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Tourism Level 2


COURSE TITLE:

Tourism Level 2

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This is a Unit Standard based programme which can be used as the first year of the NZ Certificate in Tourism (Level 2) Schools Programme (NZCTSP).

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

 You will acquire basic knowledge and skills required by the travel and tourism 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.  


Classroom activities will cover much of the programme. Visits by local tourism operators will complement theory and there will be other field trip options.


Workbooks provided by Service IQ (Industry Training Organisation for Travel and Tourism) supports this programme.

ASSESSMENT OUTLINE:

Compulsory units for the NZCTSP.

Standard
Number
Title Credit Value Internal / External Level

057 Provide customer service.
2 Int 2
24729 Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations 4 Int 2
23767 Demonstrate knowledge of and use the Internet in a tourism workplace 2 Int 2
24728Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in tourism 3 Int 2
24730 Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism 4 Int 2
24731 Demonstrate knowledge of destination New Zealand 4 Int 2
24726 Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism 3 Int 2
24727 Describe and compare impacts of tourism on the physical environment 3 Int 2
18237 Perform calculations for a tourism workplace 3 Int 2
23761 Read and comprehend work-related documents in English for a tourism workplace 3 Int 2
 
Student elective -
 
this standard is optional as part of the Level 2 programme. It can be used as part of the NZTCSP.
   
24732 Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs 3 Int 2


TOTAL CREDITS AVAILABLE

31 - 34


ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS:

Internally assessed standards are a mixture of written, open book research projects and supervised (in school) assessments.

WHERE DOES THIS COURSE LEAD?

Credits can be used to pass NCEA Level 2.

All of the compulsory and elective Level 2 units for the NZCTSP are offered. Additional elective papers are avaialble.


This course provides a transition to:

  1. The MAC Level 3 Tourism programme
  2. Work in the travel and tourism industry
  3. Polytechnic or college courses in travel and tourism

INDICATIVE COSTS:

Workbooks and materials $200

Field trips will cost extra - approx. $90