Industry training and professional development

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University of Tasmania Graduate Certificate in Business or Tourism

With support from the Tasmanian Government, the Tourism Industry Council of Tasmania has partnered with the University of Tasmania (UTAS) to enable tourism and hospitality operators and professionals to upskill their tourism and business qualifications.

UTAS is offering scholarships for Tasmanian's to enrol in one of two online graduate certificate courses over the second half of 2020.

For more information and to register your interest visit the University of Tasmania website.

TICT Tassie Tourism Masterclass

The Tassie Tourism Masterclass is an online and interactive learning program for Tasmanian tourism operators and professionals to access insights and advice from leading tourism consultants.

The Masterclass runs for 12 weeks from June to August 2020, is free to participate and open to all industry stakeholders.

The Tassie Tourism Masterclass is a Tourism Industry Council Tasmania (TICT) initiative supported by the Tasmanian Government.

Find out more about the TICT Tassie Tourism Masterclass

TICT Incubator Plus - free coaching and mentoring

The Tourism Industry Council Tasmania is offering tourism and hospitality professionals access to free career mentoring through a new Incubator Plus program.

Incubator Plus - Career Mentoring

Career Mentoring is designed for hospitality and tourism professionals navigating career challenges resulting from the impacts of COVID-19. Places for the first round are limited and will be filled on a 'first in, best dressed' basis.

Apply here or contact the TICT for more information.

Wageningen University and Research

A number of online courses are available for free or at a discounted rate through Wangeningen University and Research:

Connect and stay up to date with your local tourism industry

Virtual industry meetings

Tasmania’s regional tourism organisations are hosting regular virtual meetings for tourism industry stakeholders to stay connected and informed during the COVID-19 situation.

Connect with your regional tourism organisation and contact them to find out about joining a virtual industry event.

Tourism Talk

Stay up-to-date on important COVID-19 updates, industry news and opportunities through Tourism Tasmania’s e-newsletter, Tourism Talk.

Subscribe to Tourism Talk and catch up on past editions.

Learn through informative podcasts, webinars and videos

Tourism Industry Council Tasmania - Talking Tourism podcast series

The Talking Tourism podcast series offers free fortnightly podcasts featuring experienced tourism operators, business coaches or experts on topics relevant for tourism operators and people working in the industry.

Listen to the Talking Tourism podcasts

Tasmanian Hospitality Association - Venue revival

The Tasmanian Hospitality Association (THA) has developed a range of resources for Tasmanian hospitality venues, including videos and information to guide you through the COVID-19 Safety Plan process. The resources are free and available to members and non-members.

Access the venue revival resources

Tourism Australia coronavirus webinar series

In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Tourism Australia is hosting a series of weekly webinars with different guest speakers each week.

Subscribe to Tourism Australia’s newsletter to get updates on how to register for future webinars.

Watch past webinars

Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) webinars and tutorials

ATEC is running a number of webinars for the tourism industry that are free of charge and open to everyone.

Road to Recovery Tourism Tutorials - Weekly tutorials helping your business succeed

Build Back Better Webinar Series - Industry leader discussion panels

Tourism & Transport Forum Australia – TTF Talks

TTF Talks brings together leaders to share thoughts around business survival, adaptation and the road to recovery in a series of 15 minute fireside conversations with TTF CEO Margy Osmond.

Watch the TTF Talks videos

Improve on your online presence and learn new digital skills

Digital Ready program

The Digital Ready website includes a number of resources to assist Tasmanian businesses in building a strong online presence.  The program also offers Tasmanian businesses a free two-hour coaching session with an expert digital coach delivered remotely via Zoom or phone. To book a free coaching session, call Digital Ready on 1800 955 660.

Visit the Digital Ready program website