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Tourism - Level 2


Qualification: Gain credits towards NCEA Level 2 and credits towards the National Certificate in Tourism. This is a Unit Standards Course.

Entry requirements: Open entry.

Content/Skills: This course prepares students to work in a variety of roles in the tourism industry and covers 6 Unit Standards; Tourist characteristics, Work roles in tourism, Destination NZ, World tourist destinations, Personal presentation and the History of Tourism. Students will learn the skills and knowledge to give them an insight into the tourism industry. This is also a useful subject for students who want to travel or are trying to manage a busy workload due to most work and assessment being carried out during class time.

Course Costs: Please be aware that this course has (optional) associated costs. The course costs are approximately $100 which will cover field trip costs for a one day ski trip to Mt Hutt and a one day trip to Akaroa. There will also be various outings around Christchurch during the tourism class time slot.


6 Internal Unit Standards worth 21 Credits in total.

Where does it lead? Students are working towards meeting the requirements of the National Certificate in Tourism. Students who want to complete more standards towards the National Certificate should speak to their classroom teacher or careers adviser to discuss the options available. From here students may go onto tertiary study in tourism at Lincoln University, New Zealand School of Tourism, Queenstown Resort College and other similar institutions. Other students may seek career opportunities directly in the tourism industry.

For further information see Mrs McDermott, mdc@cghs.school.nz