Vocational Pathways Package

  • Level 2
  • 36 weeks
  • No fees

Programme overview:

Includes: NCEA Level 2
 Vocational Pathways Award
 NZ Certificate in Tourism (Introductory Skills) Level 2

If you love the idea of travelling, the tourism industry is where you need to be.

On our tourism course, you'll learn about tourism - both in Aotearoa New Zealand and internationally. You'll find out about tourist destinations, tourism businesses, types of tourists and a range of roles within tourism. While you're with us, we'll also help you create a learning plan to get qualified in the industry.

You'll learn about:

  • customer service
  • tourism roles and responsibilities
  • Māori greetings
  • kaitiaki practices in tourism
  • safety during outdoor activities
  • job skills.

You'll know how to:

  • understand the tourism industry
  • see tourist needs
  • discuss various national and international destinations
  • take on different roles in tourism
  • feel confident when applying for jobs
  • present yourself well to prospective employers.

Where will this take me?

I want to keep studying

You'll be ready to move into our level 3 Tourism programme. You might also want to consider computing, te reo Māori, or performing arts.

I want to use my qualification

With skills at this level you could apply for entry level jobs in travel agencies and tourism operators. Or you could become a tour guide or retail assistant.

How you'll study:

This is a full-time programme. You need to be committed to (on average):

That'll be made up of:

  • noho marae
  • working in groups and class discussions
  • extra study and activities that you decide will help your learning. (These may differ from class-to-class.)

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