Level 2 Tourism

12TOUR
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Charlton

The Year 12 Tourism course is designed for students who are interested in working within the exciting and dynamic tourism industry. The skills and knowledge which students learn within this course are essential to work within this industry, and are also well sought after by other employers and further education providers. 

The core topics in Year 12 Tourism include the study of:

  • tourist characteristics and needs
  • business of tourism
  • work roles in the tourist industry
  • World tourist destinations
  • New Zealand as a tourist destination
  • social and cultural impacts of tourism

This is not an endorsed course. 



Pathway

Level 3 Tourism

Recommended Prior Learning

An interest in a career within New Zealand's top growth industry, the Tourism industry.

An interest in travel.

Level 1 literacy is preferred.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 24726 v2 Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism
2
I
2
U.S. 24728 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in tourism
2
I
3
U.S. 24729 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations
2
I
4
U.S. 24730 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism
2
I
4
U.S. 24731 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of destination New Zealand
2
I
4
U.S. 24732 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Pathway Tags

Immigration Officer, Secondary School Teacher, Travel Agent/Adviser, Retail Manager, Translator, Retail and Personal Services, Airline attendant, Concierge, Cruise ship director, Recreation worker, Hotel or Restaurant Manager, Travel agent, Food and beverage director, Casino manager, Chef, Event Manager.