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SIT30316 Certificate III in Guiding

National ID: SIT30316 | State ID: AZV6

Seeking a career that can take you places? The North West provides an exceptional setting for guide training at some of the most spectacular sites in the country.

The Certificate III in Guiding provides participants with the key skills to operate as a successful tour guide.

The course covers:

  • First aid
  • Customer service
  • Guide work
  • Leadership
  • Hazard assessment

As a tour guide you may visit many stunning remote areas including waterfalls, Indigenous art sites, World Heritage areas such as Purnunlulu National Park (Bungle Bungles), Karijini National Park and the picturesque Kimberley Coast. Previous completion of the Kakadu and Uluru Guides Accreditations contribute towards this qualification - please speak to your lecturer during the enrolment process to discuss your options.

If you are looking for a way to incorporate your enthusiasm for travel into work, then the Certificate III in Guiding could open the door to a successful career that allows you to travel the world!

Are you currently working as a tour guide? This is your chance to get formal recognition of your skills.

This course is available at other campus locations upon request.


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Half price*

This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative, allowing you to pay just half of the standard course fees for training in 2020-21.

The following people will be eligible for the $400 annual course fees cap under Lower fees, local skills

  • Persons aged 15—24 years at the time of enrolment (excluding students enrolled at school)
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving JobKeeper payment
  • Persons and dependents of persons in receipt of services from one of the following Commonwealth support or employment services programs:
    • Jobactive
    • Online Employment Services
    • ParentsNext
  • Persons and dependents of persons receiving the Youth Allowance, AUSTUDY or ABSTUDY
  • Persons and dependents of persons holding:
    • a pensioner concession card or  Health Care Card; or
    • Repatriation Health Benefits Card issued by the Department of Veterans' Affairs
  • Dependents of persons who are inmates of a custodial institution

Please note that only course fees are half price for the Lower fees, local skills qualifications. You may be required to pay other fees that apply to your course. For more details about how the half price course fees and annual fees cap work, please read our FAQs or contact us.

Job opportunities

How to apply

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Site guide
  • Walking guide
  • Drive guide
How to apply
Local student - all study modes

For most courses at North Regional TAFE, you can enrol anytime. Please visit our Apply and Enrol page, contact us on 1300 996 573, email or drop into your local campus.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be engaged in a training contract with an employer. To find out more about apprenticeships and traineeships, please click here.

High school students

Please visit our VET delivered to secondary students page by clicking here.

International students

Please apply through TAFE International Western Australia (TIWA) by clicking here.

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Available all year

Qualification details


Fees and charges


Duration 1 year
When Available all year
Where Broome Campus
How Distance learning
Face-to-face block delivery
Face-to-face classroom/campus delivery
Face-to-face off campus delivery
On the job/on location
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Page last updated January 19, 2021