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NEW ZEALAND
CERTIFICATE IN TOURISM

LEVEL

03

(Tourism and Travel)

Designed for people with minimal or no experience in the Tourism industry. Students gain an overview of the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the industry. Campus seminars, offsite industry visits, and Real World Experience are all part of the syllabus.

COURSE LENGTH

20

WEEKS

20 HOURS PER WEEK

9AM - 1:30PM    I   MONDAY - FRIDAY

Afternoon classes are available, Crown will have the final decision on the timetables.

FEES

FREE

STUDY

All our courses are eligible for Fees Free study. Check here if you are eligible.

COURSE OUTLINE

Want a job that lets you travel around the world, and meet exciting new people? Maybe help someone plan their holiday of a lifetime? Come and study Tourism at Crown! This entry-level course is designed for students with minimal or no prior experience in the industry. It gives you an overview of the knowledge and skills required to work in this field. 

The class visits hotels and tourist attractions such as Kelly Tarltons, Auckland War Memorial Museum, and the Sky Tower. In addition, seminars by industry leaders and educational trips to popular tourist destinations will provide exposure to the industry. These will all contribute to 30 hours of ‘Real World Experience’, a core part of the course that all students need to complete in order to graduate.

This course will give you relevant knowledge and prepare you for employment upon graduation.

Course Delivery Method:

Face to face in a classroom setting, with elements of blended online learning.

Upcoming Intakes

2021 - 2022 COURSE DATES

8 Feb 2022 – 8 Jul 2022

14 Mar 2022 – 26 Aug 2022

2 May 2022 – 30 Sep 2022

7 June 2022 – 18 Nov 2022

25 Jul 2022 – 23 Dec 2022

29 Aug 2022 – 3 Mar 2023

17 Oct 2022 – 6 Apr 2023

TERM BREAKS

15 Apr 2022 - 29 Apr 2022

11 Jul 2022 - 22 Jul 2022

3 Oct 2022 – 14 Oct 2022

SUMMER BREAK

26 Dec 2022 – 30 Jan 2023

entry requirements

Domestic Student

  • 16 years of age or older at course start date

  • Minimum NCEA Level 2 or Special Circumstances considered at discretion of Department Head.

  • Demonstrate appropriate literacy and numeracy levels

International student

  • 18 years of age or older at course start date 

  • IELTS (General or Academic) 5.0 with no band lower than 5.0 (or NZQA approved equivalent) 

  • 3  years secondary school education or equivalent work experience

COURSE TRIPS

All Crown programmes include trips to relevant sites and destinations. These educational visits will allow you to interact with professionals in the industry and observe the work in the real work environment.

· Auckland War Memorial Museum
· Auckland Art Gallery
· SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium 
· Stardome Observatory
· Sky Tower
· Rotorua overnight stay

The course consists of 4 modules, which cover:

Workplace practices (relevant legislation, team work, and time management)

Communications and Customer services skills

New Zealand Tourism destinations

New Zealand’s world-class Tourism industry

This course also covers 30 hours of real world experience

Students are assessed through a mixture of written assessments, presentations and practical role plays. 

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AVAILABLE (OPTIONAL):

  • Pure New Zealand Specialist Certificate
  • Crown Certificate in Cabin Crew 
  • Blue Lagoon Cruises Certificate 
  • Hawaii Tourism Certificate 
  • Hong Kong Specialist Certificate 
  • Tiare Tahiti Specialist Certificate 
  • Pierre & Vacances Expert in Mountains in France Diploma 
  • Online Travel Training (OTT) courses

Study & Work Programme

Study & Work is an optional service available to students

Study & Work has been designed with the help of employers, recruitment agents, school teachers and careers advisors.

• You will learn the skills needed by the companies who will hire you after you graduate.
• You work and earn money during your course.
• You attend Study & Work alongside your travel & tourism, hospitality or business course.

What is included with Study & Work:

• Free professional training in employment skills and customer service from Function Staff, our Study and Work partners.
• Paid part-time employment with Function Staff during your course.
• Free 1-1 CV preparation, career advice and interview skills with Crown’s employment team.
• A standard reference will be included at the end of your program.

INTERNATIONAL FEES

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CAREER OPTIONS

Employment
Pathways

Find more employment
options at CareersNZ

A qualification in this course can lead to great jobs such as:

Airport Check-In Agent

Front desk administrator

customer services Officer

Flight Attendant

Guest Services Agent

Further STudy

Students who successfully complete this course may wish to continue their studies in any of the following:

New Zealand Certificate in Travel Level 4

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New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Level 5

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