13TOUR

Level 2/3 Tourism

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr T. Barge

Level 2/3 Tourism 

Part One: 'The World's Biggest Industry'

This course provides students with an introduction to tourism. Students will explore famous attractions and sites around the world and present their findings visually. An important aspect of this course is understanding how the tourism industry works. Students will develop their knowledge of the industry by looking at the four main sectors of tourism; transportation, accommodation, attractions, and sales.

Part Two: ‘New Zealand versus Australia’

In this course, students will learn the role of a travel agent, planning and preparing itineraries for clients. Being able to prepare a presentation is an important skill. As part of their studies, students will describe and promote a popular New Zealand destination of their choice. Students will also develop their knowledge of Australia, New Zealand’s most popular holiday destination.

Course Summary:

  • Famous attractions around the world
  • The tourism industry
  • The role of travel agents - preparing itineraries
  • Australia
  • Daily games of GeoGuessr

For further information see: Mr Barge

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 18211 v6
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of Australia as a tourist 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. 24729 v3
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations
Level: 2
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: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0