Industry Blueprint:

Tourism

Industry Blueprint:

Tourism

Median Salary
$46800
Avg Weekly Hours
44
Full time workers
40%

Tourism on the Mid North Coast

  • Opportunities include travel consultant, group tour guide, cafés, adventure tourism, restaurants, functions & events, hotels & accommodation, clubs, tourist attractions, holiday parks

  • Team work, communication, problem solving, planning & organising, initiative, self-management, learning & technology are all important or essential

  • Can be busy all year

  • Good confidence for industry growth over the next 5 years

  • Skills relating to interpersonal interaction in retail, sales, hospitality & entertainment are important / essential

  • Aprenticeships & traineeships are projected to be offered by the industry

Industry Prospects

Employment opportunities are projected to increase for accommodation and food and beverage services

Types of jobs in Tourism

Travel Agency Manager
Hotel or Motel Manager
Travel Consultant
Travel Attendant
Tour Guide
Tourist Information Officer
Museum Guide
Flight attendant
Events Coordinator

Entry level skills for jobs in Tourism

Respectful
Positive
Caring and supportive attitude
Honest
Reliable
Tourism
Polite
Patient
Friendly and efficient
Efficient
High level of hygiene
Neat personal appearance
Able to work as part of a team
Good communication
Can cope with physical demands

Entry level qualifications for jobs in Tourism

Tourism
Certificate I in Tourism

Industry gender split:

Did You Know?

Accommodation and food services accounts for 7% of Australia’s workforce
Food and beverage services is by far the major employer – with one in four workers a waiter or kitchen hand

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