12 Travel and Tourism 4

Course Description

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

Course Overview

Term 1
Demonstrate knowledge of the history of tourism

Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism

Term 2
Describe and compare impacts of tourism on the physical environment

Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in tourism

Term 3
Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations

Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism

Term 4
Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs


Social Science


13 Travel and Tourism 4

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.

Career Pathways

Flight Attendant, Event Manager, Photographer, Recreation Co-ordinator, Receptionist, Bartender, Waiter/Waitress, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Chef, Maitre d’Hotel, Holiday Park Manager, Aeroplane Pilot, Hotel/Motel Manager, Deckhand, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Hotel Porter, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

12TT4 - Supplementary costs: Nil

Assessment Information All assessments are unit standards, workbook based and are completed in class. There are no external assessments.
Pathway Tags

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