tourism WA

SIT10116 – Certificate I in tourism (Australian indigenous culture)

Qualification Description

This course is suitable for individuals who wish to enter the tourism industry. It provides a pathway to work in a range of job roles in the tourism industry in organisations with an Indigenous focus. These include tour operators or operators of a site or cultural or heritage centre. Individuals may have a very specific role, as an Australian Indigenous person or other individual approved of by local elders to share aspects of their culture with visitors in a formal or informal way.

Job Roles

Possible job titles include:

  • assistant in an Indigenous cultural centre
  • assistant Indigenous guide
  • Indigenous storyteller


Units of competency

This qualification consists of 6 units of competency which are made up of 2 core units and 4 elective units.


SITTGDE001 - Interpret aspects of local Australian Indigenous culture
SITXWHS001- Participate in safe work practices
BSBWOR203 - Work effectively with others
BSBCMM201 - Communicate in the workplace
SITXCOM001 - Source and present information
BSBSUS201 - Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices


  • Knowledge Assessment
  • Practical Assessments

Entry Requirements

Satisfactory completion of LLN before course commencement.