New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel
Southern Institute of Technology
Total student fees
over 1 Year - details
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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 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 some responsibility for the management of learning and performance of others.
Indigenous values of manaakitanga and whanaungatanga in relation to travel and tourism may be encompassed in the holistic outcomes of this qualification.
Key Information for Students
Applicants under 20 years: Applicants should be a minimum of 18 years of age, have completed a minimum of 4 years secondary education, and have attained a minimum of NCEA Level 3: 60 credits at Level 3 or above, plus 20 credits from Level 2 or above, and Level 1 Literacy and Numeracy requirements: Literacy 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of: ? specified assessment standards available through a range of subjects and English for Academic Purposes unit standards 22750 and 22751 (minimum total of 10 credits), or ? package of three literacy unit standards (26622, 26624, 26625 all three required), and Numeracy 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of ? specified achievement standards through a range of subjects, or ? package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627 all three required). Applicants over 20 years: Applicants over the age of 20 years at time of enrolment will be considered where they can demonstrate the ability to succeed in a programme. Examples of demonstration of ability to succeed are the provision of evidence of successful completion of a programme of study at level 3 or above in a related discipline and/or employment in the tourism or related sector for 2 or more years. They may be admitted subject to programme regulations approved by the Head of Faculty in consultation with the Programme Manager as appropriate. Personal commitment and a belief in one s own ability to succeed are important personal traits and will always be taken into consideration during the selection process.
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(what you pay)
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.
National Graduate Outcomes
Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:
|Earnings range||$27,581 - $40,704|
|In further study||25%|
|On a benefit||4%|
All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.
Examples of related scholarships
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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.