Mt Albert Grammar School Mt Albert Grammar School

13 Travel and Tourism 4

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Joe Kerrigan.


For students who do not qualify for entry into History (13HI1) or Geography (13GI1)

OR HoF approval


This course provides information about the world's largest service sector. The tourism industry is explored and understood through case-studies in Australia, the Pacific and New Zealand

Students will:
•Complete internal assessment to gain unit standards and NCEA L3 credits.
•Research attractions, activities and events in the Pacific region.
•Develop their inter-personal skills through group work and verbal presentations.

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.  


Social Science

Assessment Information

Only internal assessments. No external exams.

Career Pathways

Holiday Park Manager, Hotel/Motel Manager, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Hotel Porter, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser, Flight Attendant, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Event Manager, Maitre d’Hotel, Photographer, Recreation Co-ordinator

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

*13TT4* - Supplementary costs: Approx $15