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.
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.
Face to face in a classroom setting, with elements of blended online learning.
3 Feb - 3 Jul 2020
9 Mar - 21 Aug 2020
28 Apr - 25 Sep 2020
2 Jun - 13 Nov 2020
20 Jul - 18 Dec 2020
24 Aug 2020 - 12 Mar 2021
12 Oct 2020 - 16 Apr 2021
16 Nov 2020 - 4 Jun 2021
10 Apr - 27 Apr 2020
6 Jul - 17 Jul 2020
28 Sep - 9 Oct 2020
21 Dec 2020 - 8 Feb 2021
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.
· Auckland War Memorial Museum
· Auckland Art Gallery
· SEA LIFE Kelly Tarlton’s Aquarium
· Stardome Observatory
· Sky Tower
· Rotorua overnight stay
This course also covers 30 hours of real world experience
Students are assessed through a mixture of written assessments, presentations and practical role plays.
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A qualification in this course can lead to great jobs such as:
Students who successfully complete this course may wish to continue their studies in any of the following: