Level 2 Travel & Tourism

12TRAT
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Bickerstaffe

The standards offered in this course may be altered at the discretion of the Head of DepartmentStudents will not be offered all 29 credits listed below. 


This course is not a University approved subject.

Tourism is one of the World’s largest industries and in New Zealand it is one of the 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 12 course is a study of key aspects of the Travel and Tourism Industry in New Zealand. Throughout the course, you will learn about important features of the industry, key roles and develop some essential skills.


Pathway

Level 3 Travel & Tourism

Recommended Prior Learning

*Invitation Only*


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 57 v9 Provide customer service
2
I
2
U.S. 18237 v3 Perform calculations for a tourism workplace
2
I
3
U.S. 23761 v2 Read and comprehend work-related documents in English for a tourism workplace
2
I
3
U.S. 23767 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of and use the Internet in a tourism workplace
2
I
2
U.S. 24726 v2 Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism
2
I
2
U.S. 24727 v2 Describe and compare impacts of tourism on the physical environment
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. 24732 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 29 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 29 credits.

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