New Zealand Diploma in Tourism and Travel
New Zealand School of Tourism Limited
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
Domestic students To be considered for a Level 5 programme at the New Zealand School of Tourism, students must meet the following minimum requirements: - Must be at least 17 years of age, or turning 17 during the course of study. - Have satisfactorily completed a New Zealand or National Certificate qualification in Tourism & Travel related areas at Level 4. Other equivalent qualifications will be considered. - Have successfully passed the interview and entry test requirements International students To be considered for a Level 5 programme at the New Zealand School of Tourism, students must meet the following minimum requirements: 18 years of age on day 1 of your course. Completed Secondary School offshore or New Zealand Year 12 or equivalent work experience. English Language Proficiency as outlined below: English Language Proficiency. All New Zealand School of Tourism courses are conducted in English. The following levels are considered as an acceptable level for our courses: IELTS 5.5, No individual band to be under 5.0. TOEFL 550 (PBT). Equivalent qualifications (FCE, CAE, NZCEL, PToE, IESOL, NCEA Level 3) Passed an internal ACG test with 5.5 IELTS overall. From 24 October 2015 this is only applicable for students from markets with over 80 percent visa approval. A 5.5 IELTs equivalent letter from an approved partner English school that has an approved NZQA English language proficiency assessment. From 24 October 2015 this is only applicable for students from markets with over 80 percent visa approval. Transferring/graduated from another tertiary training organisation in New Zealand. You may be required to sit our internal ACG English test
See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.
(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
New Zealand Regional Development Scholarships
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - NZ Aid Programme
Support for tuition, living costs and return airfares.
University of Otago New Frontiers Entrance Scholarship
University of Otago - Scholarships Administrator
Between $2,500 and $5,000 (dependent on the level of academic achievement at school)
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.
Where does this information come from?
The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.
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.