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Flight Centre Travel Academy

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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

We are the travel industry

Being a part of the Flight Centre Travel Group means we have direct access to the industry through our exclusive industry partnerships. Benefit from our years of success in the industry and receive practical training from industry experts.

We place over 90% of graduates into roles within the travel and tourism industry

We have graduates in travel and tourism roles all over Australia and globally too! We work with you throughout your course to land your dream career.

Our graduates earn more and stay longer

By studying our course before entering the workforce you’ll be more qualified and more prepared with a salary to match. Our graduates that continue on to a role with Flight Centre will earn a 20% higher base salary and an average 42% higher commission.

Student Journey

In your first semester, we’ll educate you on all our employer brands and brands outside of Flight Centre too.

Between Semester 1 and Semester 2 you’ll undertake a brand questionnaire answering questions relating to your skills, needs and experiences and matching them with core brands internal and external to Flight Centre.

In your second semester, your facilitator will talk you through these results and we’ll give you exposure to your chosen brand through site visits or work experience, what we call a “day in the life”.

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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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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