Level 3 Tourism Studies

3TOU
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 course is a continuation of Level 2 Tourism. Students will further develop their knowledge of tourist destinations and the world wide growth of the tourism industry. 

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 3. The Unit Standards are completely internally assessed and are moderated by New Zealand School of Tourism. 

This course offers 4 units of work. Students are expected to complete 3 units of work to obtain at least 19 credits. Selection of the standards is by negotiation with Mrs Roberts-Smith.
Content/Skills: Knowledge and understanding of World Geography, tourist destinations and areas in New Zealand, Asia & Europe. 


Approximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery

Cost $120 approximately for (optional) field trip .


Recommended Prior Learning

14 credits in L2 Tourism/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. 18228 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of specific New Zealand regions as tourist destinations
3
I
8
U.S. 25508 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of world travel geography
3
I
3
U.S. 26461 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of Asian countries as tourist destinations
3
I
8
U.S. 26463 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of European countries as tourist destinations
3
I
8
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.