Tourism

What will I learn?
You will acquire basic knowledge and skills required by the tourism and travel industry.  This includes study of tourist destinations, the tourism industry and industry specific skills.
There is particular emphasis on learning about tourist destinations and activities in New Zealand.  
How will I learn?
Classroom activities will cover much of the course. Visits by local tourism operators will complement the theory of the course, and there will be a fact finding trip to Queenstown. 

What is required?

A minimum of 6 English credits at Level 2, or completing unit standards 1277 and 2987.

Where does the course lead?
This qualification prepares you for a career or further study in the field of tourism.  A $500 scholarship is available for further study at the New Zealand School of Tourism.
How is the course assessed?
Level 2 Units Standards:  18 - 46 credits
Level 3 Unit Standards are also available
100% internally assessed
End of course qualification
Contributes to NCEA and the National Certificate in Tourism Level 2 (46 credits)

All of the compulsory units for the National Certificate in Tourism (Level 2) are offered.  Students can complete this qualification over two years if they take L3 Tourism in Year 13, or a well motivated student could complete the qualification in one year.

Indicative cost
Workbooks and materials $200
Field trips will cost extra - approx. $60