New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 3) (Visitor Experience, Tourism and Travel Strands)

Programme highlights

New Zealand’s tourism industry needs skilled people with a passion to provide great services and experiences to visitors from all over the world.

Study with MIT and gain the essential customer service and communication skills and an in-depth knowledge of destination Aotearoa New Zealand.

Experience real world learning and industry visits that prepare you for entry level roles within the New Zealand tourism sector including visitor attractions and activities.

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Key facts

Start Month(s) February, July
Study Location(s) MIT Otara
Level 3
Domestic fees Free* or $3,400 (approx.)
Youth Guarantee Available
Programme Code NZ2199
Duration

17 teaching weeks

Study Method Full-time
Credits 60
International Fees NZD$10,500 (approx.)
Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarship Not Available
Qualification New Zealand Certificate

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Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.

Entry requirements

General

Open entry for Domestic students

There are no academic requirements that need to be met to enter this programme.

International students: English Language Entry Requirements

For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules

https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/providers-partners/qa-system-for-teos/english-international-students/

International students will generally be required to provide evidence of English language proficiency, for this programme an IELTS General or Academic score of 5 with no band score lower than 5 is required. Equivalent acceptable evidence can be seen at the following NZQA link:  https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/about-us/our-role/legislation/nzqa-rules/nzqf-related-rules/the-table/

International students

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Career opportunities

Entry-level customer service roles in a variety of tourism and travel operations including retail, visitor attractions and activities and airport front-line roles.

Programme structure

You will need to complete all of the following courses (60 credits total):

442.344 Visitor Engagement (15 credits)

This course provides you with a range of customer service skills that will meet organization, tourism industry and visitor’s needs.

442.345 Industry Readiness (15 credits)

For a tourism workplace, you will learn the ability to select and apply appropriate skills and knowledge.

442.346 The Tourism and Travel Industry (15 credits)

Demonstrate your understanding of the importance of the tourism and travel industry to the New Zealand economy and in the context of New Zealand tourism and travel employees.

442.347 Destination New Zealand (15 credits)

Enhance the visitor experience for our tourists by developing and applying your knowledge of major tourism destinations and attractions.

Key dates

To find the start date of your programme intake listed above, please view the Academic year and key dates.

Offered by

School of Hospitality and Tourism

Need help applying?

We're here to support you to succeed.

If you need help with applying or advice on choosing a programme, our Ask Me! Student Services Centre is here to give you guidance.

Send us a message, call us on 0800 62 62 52 or come in and see us.

Information is correct at September 2018. Programme fees may vary depending on your final selection of courses that make up your programme. To provide you with an indication of costs, the approximate fees quoted in this publication are based on the indicative 2019 fee structure. The indicative programme fees for 2019 do not include the Compulsory Student Services Fee (CSSF). The CSSF is an additional levy to your 2019 programme or course fees. Further information about the CSSF can be found here manukau.ac.nz/study/apply-and-enrol/fees-and-study-costs. Programmes stated as eligible for free study in 2019 are based on the 2018 fee structure and subject to funding confirmation for 2019. All fees are in New Zealand Dollars. You will be advised of the current fees at the time of enrolment. All courses and programmes will proceed subject to numbers and academic approval. Manukau Institute of Technology is accredited under the provisions of the Education Act 1989. International students must study in class and will not be able to enrol for online study options.