12TOUR

Tourism L2 and L3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: G. Aitken

Course Highlights: Learning about tourism is an excellent way to expand your knowledge regarding our diverse world.  Tourism is one of New Zealand’s fastest growing export industries, and it can take students to new places.  This course will give students the prerequisites for an exciting career in managing tourism or hospitality business or events, in an industry focused on finding out what visitors want, and satisfying their needs.   Students who take this course will work with New Zealand’s School of Tourism Resources which are Level 2 and 3 Unit Standards.  The above is an indication of the many standards on offer which can be tailored to students’ specific interests.

 

Important note: Credits from this course do not count towards the University Entrance qualification.  Please see your Dean to see if this impacts your ability to gain UE.

 

Vocational Pathway: Services Industries.

 

This course can lead to: further study in the area of Tourism at tertiary level.  Employment in the areas of service industry, sport and leisure operators, restaurants, cafes and bars, theme parks, entertainment, arts and cultural attraction, special event planning.

 

For more information, please see Mr Aitken


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 literacy and numeracy, a strong work ethic and ability to work independently

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 25 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 402 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the retail sector in New Zealand
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 3727 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific Island countries as visitor destinations
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24727 v2
NZQA Info
Describe and compare impacts of tourism on the physical environment
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24729 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24730 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24731 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of destination New Zealand
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24732 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 25
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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