12TRS

Level 2 Tourism Studies

Course Description

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


Pathway

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 21 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 24732 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24731 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of destination New Zealand
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24730 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24729 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24728 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in tourism
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18237 v3
NZQA Info
Perform calculations for a tourism workplace
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 21
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0