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

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New Zealand Certificate in Tourism Level 3 YG

CertificateFull time – 6 months

Annual Fees(indicative 2018)

Programme code

NZ2199

Domestic

Free Fees if you meet the Youth Guarantee Funding Criteria

Starts

July

International

Please enquire

Credits

60

Course related costs

Advised on enrolment

Level

3

Domestic Applications due

Received all year

International Applications due

Please enquire

Location

Christchurch City campus and Oamaru

Content

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

This entry level programme is designed to give you a broad understanding and awareness of the travel and tourism industry. You'll learn from expert tutors, plus a wide range of guest speakers, and you'll visit a range of travel and tourism-related operations.

You'll also gain skills and knowledge in researching and evaluating travel and tourism products; planning itineraries; customer service and sales; team work; and essential workplace/industry practices, policies and legislation. These experiences will help you decide which roles or areas within travel or tourism you might wish to pursue.

Credit recognition

Credit recognition is available for this programme; if you have related skills, knowledge and/or experience, it may count towards part or even all of the qualification.

To learn more about credit recognition please see our Centre For Assessment of Prior Learning.

Programme structure

To complete this Certificate you are required to complete a minimum total of 60 credits. Please browse the guide below to view the course options currently available within this qualification.

Core courses
Elective Courses

To be a full time student you need to maintain a workload of 120 credits per year. We recommend you talk with us to ensure you choose electives to benefit your future career.

Entry requirements

Academic requirements
  • To enrol you must be in Year 11, 12 or 13 at secondary school. You must also be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, or hold a visa which allows you to be enrolled in a New Zealand secondary school.
    Some programmes require a minimum age of 16. Please enquire.

Alternative requirements
Additional requirements
English requirements
  • If English isn't your first language, you may be required to provide evidence of your English language skills. Refer to the Acceptable Alternatives Chart or contact us for an assessment.

OVERALL IELTS REQUIREMENTS

5.0 ACADEMIC

SPEAKING

5.0

READING

5.0

WRITING

5.0

LISTENING

5.0
Acceptable Alternatives Chart

Next steps

To apply for this course please complete:

  • An application form

Application documents

Career opportunities

After successfully completing this qualification you'll have the skills and industry knowledge to begin a career in a wide range of travel and tourism businesses.

Study pathways

This qualification is the ideal preparation for the New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management or the Bachelor of Applied Management.

Recommended school subjects

  • English
  • Maths
  • Geography
  • Tourism Studies