Level 2 Tourism Studies

2TOU
Subject Description

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.


Pathway

Level 3 Tourism Studies

Level 3 Geography

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. 


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. 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: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.