Training Hub

For tourism businesses within the Great Ocean Road region

Let’s Work Together


We understand that the tourism landscape has changed. Now, more than ever, it’s important that we work together to strengthen our Great Ocean Road region.

We have created this Business Training Hub, as a place to not just provide you with the skills you need to make the most from your business, but also a place where our community can come together and share ideas.

We will endeavour to offer you these resources at no cost. Please feel free to share this page with other industry members of our Great Ocean Road community so we can all work together.

Free Online Training


Brought to you by our local expert partners

Tourism Business Re-Building, Branding and Bold Action Taking

Course run by Despina Karatzias, Institute of Excellence

Start at Module 1 below and work your way up.


Quick Wins – what you need to be doing right now to ignite your business.

Download the PDF workbook


Packaging for people, placement and profit

Download the PDF workbook


Using social media to create smart collaborations 

Download the PDF workbook

Marketing & Social

Facebook Ads for Beginners

For Beginners | 1.5hrs

Learn how to set up Facebook Ads that work. Course run by – Tim Davies, The Charted Course

Instagram Marketing for Tourism

For All Levels

Whether you are a beginner or advanced user, there will be something in this to help you ignite excellence in your marketing efforts. Course run by – Despina Karatzias, Institute of Excellence

 This course is valued at $99

Enter this coupon code at checkout to access for free, only until June 30: GORT


Build Your Own Shop Website

For Beginners | Pre Work Required | 2-3hrs

Build your own Ecommerce website to start selling online. Course run by – Tim Davies, The Charted Course

Let’s Chat 


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