New Zealand Certificate in Tourism

Wellington Institute of Technology

Subject area

Tourism Studies

Qualification

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Entry requirements

Open.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the tourism, travel, or aviation industry with individuals who can support and enhance the visitor experience, and through their skills and knowledge uphold the importance of tourism to the New Zealand economy. The qualification will benefit the community by enhancing New Zealand's tourism visitor experiences and bringing economic benefits to the country.

Graduates with the Visitor Experience strand will be able to engage with, and support visitors in a variety of Tourism visitor experience settings. Applied skills and knowledge will be at entry level to meet the needs of a Tourism business employing new staff and seasonal workers, working under limited supervision.

Graduates with the Tourism and Travel strand will have core knowledge, skills and personal attributes sufficient for entry level positions in the New Zealand Tourism and Travel industry. Holders of this qualification will be capable of operating at an entry level under limited supervision.

Graduates of the Aviation strand will have core aviation knowledge, skills and personal attributes sufficient for entry level positions in the New Zealand Aviation industry. Holders of this qualification will be capable of operating at an entry level under limited 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

TMI Educational Scholarships

Provided by:

Tanenuiarangi Manawatu Incorporated - The Scholarships Unit

Website:

http://www.tmi.maori.nz/Scholarships.aspx

Value:

$250 (secondary) and $5000 (tertiary) each.

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Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Tertiary Education Grant

Provided by:

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia Limited

Website:

http://www.ngatiwhatuaorakei.com/

Value:

$500 - $4000 (by lebels exact details listed below)

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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 935 832
Phone: (04) 920 2400
Fax: (04) 920 2401
Email: information@weltec.ac.nz
Web: http://www.weltec.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.

NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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