New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel

Wellington Institute of Technology

Subject area

Tourism Studies

Qualification

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Entry requirements

Nil

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, and lead the effective implementation of processes in the tourism industry and proactively 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 and travel industries. Their applied skills and knowledge will require taking full responsibility for the nature, quantity and quality of outcomes, and they may also have responsibility for leadership in developing and guiding strategic business direction in the tourism and travel industries.

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:

$29,000

Median earnings one year after study

$33,000

Median earnings two years after study

$40,000

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

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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CrazyGames.com Annual Student Scholarship

Provided by:

CrazyGames.com - Scholarships Coordinator

Website:

http://crazygames.com/scholarship

Value:

$1,500 USD Worldwide Student Scholarship

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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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