New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Introductory Skills)

Te Wananga o Aotearoa

Subject area

Tourism Studies

Qualification

Check out Fees Free to see whether you are eligible for a year of fees-free study or two years industry training. Contact your provider to confirm your study options meet the criteria.

Entry requirements

N/A

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the tourism industry with individuals who can support and enhance the visitor experience, and through their basic skills and knowledge recognise the importance of tourism to the country's economy.

This qualification has been specifically designed to provide a pre-entry induction qualification for people who are interested in entering the tourism industry in a range of basic positions, and to provide a credential that will support their future employment opportunities to work, under supervision, across the different tourism career pathways. The qualification will benefit the community by enhancing the country's tourism visitor experiences and bringing economic benefits to the country.

Graduates will have basic knowledge, skills and personal attributes required as a base for further training in the tourism industry, or sufficient for entry level positions in the tourism industry. Holders of this qualification will be capable of operating at an entry level under general supervision.

Indigenous values of manaakitanga and whanaungatanga in relation to travel and tourism may be encompassed in the holistic outcomes of this qualification.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Tourism at this level can earn:

$27,000

Median earnings one year after study

$31,000

Median earnings two years after study

$38,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

56%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Wakatū Tertiary Education Scholarship

Provided by:

Wakatu Incorporation New Zealand

Website:

http://www.wakatu.org/tertiary-education-scholarships-form/

Value:

Fees and Books

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Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Tressa Thomas Retraining Award

Provided by:

Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Manager

Website:

http://www.kateedgertrust.org.nz/

Value:

$2,000

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 355 553
Phone: (7) 872 6063
Fax: (7) 871 3224
Email: info@twoa.ac.nz
Web: http://www.twoa.ac.nz

Please contact the provider for details of where this qualification is offered.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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