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Academy Introduction to Tourism and Travel in New Zealand Programme

Course details

Academy Introduction to Tourism and Travel in New Zealand Programme
Domestic tuition $0 per year
NZQF Level 3

About the course

Learn the essential skills required in the industry including communication and customer service, toursim workplace practices, and itinerary planning. Gain an understanding of the role and economic importnace of the tourism and travel industry in New Zealand.

Course Information

Unit Standard 18212 (Level 3) (Version 3) (8 Credits)
Demonstrate knowlegde of New Zealand as a tourist destination

Unit Standard 25193 (Level 3) (Version 2) (8 Credits)
Demonstrate knowledge of ground terminology and products used in the travel industry.

Unit Standard 23755 (Level 3) (Version 2) (3 Credits)
Identify and self-evaluate the demand of a specific role in a tourism workplace

Unit Standard 25194 (Level 3) (Version 2) (2 Credits)
Produce and check numeric documents for the travel industry.

Unit Standard 23758 (Level 3) (Version 3) (4 Credits)
Demonstrate knowledge of communication and customer service theory in a tourism workplace

Unit Standard 23769 (Level 3) (Version 2) (3 Credits)
Demonstrate knowledge of the sales function within a tourism workplace

Entry requirements

Domestic Entry Requirements

For year 11 - 13 secondary school students (NZ Citizens, permanent residents or students with an applicable visa allowing them to be enrolled in a secondary school).

Applications are to be received from participating schools.

About the provider

UCOL in its many forms has been part of the community for more than a century. We are a proud example of a successful Institute of Technology and Polytechnic. We have a rich heritage and much to contribute to the future of vocational learning.

When you study with UCOL you’re much more than a number. We take the time to get to know you, to understand who you are. By sharing your strengths and what you want to achieve, we can truly help you get to where you want to be.

At UCOL, we’re here to support you all the way. Studying can be a challenge, we get that.

Study takes commitment, which, together with a learning style that suits you and the support you need, is a very powerful combination. At UCOL we encourage resilience and build self-confidence while you learn - providing our students with even greater opportunities.

As a student studying on or off campus, you can expect to learn skills and gain knowledge that sets you on your way. Gaining a qualification is a wonderful achievement that is earned, not given. We encourage you to stay in touch and make life-long learning a part of your journey. Ultimately, we want you to find your own place, whatever that may mean for you.

Our networks with local employers go beyond one-way exchanges, we value meaningful connections that are mutually beneficial. These relationships keep our education grounded, our programmes relevant, and job opportunities real. Our approach is truly collaborative.

UCOL graduates are well-rounded and possess the skills and values employers are looking. They are valued members of their local community. With campuses in Palmerston North, Whanganui, Wairarapa and Horowhenua, and various delivery locations, we’re well known throughout the central and lower North Island.

Being close to our communities is a vital part of who we are. We strive to deepen connections and help our communities to grow and prosper. We aspire to build positive, meaningful relationships that benefit our students and graduates. That is why we exist.