NCEA Level 2 Tourism 201

TOU201
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
In Term One two Unit Standards (Work Roles in Tourism AND Demonstrate knowledge of world tourist destinations) will be completed and assessed. These are open book assessments.

Term 2
In Term Two another two Unit Standards (Knowledge of destination NZ AND Tourist characteristics and needs) will be completed and assessed. These are open book assessments.

Term 3
In Term Three the last two Unit Standards (Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism AND
Demonstrate knowledge of the business of tourism) will be completed and assessed. These are open book assessment.

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

Learning Areas:

Social Sciences


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Pathway

NCEA Level 3 Tourism 301

TOU 301

Career Pathways

Holiday Park Manager, Hotel/Motel Manager, Deckhand, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Hotel Porter, Maitre d’Hotel, Tour Guide, Travel Agent/Adviser

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.