Level 2 Tourism Studies
Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Kandasamy
Tourism contributes $10.3 billion to the New Zealand economy. Jobs in the tourism sector employ approximately 6% of New Zealand’s workforce, either directly or indirectly. Will you be part of this exciting and ever-growing sector? What job do you see yourself doing in Tourism?
This course is a valuable stepping stone to the travel and tourism industry, where the world is your office. Imagine waking up every morning in a different part of the world. Tourism Studies makes this possible. For students not looking for a career in the travel and tourism industry, this diverse course will equip you with a range of skills and knowledge that contribute positively to many other subject areas. Let your career take off by choosing Tourism Studies in 2019.
You will learn to:
• identify and describe work roles within the tourism sector and describe the skills, knowledge, personal attributes and personal presentation required
• locate and identify the significance of regions and countries to the world as tourism generating markets and host destinations
• demonstrate knowledge of an ‘origin-destination’ model of tourism and describe the nature of a New Zealand tourism business
• describe both inbound and domestic tourism in New Zealand in terms of the characteristics of a tourist destination
• describe the characteristics and needs of tourists by focusing on international tourists to New Zealand
• perform calculations unique to a tourism workplace
Recommended Prior LearningOpen Entry
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.