NCEA Level 2 Tourism

12TOU
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


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Tourism

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$150 for 3 local field trips.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 18237 v3 Perform calculations for a tourism workplace
2
I
3
U.S. 24724 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of the history of tourism
2
I
4
U.S. 24728 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in tourism
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.