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
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

Start next US - Demonstrate Knowledge of the South Pacific Islands as a tourist destination
- The Pacific Islands are a major tourist destination and knowledge of these islands is vital for anyone wishing to sell these destinations. Students will learn the following information about the following: i) Location of tourist destinations and geographical features ii) Information about transportation and accommodation options iii) Attractions and activities available throughout the country iv) Travel products available in Pacific Islands v) Health and safety vi) Currency vii) Travel times viii) Duty free allowances ix) Customs x) Climate etc.

Students will be focusing THREE Pacific Islands; Rarotonga, Vanuatu and Fiji.
Assessment: Written / Open Book

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

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