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About this programme
This programme is the first of two certificates which, when studied consecutively over 12 months, will give you the skills and knowledge to get started in the travel industry. In the first six months, with this level 3 programme, you’ll learn all the theory behind airline reservations, accommodation packages, foreign exchange systems and travel insurance, covering both the domestic and international markets. It’s an excellent introduction to the exciting tourism industry, with field trips, workplace visits and workshops to give you an understanding of the many different roles available.
The Travel and Tourism Programme at NorthTec offers two qualifications in 12 months:
What you will learn
You will learn about:
World Travel Geography
Customer Service including passport and visa advice
Customers with Specific Needs
Retail Travel Operations
Wholesale Travel Operations
Destination New Zealand
International Travel Tourism destinations.
All applicants must:
be at least 16 years old at the time the programme commences
be able to read, write, and communicate in English at a basic level
be physically able to complete the programme specific outcomes.
New Zealand Certificate in Tourism (Level 3) – awarded by International Travel College (ITC)
Courses and programmes may be cancelled, postponed or have their content or configuration changed from time to time (including during the academic year) at the discretion of NorthTec. Fees are an indication, include GST and apply to domestic students only. View terms and conditions