1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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TRAVEL AND TOURISM AGENTS plan and organise travel and accommodation for clients, provide travel and accommodation information to tourists and escort people on tours.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this unit group is an AQF Certificate II or higher qualification or at least one years relevant experience.

Tasks Include:

  • determining requirements for travel, accommodation and special interests of clients
  • suggesting itineraries and confirming travel and accommodation reservations
  • answering queries from tourists and offering suggestions on tours, routes and accommodation
  • providing literature and arranging tickets for travel and accommodation
  • escorting tourists or visitors through pre-set itineraries involving regions, cities, buildings, exhibitions, national parks or other places of interest
  • planning and re-arranging schedules and itineraries
  • arranging entry to places of interest such as museums, other buildings and nature reserves


This section contains the following subsection :
              6397-11 Travel Agent
              6397-13 Tourist Information Officer
              6397-15 Tour Guide

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