NCEA Level 2 Tourism 201

TOU201
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Avery

Tourism 201
I
There are six Unit Standards topics, they are:
New Zealand as a tourist destination                                                                            World tourist destinations                                                                                                Social and cultural impacts of Tourism   

Work Roles in Tourism                                                                                                    The Business of Tourism                                                                                            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 free of charge a workbook for each topic. There are six assessments, one for each standard. In addition to work done in this book a considerable amount of 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 theses book completed during the course of study. 


Course Overview

Term 1
In Term One One standard is assessed completed, Knowledge of Destination New Zealand and Knowledge of World Tourist Destinations is commenced.
There is one open book assessments.

Term 2
First in Term Two is finishing World Tourist Destinations and then doing all of Social and Cultural Impacts of Tourism.
There are two open book assessments.

Term 3
Work Roles in Tourism and The Business of Tourism are both completed.
There are two open book assessments.
Tourist characteristics and Needs is started. There are two open book assessment.

Term 4
Tourist Characteristics and Needs is completed.
One open book assessment.

Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Tourism 301

TOU 301

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 24726 v2 Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism
2
I
2
U.S. 24728 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of work roles in tourism
2
I
3
U.S. 24729 v3 Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations
2
I
4
U.S. 24730 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism
2
I
4
U.S. 24731 v4 Demonstrate knowledge of destination New Zealand
2
I
4
U.S. 24732 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of tourist characteristics and needs
2
I
3
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Tour guide, bus driver, hotel manager, jet boat guide, travel agent, accountant, chef, ski instructor, airline steward, human resources, events manager.