Teacher in Charge: Mr E. Clarke
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.
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.
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.
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.
In Term Four the remaining weeks will be used for catch-ups and resubmissions.
TOU 301Career Pathways
There may be one or two single day tourism trips during the year to Wellington.