TOU201

NCEA Level 2 Tourism 201

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr E. Clarke

 Tourism 201

There are six Unit Standards topics, they are:

    Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism

    Work Roles in Tourism

    Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations

    Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism

    Knowledge of destination NZ

    Tourist characteristics and needs


This course is designed to introduce students to important knowledge and skills required for working in the tourist industry, a very important sector of our economy for earning overseas exchange and for employing New Zealanders in a vast range of jobs.

Students are supplied a workbook for each topic. There are six assessments, one for each standard. In addition to work done in the workbook, supplementary work is done, mainly based on short film but also including guest talks and other methods. This gives a wider context to the specific knowledge required to complete the course. Assessments are open book, they are based on the work done in each topics workbook. Therefore it is important to keep their work in these books completed during the course of study. 


Course Overview

Term 1
US 24728 Work Roles in Tourism
- People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify work roles within each of the tourism sectors; describe skills, knowledge, personal attributes, and personal presentation requirements of work roles in tourism; and evaluate self in relation to a work role in tourism.

US 24732 Characteristics and Needs
- People credited with this unit standard are able to describe the characteristics and needs of tourists, and describe international tourists to New Zealand.

Assessments: Open book

Term 2
US 24731 - Knowledge of New Zealand Destination
- People credited with this unit standard are able to describe: inbound tourism to New Zealand; domestic tourism within New Zealand; and characteristics of New Zealand as a tourist destination.

US 24729 - World Destinations
- People credited with this unit standard are able to: locate regions, countries, and gateway cities; identify the significance of regions and countries of the world as tourism generating markets and host destinations; and identify and describe tourist attractions, activities and events.

Assessments: Open book

Term 3
US 24726 - Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism
- People credited with this unit standard are able to describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism.

US 24730 - Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism
- People credited with this unit standard are able to: demonstrate knowledge of the components of tourism; demonstrate knowledge of an 'origin-destination’ model of tourism; and describe the nature of a New Zealand tourism business.

Assessment: Open book

Term 4
In Term Four the remaining weeks will be used for catch-ups and resubmissions.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There may be one or two single day tourism trips during the year to Wellington.

Pathway

TOU 301

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 24726 v2
NZQA Info
Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24728 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in tourism
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
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. 24730 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24731 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of destination New Zealand
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24732 v2
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0