NCEA Level 3 Tourism

13TOU
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3727 v9 Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific Island countries as visitor destinations
3
I
5
U.S. 17384 v8 List and use a range of te reo Māori greetings and farewells in tourism
3
I
3
U.S. 18211 v5 Demonstrate knowledge of Australia as a visitor destination
3
I
5
U.S. 23766 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of the tourism industry
3
I
5
U.S. 24725 v2 Describe and analyse the economic impact of tourism
3
I
4
U.S. 24733 v2 Describe and promote a New Zealand tourist destination
3
I
5
Total Credits

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