New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel

Crown Institute of Studies Limited

Subject area

Tourism Studies




1 Year

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The purpose of this qualification is to provide the tourism and travel industries with individuals who can contribute to the effective implementation of processes in the tourism industry and proactively support and enhance the visitor experience, and through their skills and knowledge strengthen the contribution 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 high-quality visitor experience across a range of organisations in the tourism and travel industries, taking full responsibility for the nature, quantity and quality of outcomes.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Domestic Students: Ideally, students would have either NCEA Level 3, university entrance or a qualification in hospitality, tourism and travel at Level 4 or above or *equivalent knowledge and experience. RECOMMENDED PRIOR KNOWLEDGE o Any Level 4 New Zealand Certificate in Travel and/or Tourism or equivalent or 1 years+ work experience in tourism and/or hospitality at Academic Director discretion. o Students who do not meet the entry criteria might still be allowed to enrol in the programme provided they can demonstrate *Desirable work experience might include a range of skills and attributes (but not limited to): o Implementation of basic customer service skills, applying appropriate communication, literacy and numeracy skills, to enhance the visitor experience o Application of workplace practices required of an aviation, tourism or travel workplace including: teamwork, timeliness, and compliance with relevant Acts and health and safety legislation o Application of knowledge of major New Zealand tourism destinations o Be able to recognise the importance of the tourism and travel industry to the New Zealand economy, o Be able to apply knowledge of aviation security, dangerous goods, and aviation law to an aviation sector workplace o Be able to apply knowledge of aviation terminology, principles of flight, and key aircraft components to an aviation sector workplace International Students: International students must be a minimum of 18 years of age and must have an appropriate level of English proficiency as specified by NZQA for the level at which they intend to study i.e. IELTS Academic score of 5.5, with no band score lower than 5.0; or the New Zealand Certificate in English Language (Academic) (Level 4) [Ref: 1883] or equivalent approved by NZQA.

Detailed requirements

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1 Year

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$11,514 $11,514
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$5,724 $5,724
Total $17,238 $17,238

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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In further study N/A
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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 357 316
Phone: (09) 357 3161
Fax: (09) 357 3166

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