13TRAT

Level 3 Travel & Tourism

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Bickerstaffe

The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of Department.

This course is not a University approved subject.

Tourism is one of the New Zealand’s largest and fastest growing industries. A qualification in the travel arena offers a wide range of career opportunities. As technology and tourism evolve new types of jobs are being introduced all the time. In Travel and Tourism you will explore the different work roles within each sector of the industry and the skills and knowledge needed for these. You will develop your knowledge of Tourism Destinations and look at the social and cultural impacts of Tourism.


Studying Travel and Tourism could provide you with the foundation skills to kick start your new career.

The Year 13 course looks at tourist destinations in NZ as well as Australia and the South Pacific. You will also learn about the economic impact of Tourism and develop some essential skills for working in the Travel and Tourism industry


Recommended Prior Learning

12TRAT or by invitation only

Credit Information

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3727 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific Island countries as visitor destinations
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18211 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of Australia as a visitor destination
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23766 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the tourism industry
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24725 v2
NZQA Info
Describe and analyse the economic impact of tourism
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24733 v2
NZQA Info
Describe and promote a New Zealand tourist destination
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 24
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Courses will only run based on minimum entries

Selecting a course does not guarantee entry into this course

You may apply for an exemption if you do not meet the prerequisites of a course or if the course requires this for entry

Standards offered can be altered at the discretion of the HOF or HOD of the Department

Some standards in NCEA courses might be optional depending on student strengths 

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