Travel21fiftythree, the multi-award winning tourism training faculty of TAFE NSW’s The Hills College, recently entered the Greater Sydney tourism ‘hall of fame’. The honour comes after the TAFE section was named 2012 Greater Sydney Tourism Awards winner for Tourism Education and Training for the third year in a row.
Anne Goonetilleke, Director Education, TAFE NSW Western Sydney Institute said that “these awards at a national, state and regional level are an endorsement of Travel21fiftythree’s quality training and recognition as the best of the best in tourism training.”
Head Teacher Tony Clarke said that “the awards show that Travel21fiftythree equip students with the skills that are industry relevant and provides best outcomes for students in terms of employment and career prospects. These awards also recognise the dedication and passion that we bring to the training we provide,” Tony said.
“We work hard to ensure that we are endowing students and organisations with the most current tourism industry practices and that we are contributing to the community.”
Travel21fiftythree has a strong emphasis on work experience for its students and offers a wide variety of nationally accredited courses. A part of TAFE NSW – Western Sydney Institute, the section is well respected in the tourism industry.
The Greater Sydney Tourism Awards were presented on July 19. Winners from this regional awards event will go on to compete at the NSW Tourism Awards to be held on 22nd, November 2012.
Recognised nationally in 2011 as the Australian Skills for Sustainability – Educational Institute, and as the 2010 Australian Large Training Provider of the year, TAFE NSW - Western Sydney Institute provides exceptionally high quality, progressive and innovative qualifications ranging from Statements of Attainment through to Advanced Diploma, Graduate Certificate and Degree programs.
Tuesday, 31 July 2012
Tourism trainer entered into Hall of Fame
Source = TAFE NSW