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About travel

To sell travel, you need to experience travel.

A world of opportunity will open up for you when you pursue a career in travel. Graduates will find themselves working for travel agents, tour operators, airlines, corporate travel specialists, cruise ship industry, visitor attractions and vehicle rental companies.

Studying travel

We offer the New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 3) with a Tourism and Travel strand and the New Zealand Certificate in Travel Level 4. Through these qualifications you will become confident and capable of creating itineraries for business and holiday travellers with computer training using the latest software systems.

Our campus attracts international students from more than 50 countries and we coordinate meetings for you to learn directly about the uniqueness of their lands and cultures.

We are proud of the hands-on nature of the travel programme. You will learn exactly how the industry works with visits to places like customs and tourism workplaces, and also manage every aspect of a field trip within New Zealand for your class.

Ara enjoys a high employment ratio from industry and our experienced industry professionals use their comprehensive contacts to support you as you look for your ideal job.

Useful links

Aviation Tourism Travel Training Organisation - develops and manages high quality training linked to nationally recognised qualifications for the aviation, tourism and travel industries.

New Zealand Institute of Travel & Tourism - the New Zealand Institute of Travel and Tourism (NZITT) encourage individual excellence within the Travel and Tourism industry by promoting education and training to achieve quality service and professional standards.

Tourism Industry Association - the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIANZ) is a membership-based and funded organisation.

100% Pure NZ - The Tourism New Zealand website is an introduction to tourism in New Zealand.

Programmes

New Zealand Certificate in Travel (Level 4)

New Zealand Certificate in Travel (Level 4)

Programme code:
NZ2204
Level:
4
Credits:
60
Starts:
July

Expand your career opportunities within the dynamic travel and tourism industry.

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New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 3) with strand in Tourism and Travel

New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 3) with Tourism and Travel Strand

Programme code:
NZ2199
Level:
3
Credits:
60
Starts:
February

Equip yourself for a wide variety of career opportunities in the travel and tourism industry.

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New Zealand Certificate in Tourism Level 3 YG

New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 3) with Tourism and Travel Strand (YG)

Programme code:
NZ2199
Level:
3
Credits:
60
Starts:
July

Get your career in travel and tourism off to a flying start.

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