NCEA Level 3 Tourism

13TOU
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.

Year 12 Tourism explores;

  • Australia as a tourist destination
  • Pacific Islands a tourist destination
  • New Zealand as a tourist destination
  • Impacts of tourism
  • The business of tourism and service
  • Maori tourism

Tourism careers include;

      Flight Attendant                 Marketing co-ordinator

      Travel Agent                      Tour Guide

      Hotel Management           Event and Conference Organiser

      Activity Operator               Customer Service Operator




Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$150 for local field trips


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 2 Tourism or at the HOD’s discretion


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3727 v9 Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific Island countries as visitor destinations
3
I
5
U.S. 18211 v5 Demonstrate knowledge of Australia as a visitor destination
3
I
5
U.S. 23766 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of the tourism industry
3
I
5
U.S. 24725 v2 Describe and analyse the economic impact of tourism
3
I
4
U.S. 24733 v2 Describe and promote a New Zealand tourist destination
3
I
5
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 24 credits.