SITTGDE005 Prepare and present tour commentaries or activities
What’s it about?
This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to construct commentaries or activities and to use effective interpretation and presentation techniques to ensure customer participation and enjoyment in tours or activities. Guides may be presenting generalist or specialist information.It is relevant in industries where group tours or activities take place in museums, galleries, libraries, places of historical or cultural significance, performing arts centres or zoos; to sport and recreation industries where groups participate in outdoor and adventure activities, such as guided bushwalking; and to any industry that operates tours for business or promotional purposes.
Who’s it for?
This unit applies in any context where individuals develop and present commentaries or activities that involve creative approaches to the preparation and delivery of information. Guides of all types working independently with limited supervision undertake this role.Tour guides, residing anywhere in Australia, are required to undertake training and assessment prescribed by Parks Australia to guide within Kakadu and Uluru–Kata Tjuta National Parks in the Northern Territory.When working in Queensland, all guides, regardless of their place of residence, are subject to the Queensland Tourism Services Act 2003.No other occupational licensing, certification or specific legislative requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.
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