.au
Website: tafeqld.edu.au

TAFE Queensland is Queensland's largest, most experienced training provider. We deliver practical, industry-relevant training across a range of industries from entry-level certificates to bachelor degrees, at more than 50 locations in Queensland.

Our flexible range of delivery modes gives you the option to study your way. We offer traditional on-campus study as well as online study, TAFE at School courses, and the ability to complete qualifications through recognition of prior learning.

TAFE Queensland offers a range of travel courses with specialisations available in travel and tourism management. Our industry-expert teachers will ensure you are ready to jump aboard the travel and tourism industry with hands-on and theoretical knowledge gained in the workplace. Practical, job-focused training is at the heart of everything we do. By using our state-of-the-art facilities and the latest industry software, our students will have the necessary skills and knowledge to ensure a competitive advantage.

No matter where you want your tourism career to take you, TAFE Queensland can help you get there.

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON OUR TOURISM AND EVENTS COURSES

Travel Training Australia

ttaContact: Leanne Townsend
Email: info@traveltrainingaustralia.com.au
Website: traveltrainingaustralia.com.au

Travel Training Australia is an award winning online travel training company with a solid reputation for excellence, professional and dedicated trainers, outstanding customer service and high quality student outcomes.
Travel Training Australia provides unique and specialised travel industry training solutions throughout Australia including a 100% online SIT30216 Certificate III in Travel course. This nationally accredited, travel industry endorsed qualification is offered through The Learning Collaborative (RTO 32350) with Travel Training Australia delivering the qualification on their behalf.

Other training options include fully customised and flexible training for the travel industry, targeted to meet specific travel business’ needs. Unique opportunities also exist for eligible students to join a Host Travel Agency network on completion of study. With strong links to the travel industry and a 21st century approach to training, Travel Training Australia has a proven record of creating job ready students who succeed in new travel careers.

CLICK HERE FOR INFORMATION ON THE TRAVEL TASTER COURSE

Accreditation Status: Online provider (Open Network)


SA

TAFE SA

tafe SA

Contact: Trina Bianchini,
Lecturer Tourism Events Travel
Email: Trina.Bianchini@tafesa.edu.au
Website: www.tafesa.edu.au/tourism

Go further in a career that can take you to the world’s most amazing places. With TAFE SA’s travel and tourism training you’ll gain valuable skills and knowledge in travel and tourism operations, product development and customer service excellence and strategy. We offer engaged and experiential learning, whether in a class or online, delivering skill-based knowledge, training and mentoring to maximise the potential of the individual and the organisation. Our practical activities are supported by sound industry knowledge to ensure learners succeed.

We offer qualifications in Certificate III, Diploma and our new Bachelor of Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management degree provides pathways to employment and/or further studies. Our short courses can help you gain the skills to start your new career in travel and tourism or to upskill your current skills. We offer Recognition of Prior Learning and flexible study options.

CLICK HERE FOR COURSE INFORMATION

RTO: 41026 | CRICOS: 00092B | IHE: PRV14002
Accreditation Status: Single Location Provider (ADL)


VIC

VICTORIA UNIVERSITY POLYTECHNIC

vic uniContact: Sarah Pontifex
Trainer Travel and Tourism
Email: sarah.pontifex@vu.edu.au
Website: www.vupolytechnic.edu.au

Victoria University Polytechnic is the TAFE arm of Victoria University and delivers nationally accredited certificates I-IV, apprenticeships, pre-apprenticeships, traineeships, diplomas and advanced diplomas.

We offer courses in business, community services, communications, digital technologies, early childhood education, beauty, health, hospitality, tourism, events, sport, trades and more. Selected courses are offered as part of the Victorian Government’s Free TAFE and JobTrainer initiative, where courses are aligned with skills and jobs in demand from Victorian employers. We also
offer a broad range of non-accredited and industry accredited short courses.

As a dual sector institution, we provide many pathway and career opportunities to prepare you for further study or the workforce. One way in which we do dual differently is our commitment to concurrent and complementary studies, bringing together offerings from higher education and vocational training.

Our graduates are equipped with both the technical skills and thinking abilities needed to adapt and evolve in a modern work setting enabling them to start well, finish brilliantly. What you study today at Victoria University Polytechnic will take you closer to where you want to be tomorrow.

CRICOS Provider No. 00124K (Melbourne) CRICOS Provider No. 02475D (Sydney), RTO Code 3113

WILLIAM ANGLISS INSTITUTE

William AnglisContact: Corinne Maxfield
Program Leader
William Angliss Institute
Email: corinne.maxfield@angliss.edu.au

William Angliss Institute focuses on developing leaders in the ‘experience economy’ – foods, tourism, hospitality and events – where consumers choose to spend more, share more and find more happiness in ‘experiences’ rather than ‘things’. In 2021 we were awarded 'Large Training Provider of the Year' at the Victorian Training Awards, and were also selected as a finalist as the Australian Training Awards.

We offer a broad range of training and education within the tourism sector and beyond, including certificates, diplomas through to degrees. If you’re thinking of further study, we have a comprehensive pathways program to assist with your progression in all our specialisations.

With strong industry connections, 85% of employers recommend William Angliss Institute as a training provider. All diplomas and degrees include opportunities to learn directly from industry experts through work integrated learning, study trips, field excursions, demonstrations and masterclasses. Our academic staff have extensive educational expertise and qualifications as well as broad industry experience. If you're looking for a career in travel or tourism, look no further than William Angliss Institute.

RTO No: 3045 CRICOS Provider No: 01505M HEP 9534


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