New Zealand Certificate in Tourism

Wellington Institute of Technology

Subject area

Tourism Studies

Qualification

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Entry requirements

Not applicable

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 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 will be able to deliver, and assist in supporting the delivery of, a quality visitor experience across a range of organisations in the tourism industry. They will also be able to contribute to decision making and demonstrate an understanding of team leadership, business systems and processes. Their applied skills and knowledge will involve working under broad guidance, and they may also have some responsibility for the performance of others.

Graduates can met the qualification outcomes in either an Operations or a Visitor Information context.

The Operations context reflects the generic needs of the wider tourism industry and shows graduates are able to use New Zealand destination knowledge covering all major New Zealand regions. The Visitor Information endorsement reflects the specialist visitor information role and shows graduates are able to use detailed local/regional destination knowledge to meet customer needs and sales opportunities.

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:

$26,859

Median earnings one year after study

$30,680

Median earnings two years after study

$37,272

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

64%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

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http://www.maramatanga.ac.nz/npm-grants

Value:

$5,500

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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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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

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