Level 2 Tourism Studies

12TRS
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

Level 3 Tourism Studies

Recommended Prior Learning Open Entry
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 24732 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs
2
I
3
U.S. 24731 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of destination New Zealand
2
I
4
U.S. 24730 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism
2
I
4
U.S. 24729 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations
2
I
4
U.S. 24728 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in tourism
2
I
3
U.S. 18237 v3 Perform calculations for a tourism workplace
2
I
3
Total Credits

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