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

Programme highlights

Grow your people skills to engage with visitors to New Zealand and start a career in the exciting world of tourism and travel.

Get a great foundation of the essential customer service, teamwork and communication skills to help international and domestic visitors explore and enjoy New Zealand’s tourism destinations. Develop an understanding of the importance of the visitor sector to the national and regional economies, and among many other things understand how indigenous cultures provide uniqueness and add value to the visitor experience.

Get real-world experience from a field trip and from guest speakers who hold significant roles in the sector.

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Key facts

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

16 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

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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 the following courses:

Visitor Engagement (15 credits)

Provide a multiple range of customer service skills to meet the organisation, the tourism industry and visitors’ needs.

Industry Readiness (15 credits)

Students will be able to select and apply appropriate skills and knowledge in a workplace environment.

Destination New Zealand (15 credits)

Develop and apply their knowledge of major tourism destinations and attractions to enhance the visitor experience for tourists.

The Tourism and Travel Industry (15 credits)

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

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?

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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.