TOU301

NCEA Level 3 Tourism 301

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr E. Clarke

Tourism 301

This Star funded course is designed to increase student's awareness of knowledge and skills required for working in the tourist industry, a very important sector of our economy for earning overseas exchange and for employing many New Zealanders in a vast range of jobs. 

Standards covered are:

Explain the Importance of Māori Place Name, and use reo Māori greetings and farewells in tourism

Demonstrate knowledge of the South Pacific Islands as a tourist destination

Identify and Explain the Cultural significance of Natural and Man-Made Attractions in Tourism Māori

Demonstrate knowledge of Asian countries as a tourist destination                                                                    

There is one assessment for each standard. They are based on the work done in the government-funded workbooks, it is important students complete the work in these books. The assessments are open book using the workbooks as their assessment resource. 

As students are doing a vocationally based course they are expected, just like employees, to have no unjustified absences, to wear appropriate clothing and have strong people skills including being polite and constructive, having well-developed self-management skills and being constructive team workers.  


Course Overview

Term 1
US 31070
People credited with this unit standard are able to: explain the importance of Māori place names; and present a short mihi and poroporoaki in te reo Maori in a tourism context.

Explain the Importance of Māori Place Name, and use reo Māori greetings and farewells in tourism
- Present a short mihi (welcome) in Te Reo to manuhiri (visitors) in accordance with local tikanga (customs).
- Explain the importance of Māori place names in accordance with local history and/or or kōrero tuku iho. Explain
the importance of correct pronunciation of Māori place names.
- Present a poroporoaki (farewell) in Te Reo to manuhiri in accordance with local tikanga.

Assessment: A presentation

Term 2
US 31071 - Identify and explain cultural significance of natural and man-made attractions in Maori tourism.

People accredited with this unit standard are able to identify and explain the cultural significance of natural attractions and man-made attractions in tourism Māori.

- Create a vibrant and comprehensive Māori tourism brochure to hand to tourists to draw them to your local
attractions.
- Explain the Māori cultural significance associated with each, in accordance with the kōrero of the local iwi
and/or hapū
- Collaborate in a group to discuss one man-made attraction.

Assessment: A presentation written

Start next US - Demonstrate knowledge of Asian countries as a tourist destination

Term 3
US 3727 – Pacific Island Destinations
People credited with this unit standard are able to: identify suppliers used by the New Zealand travel industry to book travel products in Pacific Island countries; present information to customers about air transport and ground product, and related services available to visitors travelling to, from, and within Pacific Island countries; present information to customers about activities, attractions, and events in Pacific Island countries; and provide travel information for visitors to Pacific Island countries.

Assessment: Open book written

US 26461 – Demonstrate knowledge of Asian countries as a tourist destination
- People credited with this unit standard are able to: locate Asian countries, and key cities, on a map; identify and describe attractions, activities and events in Asian countries; identify air transport and related services available to tourists travelling to, between or within Asian countries; identify and describe ground transport and accommodation available to tourists in Asian countries; identify travel products which can be pre-purchased in New Zealand, and their suppliers; and provide travel information for visitors to Asian countries.

Assessment: Open book

Term 4
Term 4 will be spent catching up and resubmissions

Recommended Prior Learning

Highly Recommended: Students have completed Tourism 201.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There may be one or more day trips to Wellington.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 23 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3727 v10
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific Island countries as visitor destinations
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26461 v4
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of Asian countries as tourist destinations
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 8
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 31070 v3
NZQA Info
Explain the importance of Māori place names, and use reo Māori greetings and farewells in tourism
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 31071 v3
NZQA Info
Identify and explain the cultural significance of natural and man-made attractions in tourism Māori
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0