Level 3 Tourism

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms A. Charlton

Tourism in Year 13 is a course designed for students planning a career in the tourism industry, or wishing to experience the world through travel. This course builds on, and develops the essential tourism industry skills and knowledge gained within the Year 12 Tourism course.

This course focuses on gaining knowledge of Australia and the South Pacific as visitor destinations. Students will also learn how to promote Rotorua as a New Zealand tourist destination. There is a possible four-day optional field trip to Rotorua to enrich students' understanding of Rotorua as a tourist destination (2021 Field trip donation to be confirmed).

There is opportunity to gain extra credits not offered in the main course. 

This is not an endorsed course.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Costs of field trip approximately $360.00.
We are grateful to families making voluntary payments to assist with course specific costs.

Recommended Prior Learning

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

An interest in travel.

Priority will be given to students who have completed the Level 2 Tourism course.

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3727 v9 Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific Island countries as visitor destinations
U.S. 18211 v5 Demonstrate knowledge of Australia as a visitor destination
U.S. 24733 v2 Describe and promote a New Zealand tourist destination
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 15 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Pathway Tags

Immigration Officer, Secondary School Teacher, Travel Agent/Adviser, Retail Manager, 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.