Diploma in Adventure Tourism

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology

Subject area

Sport and Recreation Activities

Qualification

Duration

2

2 Years

Total student fees

$15,055

over 2 Years - details

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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates of the Diploma in Adventure Tourism programme will have the technical skills and theoretical knowledge to operate as a junior guide in an adventure tourism company in their chosen specialty. They will be able to consolidate skills in industry and be assessed by the relevant industry group to reach industry guide certification levels in order to seek employment as tramping guides; glacier guides; rafting/kayaking guides; climbing instructors or ski or snowboard instructors.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

Academic Requirements for applicants under the age of 20, a minimum of 40 credits at NCEA Level 2 across four subjects (at least 12 credits in one subject) or National Certificate in Tourism and Travel (Introductory Skills) (Level 2) or Equivalent. Applicants 20 years of age and over, no formal qualifications needed. Applicants aged 20 years or above, no academic qualifications are required. For direct entry into year two of the programme, NMIT Certificate in Adventure Tourism OR demonstrated corresponding skills and knowledge. If English is not the applicant's first language they must provide evidence of an IELTS overall Academic Band score of at least 5.5 with at least 5.0 in each component, issued within the last two years OR equivalent. Additional entry requirements for all applicants include physical fitness to withstand the demands of adventure tourism, two referee reports that attest to their suitability for study on the Programme (or attendance at an interview).

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


Duration

2 Years


Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$7,528 $15,055
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$11,258 $22,516
Total $18,786 $37,571

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.


Student Success

87%


National Graduate Outcomes

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

Median earnings $33,036
Earnings range $23,830 - $41,054
In employment 61%
In further study 32%
On a benefit 3%

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Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

NMIT Equity Study Scholarships

Provided by:

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology - Scholarship Co-ordinator

Website:

https://www.nmit.ac.nz/study/applying/fees-costs-and-financing/scholarships/

Value:

Up to $1,000

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Blenheim Lions Scholarship

Provided by:

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology - Scholarship Co-ordinator

Website:

https://www.nmit.ac.nz/study/applying/fees-costs-and-financing/scholarships/

Value:

$1,500

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 422 733
Phone: (03) 546 9175
Fax: (03) 546 3325
Email: info@nmit.ac.nz
Web: http://www.nmit.ac.nz

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

Where does this information come from?

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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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