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Course Description

Develop your knowledge of travel business operations, regulations, cultural sensitivity, heritage environments and project management. Your in-depth knowledge from Angliss will get you started on your successful guiding career.

Certificate IV in Guiding is a course that recognises the changing nature of the travel industry, with learning opportunities focused on digital technology applications and global tourism trends keeping our graduates at the forefront of industry developments.

You’ll gain the skills and confidence to lead visitors, develop your own tours, interpret indigenous cultures and provide expert commentary that brings destinations to life.

The Angliss Experience

  • Visit Victoria’s key attractions where you’ll get practical in-the-field experience and learn from professional guides
  • Work on class projects involving tour planning and design
  • Take part in an optional interstate or international study tour and explore the diversity of tour experiences

Why Study at Angliss

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Course Level

Certificate IV

Application Requirements

William Angliss Institute accepts direct applications from domestic students who are not currently in Year 12.

Year 12 students applying for February intake should apply through VTAC.

Angliss considers you a domestic student if you:

  • Are an Australian or New Zealand Citizen
  • Are an Australian Permanent Resident
  • Have an Australian Permanent Humanitarian Visa

If you are unsure or hold a different visa type, please contact our Admission Team for more information.

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Course Structure


Stage 1

HLTAID003 Provide first aid
SITTGDE002 Work as a guide
SITTGDE004 Lead tour groups
SITTGDE005 Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities
SITTGDE011 Coordinate and operate tours
SITTGDE012 Manage extended touring programs
SITXCCS007 Enhance customer service experiences
SITXCOM002 Show social and cultural sensitivity
SITXCOM005 Manage conflict
SITXWHS001 Participate in safe work practices
SITXWHS002 Identify hazards, assess and control safety risks
SITTGDE006 Develop and maintain the general and regional knowledge required by guides
SITTGDE003 Provide arrival and departure assistance
SITTGDE008 Prepare specialised interpretive content on flora, fauna and landscape
SITTGDE010 Prepare specialised interpretive content on cultural and heritage environments
SITTTSL004 Provide advice on Australian destinations
SITTIND001 Source and use information on the tourism and travel industry

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