NCEA Level 2 Tourism

12TOU
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: J. Bennett

Year 12 Tourism introduces students to a variety of tourism concepts and terminology as well as learning about popular tourist areas around the World and in New Zealand. They will focus on useful skills in the Tourism Industry including calculations and how to comprehend a variety  of tourist publications. Students look at the impact tourism is having around the world and investigate where a career in Tourism can take you. It is a fast paced course which requires full participation and a high level of research ability. 

Content/Skills:

  • Tourist characteristics;
  • Work roles;
  • Destination NZ;
  • World tourism;
  • The business of tourism;
  • Perform calculations for a tourism workplace; and
  • Tourism documents.

This course does not lead to a University Entrance approved subject.


Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Tourism

Recommended Prior Learning

No entry requirements.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 18237 v3 Perform calculations for a tourism workplace
2
I
3
U.S. 23761 v2 Read and comprehend work-related documents in English for a tourism workplace
2
I
3
U.S. 24726 v2 Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism
2
I
2
U.S. 24728 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in tourism
2
I
3
U.S. 24729 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations
2
I
4
U.S. 24730 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism
2
I
4
U.S. 24731 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of destination New Zealand
2
I
4
U.S. 24732 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs
2
I
3
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.

Pathway Tags

Urban/Regional Planner, Immigration Officer, Intelligence Officer, Construction and Infrastructure, Geospatial Specialist, Survey Technician, Surveyor, Secondary School Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Geologist, Meteorologist, Travel Agent/Adviser, Historian, Retail Manager, Actor, Art Director (Film/Television/Stage), Artistic Director, Translator, Archivist, Conservator, Curator, Librarian, Library Assistant, Author, Journalist, Elected Government Representative, Policy Analyst, Barrister, Judge, Legal Executive, Solicitor, Records Adviser, Retail and Personal Services, Airline attendant, Concierge, Cruise ship director, Recreation worker, Hotel or Restaurant Manager, Travel agent, Food and beverage director, Casino manager, Chef, Event Manager., Library Ass


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.