Stage 1

Stage 1

Stage 1 Tourism is a 10-credit subject or a 20-credit subject.

The content of the subject consists of themes and topics and practical tourism skills. A 10-credit subject consist of three topics and a 20-credit subject consists of six topics.


  • Understanding the Tourism Industry
  • Identifying Visitors and Hosts
  • Creating Sustainable Tourism
  • Working in the Tourism Industry


  • Investigating the History of Tourism
  • Exploring Tourism in the Local Area
  • Examining Local Impacts of Tourism
  • Preparing for International Travel
  • Understanding the Role of Organisations and Government in Tourism
  • Examining Tourism and Technological Change
  • Appreciating Tourism in Australia
  • Investigating Tourism Markets
  • Understanding Tourism and Natural Environments
  • Tourism Industry Skills
  • Negotiated Topic

For general information about Stage 1 subjects, see Teaching Stage 1.

For workshops and PLATO courses, see Professional learning.