TRM7

Tourism - NCEA Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr B. Deane

Do you want to be a part of the most exciting, fastest growing industry ever? Does driving a jet boat, ziplining, rafting, surfing , 4 wheel driving light up your eyes. Adventure tourism needs you. Do you love talking to people, fancy exotic locations, speak another language, dance, act, juggle? There are hotels and cruise ships waiting for you. 

 Tourism is now New Zealand’s biggest income earner. You will learn about a huge variety of job opportunities in this industry, the different types of tourists and their specific needs,  the business end of tourism, and be reminded or introduced the  the 5 tourism regions in the world and their key attractions.

 This course offers units towards the National Certificate in Tourism (Level 2) which may help you gain entry into tourism training and a career in tourism. 


Course Overview

Term 1
This term we will be learning to:
- Identify work roles within each of the tourism sectors
- Describe skills, knowledge, personal attributes, and personal presentation requirements of work roles in tourism.
- Evaluate self in relation to a work role in tourism

Term 2
This term we will be learning to:
- Demonstrate knowledge of the components of tourism
- Demonstrate knowledge of an 'origin-destination' model of tourism
- Describe the nature of a New Zealand tourism business.
- locate regions, countries, and gateway cities
- identify the significance of regions and countries of the world as tourism generating markets and host destinations
- Identify and describe tourist attractions, activities and events
- Describe the characteristics of a specified country as a tourist destination

Term 3
This term we will be learning to:
- Describe inbound tourism to New Zealand
- Describe domestic tourism within New Zealand
- Describe characteristics of New Zealand as a tourist destination.

Term 4
This term we will be learning to:
- Describe the characteristics and needs of tourists
- Describe international tourist to New Zealand

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 24728 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in tourism
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 7

U.S. 24729 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 10

U.S. 24730 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 4

U.S. 24731 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of destination New Zealand
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 8

U.S. 24732 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 4

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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