11 Tourism

SACE Stage 1: 10 Credits / 1 Semester / Global Learnings

SACE Website:  https://www.sace.sa.edu.au/web/tourism/stage-1

Pre-Requisite:  Nil


This course suits students interested in the tourism and hospitality fields as a potential career pathway. It is a language rich course and explores tourism through investigative, practical and creative tasks. Topics covered may include: the history of tourism, local and global tourism, dynamic tourism, ecotourism, tourism industry skills and tourism and marketing.


Focus of learning

Throughout this course students will:

  • develop and understand tourism knowledge, including the nature of tourists, tourism, and the tourism industry
  • apply an understanding of tourism concepts, including sustainable tourism and cultural sustainability in different contexts — local, national, and global
  • investigate and analyse tourism trends, developments, or contemporary issues
  • apply practical tourism skills in different contexts
  • interpret and analyse information about tourism to recognise different perspectives and clarify their own perspectives
  • communicate information about tourism for particular audiences and purposes, using appropriate terminology, forms, and acknowledgment of sources



A variety of tasks allow students to develop knowledge, skills and understanding through:

  • practical investigation
  • innovation and creativity
  • critical thinking and problem solving
  • effective oral and written communication
  • knowledge and understanding
  • source analysis

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