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NEW ZEALAND
CERTIFICATE IN TRAVEL

LEVEL

04

This programme gives students working knowledge of the Travel industry. Graduates of the programme will have the skills and experience to step into a Travel Agency and be an effective contributor to the business.

This programme is supported and endorsed by:

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

This programme is designed to give you working knowledge of the travel industry. Graduates will have the skills and experience to get a job and start contributing immediately to their organisation.

You will learn the fundamentals of Amadeus, a software that is widely used in the industry, and VTO back office accounting profile software. The course covers selling and marketing skills, customer service, world geography & airline terminology. You will also visit tourist operations such as Auckland International airport, Maritime museum and cruise ship facilities.

The combination of theory, site visits and ‘Real World Experience’, where you spend time observing travel, tourism or hotel operations gives you both theoretical knowledge and practical experience so that you are ready to start your dream job 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

  • Have Tourism Level 3 or NCEA Level 3 (if Travel or Tourism were included in your subjects) 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) 5.5 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.

· Escape room

· Airport

· High Court

The course consists of 4 modules, which cover:

Travel operations, airline services, bookings software

Workplace practices and relevant legislation

Global tourism and geography

Sales and marketing skills

This course also covers 4 hours of real world experience

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

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AVAILABLE (OPTIONAL):

• Crown Certificate in Cabin Crew
• Pure New Zealand Specialist Certificate
• Contiki Certificate
• 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:

Tour Guides

Junior Travel Consultant

Reservations Consultant

Events Coordinator

Airline Representative

Further STudy

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

New Zealand Diploma in Tourism & Travel Level 5

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New Zealand Diploma in Hospitality Management Level 5

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