Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

12 Travel and Tourism 4

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Joe Kerrigan.


For students who do not qualify for entry into History or Geography.

OR HoF Approval.

HoF permission is required to study 12TT4 and 12GE1/12HI1 together.
Students are encouraged to continue the course into Year 13.

This course provides information and learning about New Zealand's largest export earner and one of our fastest growing industries. Time is given to developing students inter-personal skills through group-work, presentations and discussion.

Students will:
•Complete internal assessment to gain unit standards and L2 NCEA credits.
•Research attractions, activities and events.
•Develop their inter-personal skills.

This course could lead directly onto courses in levels 3, 4, and 5 covering a range of qualifications in the travel, tourism, and aviation industries. Recommended tertiary providers are ITC and QRC.

This course is a good pathway to the tertiary travel colleges. Students could study travel certificates at Level 4. 

If the student is successful at getting UE they could study tourism or hospitality at university.    

This course can lead to a career in NZ's largest industry. We work closely with a number of different tertiary providers such as ITC, NZST and QRC.


Social Science


13 Geography 2, 13 Travel and Tourism 4

Career Pathways

Flight Attendant, Event Manager, Photographer, Recreation Co-ordinator, Receptionist, Bartender, Waiter/Waitress, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Chef, Maitre d’Hotel, Aeroplane Pilot, Holiday Park Manager, Hotel/Motel Manager, Deckhand, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Industrial Designer, Hotel Porter, Workplace Relations Adviser, Marine Engineer, Helicopter Pilot, Ship's Master, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*12TT4* - Supplementary costs: $15