NCEA Level 2 Tourism

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs H. Hodge

The main reason to study travel and tourism is to work in this significant industry. Hotels, airlines, destinations, attractions, transportation, cruises, events, activity providers, shopping centres, tourist services, travel agents, tour operators and many others together form this industry which is the largest export earner in New Zealand. It is in constant growth and needs more and more skilled workers and innovators every year.  Tourism is such a large employer locally and nationally this course is a great introduction to the industry.

Tourism explores;

  • the different types of tourists
  • the career opportunities in the tourism industry
  • the different countries of the world
  • New Zealand as a tourist destination
  • the history of tourism
  • the impacts of tourism
  • the calculations associated with tourism

Tourism careers include;

      Flight Attendant                 Marketing co-ordinator

      Travel Agent                      Tour Guide

      Hotel Management           Event and Conference Organiser

      Activity Operator               Customer Service Operator




NCEA Level 3 Tourism

Career Pathways

Hotel/Motel Manager, Flight Attendant, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$150 for 3 local field trips.