Year 13 Tourism

13TOU
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Severinsen



Students will choose from the following:

  • Pacific Islands as a tourism destination
  • Australia as a tourism destination
  • NZ Regions
  • Economic significance of tourism
  • NZ as a tourist destination
  • Promote a NZ destination


What skills will students gain:  

  • Time management skills
  • Self-directed learning
  • Research and presentation skills
  • Self-evaluation and reflection skills
  • Collaboration skills



How students will learn
Year 13 is a very student directed course. Students will choose which Unit Standards they wish to complete.
Students will complete Industry Manuals, conduct research, write itineraries, work independently, work as a group, and may also have the opportunity to participate in a field trip.

What students will enjoy
Learning more about a variety of Tourist destinations in New Zealand as well as destinations around the world.
Seeing the Tourism Industry first hand through a possible field trip.
Guest Speakers from the Tourism Industry/Tertiary providers.


Recommended Prior Learning

Open entry


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. 18212 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of New Zealand as a tourist destination
3
I
8
U.S. 18228 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of specific New Zealand regions as tourist destinations
3
I
8
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: 38 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 38 credits.