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Tourism Level 3


COURSE TITLE:

Tourism Level 3

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

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

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

You will acquire 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 world tourist destinations as well as activities in New Zealand and the Pacific Islands.


Classroom activities will cover much of the programme. Visits by local tourism operators will complement theory and there will be other field trip options, including tertiary institutions (polytechnics, colleges or universities).


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

WHAT SHOULD I HAVE DONE ALREADY?

To complete the NZCTSP you will need to have completed the Level 2 programme.

ASSESSMENT OUTLINE:

Compulsory units for the NZCTSP.

Standard
Number
Title Credit Value Internal / External Level
24725 Describe and analyse the economic significance of tourism  4 Int 3
23766 Demonstrate knowledge of the tourist industry 5 Int 3
 
Student electives -
 
a minimum of 12 credits from the standards below are required to achieve the NZCTSP.
   

03727 Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific Island countries as visitor destinations 5 Int 3
18211 Demonstrate knowledge of Australia as a visitor destination 5 Int 3
18212 Demonstrate knowledge of destination New Zealand 8 Int 3
24733 Describe and promote a New Zealand tourist destination 4 Int 3


TOTAL CREDITS AVAILABLE

21-31

Maori Qualification Services (MQA) Level 3 Unit Standards are also available on request, these are not required as part of MAC's NZ Certificate in Tourism.

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 help pass NCEA Level 3.

All of the compulsory and elective Level 3 units for the NZ Certificate in Tourism (Level 2) Schools Programme are offered. Additional elective papers are available on request.


This course helps in the transition to:

  1. Work in the travel and tourism industry
  2. Polytechnic, college or university courses in travel and tourism

INDICATIVE COSTS:

Workbooks and materials $200

Field trips will cost extra - approx. $90