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Wondering what to do after you finish high school? Do you love to travel? Do you want to work in an industry full of opportunities and lots of travel discounts? If you answered yes, then the Flight Centre Travel Academy is the place for you!

Our Diploma of Travel and Tourism is designed to set you up for success and help you start your exciting career in travel. Online or on-campus, full-time or part-time, a career inside or outside of the Flight Centre Travel Group, the choice is yours.

The Diploma of Travel and Tourism offers insight into the diverse tourism industry from knowledge provided first hand from Australia’s largest travel company, Flight Centre. The content delivered and systems you train on, are always current and in-line with the ever changing industry.

This course offers an insight into diverse areas of the tourism industry heading first hand from industry experts and employers, where students will understand the difference between various parts of the tourism industry, destination management and effective organisational structures.

You will develop specialised knowledge in various travel styles and a variety of airlines, cruises, tours and hotels, including how to use this information to ensure you are meeting customers’ needs. Our Diploma of Travel and Tourism is a tertiary (university) level qualification. It makes up the first year of a Bachelor’s degree with Torrens University Australia. Upon graduation, you can progress straight into a second year of a Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management) with Torrens University. After 2 more years of study, you can graduate with a Bachelor’s degree.

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At a Glance

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. This course is 100% FEE-HELP supported for eligible students.

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.

Facilitated Learning

Learn practical skills from our industry expert facilitators in a supportive small class environment. Take part in industry presentations, career conversations and work experience opportunities.

Industry insights

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.”

Our Courses

Whether you are looking to become a travel agent or aspire to another exciting role within the tourism industry, our range of travel courses will set you on your way!

Diploma of Travel and Tourism

Our Diploma is suitable for students seeking to broaden their skills and knowledge in the travel and tourism industry. Graduates will learn about a diverse range of products, systems and trends in the travel sector. The flexible course delivery allows you to study online with support, plus the benefit of classroom time with our experienced facilitators!

Location

Blended mode or 100% Online

Duration

Full-time 36 weeks
Part-time 72 weeks

Start Date

One intake per month

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Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management)

Graduates of our Diploma of Travel and Tourism are eligible for direct entry into the second year of William Blue’s Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management). The Bachelor Degree has been designed to provide students with a holistic understanding of the tourism and travel industry. The course teaches you management and leadership practices and procedures, as well as the specific tourism management knowledge and skills essential to the industry. As a graduate, you will have access to a global network of opportunities and contribute to the hospitality and tourism industry from a strategic management perspective.

Location

Online & In-Class (Brisbane, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth)

Duration

Full-time 2 years (with Travel Academy credits)
Part-time 4 years (with Travel Academy credits)

Start Date

Bi-yearly

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Our Courses

Diploma of Travel and Tourism

Flight Centre Travel Academy is able to offer what no other training providers in travel can – the best blend of academic content and industry know-how.

Delivered in conjunction with our partner Torrens University Australia, the Diploma of Travel and Tourism has been designed to provide graduates with a broad base of travel and tourism knowledge and skills suitable for employment. The Higher Education Diploma allows graduates to continue on to the Bachelor of Business with Torrens University Australia.

The Diploma of Travel and Tourism offers insight into the diverse tourism industry from knowledge provided first hand from Australia’s largest travel company. The content delivered and systems students train on, are always current and in-line with the ever-changing industry. When you study with us, you are studying with the best.

Duration

Full-time 36 weeks (2 semesters)
Part-time 72 weeks (4 semesters)

Subjects

Full-time 8 (4 per semester)
Part-time 8 (2 per semester)

Intake Dates

1 intake per month.

Delivery Mode

Blended (face-to-face and online) OR 100% online

*Our on-campus classes have been currently replaced with online simulated classrooms during COVID-19 restrictions

Payment

Upfront or Fee-Help*

*For eligible students

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Entry Requirements

Completion of Year 12 (or equivalent) & online admission

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Our Courses

Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management)

Take the next step in your education journey

A Diploma of Travel and Tourism from Flight Centre Travel Academy gives you direct entry into year two of the Bachelor of Business with Torrens University Australia. Commencing your studies with the Diploma of Travel and Tourism is a great option if you don’t have an ATAR score, have been out of study for a while, or currently don’t meet the direct entry requirements for university. Plus, your first year will be spent learning directly from one of the pioneers and global leaders of the travel agent industry.

Graduate with a Bachelor of Business and you’ll be job-ready to move into a management role in a leading organisation, or launch your own business as an entrepreneur. Throughout the course, you will develop the skills to research, analyse and interpret the international and domestic business environments; create effective marketing plans; and identify exciting and strategic business opportunities.

Duration

Full-time 3 years (including one year of Diploma)
Part-time 6 years (including 2 years of Diploma)

Subjects

24 (8 through Diploma of Travel and Tourism)

Delivery Mode

Facilitated learning (in-class) and online OR 100% online

Guaranteed Entry

Successful completion of the Diploma of Travel and Tourism with TorrensUniversity Australia will guarantee you entry into the 2nd year of a Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Business (Tourism Management) or Bachelor or Business (Hospitality Management)

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Student Benefits

A choice to study travel with one of the world’s largest travel agency brands, means a choice to gain exposure to Flight Centre’s recruitment team and industry partners.

Careers with Flight Centre

Our classrooms are hunting grounds for Flight Centre Travel Group recruiters looking for the best new talent to hire. Impress us with your skills and we will introduce you to opportunities with Australia’s largest travel company. Throughout your course we provide regular feedback on your work so you can be confident your skills and knowledge meet industry standards.

There are no guaranteed job outcomes provided, however being part of the Flight Centre Travel Group means there are many open doors to travel consultant roles across our retail network – all committed Travel Academy students are guaranteed the opportunity to interview with the Flight Centre recruitment team.

Careers with travel & tourism partners

We recognise travel consultant jobs are not for everyone. So we provide access to career and job opportunities from more than 30 companies across the travel and tourism industry. From airlines and cruise ships to tour companies and hotels, our industry partners are always checking in with us for talented and qualified candidates like you to fill their jobs.

Networking and work experience

We offer our students opportunities to work at a range of travel and tourism industry events across the country. Why? Because work experience and networking opportunities are a foot in the door for your new travel career. Our industry relationships also mean we are really good at finding you work experience and internship opportunities to help you stand out from the competition.

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