Year 13 Tourism (13TOU)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Miss H. Lightfoot


By HOD approval.

Year 13 Tourism is designed for students planning a career in the tourism industry. Students will apply knowledge of specific regions in New Zealand and beyond, consider tourist needs and recognise the impact of tourism on countries. This course contains level 3-unit standards and opportunities to participate in work experience within the industry in Auckland.

Topics include: 

New Zealand as a Tourist Destination

Promote New Zealand

Tourism Industry Knowledge

Economic Impacts of Tourism

Knowledge of World Geography

Credits: 22

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences

Career Pathways

Holiday Park Manager, Hotel/Motel Manager, Deckhand, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Industrial Designer, Hotel Porter, Workplace Relations Adviser, Marine Engineer, Helicopter Pilot, Ship's Master, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

No fee for workbooks if the course gains S.T.A.R funding, otherwise there are fees of up to $100 for workbooks.

Assessment Information NOTE: Students will need to apply to NZQA for the certificate which is based on the evidence of competency from their Record of Achievement. They will need to pay a fee to receive the certificate.