13TOU

NCEA Level 3 Tourism

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Bennett

Year 13 Tourism builds on Year 12 but the course is more in depth and requires challenging individual projects as well as verbal assessments.  Students start by building on their knowledge of Tourism terminology and concepts before looking at the economic importance of tourism to New Zealand. They take a virtual trip around Australia and the Pacific, understanding more about these popular destinations before settling into creating dramatic presentations about Queenstown and finishing off the year learning Te Reo for use in a Tourism workplace.

Content/Skills:

  • Tourism: Destination Australia;
  • Describe and promote a NZ destination (Queenstown);
  • Tourism: Destination Pacific Islands;
  • Tourism industry;
  • Economic Significance of Tourism; and
  • Te Reo Māori in tourism.

This course is not a University Entrance approved subject.

1 day field trip to Christchurch.


Recommended Prior Learning

Nil, although having studied Year 12 Tourism would be helpful.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 27 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 27 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3727 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific Island countries as visitor destinations
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 17384 v8
NZQA Info
List and use a range of te reo Māori greetings and farewells in tourism
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 18211 v5
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of Australia as a visitor destination
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23766 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the tourism industry
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24725 v2
NZQA Info
Describe and analyse the economic impact of tourism
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24733 v2
NZQA Info
Describe and promote a New Zealand tourist destination
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 27
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.