Tourism L2 and L3

12TOUR
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 402 v6 Demonstrate knowledge of the retail sector in New Zealand
2
I
2
U.S. 3727 v9 Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific Island countries as visitor destinations
3
I
5
U.S. 24727 v2 Describe and compare impacts of tourism on the physical environment
2
I
3
U.S. 24729 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations
2
I
4
U.S. 24730 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism
2
I
4
U.S. 24731 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of destination New Zealand
2
I
4
U.S. 24732 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs
2
I
3
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

service industry, sport and leisure operators, restaurants, cafes and bars, theme parks, entertainment, arts and cultural attraction, special event planning, Holiday Park Manager, Hotel/Motel Manager, Deckhand, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Industrial Designer, Hotel Porter, Maitre d’Hotel, Workplace Relations Adviser, Marine Engineer, Helicopter Pilot, Ship's Master, Project Manager, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser