Level 2 Tourism Studies
Teacher in Charge: Mrs C. Roberts-Smith
The World is waiting. Make your career 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, tourism marketing and management coorperations, cruise ship industry, visitor attractions and vehicle rental companies, opportunities are endless!
This course will allow students to acquire basic knowledge and skills required by the tourism and travel industry. This includes study of tourist destinations, the tourism industry and industry specific skills. This course prepares you for a career or further study in the field of Travel and Tourism.
All assessments are unit standards, and as such may be credited towards NCEA Level 2. The Unit Standards are completely internally assessed and are moderated by New Zealand School of Tourism.
This course offers 21 credits and students are expected to complete 5 units of work and obtain between 17-18 credits.
Content/Skills: Tourist characteristics and needs, work roles, history of tourism, destinations in Aotearoa/New Zealand & World Wide tourist destinations, business of tourism and perform calculations for a tourism workplace.
Recommended Prior Learning
NCEA Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy required.
14 credits in L1 Geography or another Social Science subject, or by consultation with Mrs Roberts-Smith.
Note: this is not a UE approved subject.
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.