NCEA Level 3 Tourism 301

TOU301
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Avery

Tourism 301

This Star funded course is designed to increase student's awareness of knowledge and skills requird 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 Maori place names, present a short mihi and poroporoaki, in Te Reo.                                                                                                                                  Identify and explain cultural significance of natural and man made attractions in Maori tourism.                                                                                                                            Demonstrate knowledge of South Pacific as Tourist Destination
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 Maori place names, present a short mihi and poroporoaki, in Te Reo.
Assessment: A presentation.

Term 2
Identify and explain cultural significance of natural and man made attractions in Maori tourism.
Assessment: A presentation

Term 3
Demonstrate knowledge of South Pacific as Tourist Destination
Assessment: Open book.
Demonstrate knowledge of Asian countries as a tourist destination
Assessment: Open book

Term 4
Demonstrate knowledge of Asian countries as a tourist destination
Assessment: Open book

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

There may be one or more day trips to Wellington.


Recommended Prior Learning

Highly Recommended: Students have completed Tourism 201.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 3727 v9 Demonstrate knowledge of Pacific Island countries as visitor destinations
3
I
5
U.S. 26461 v2 Demonstrate knowledge of Asian countries as tourist destinations
3
I
8
U.S. 31070 v3 Explain the importance of Māori place names, and use reo Māori greetings and farewells in tourism
3
I
4
U.S. 31071 v3 Identify and explain the cultural significance of natural and man-made attractions in tourism Māori
3
I
6
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

Tourism guide, bus driver, bungy jump operator, maitre de, hotel management, tourist ship employee, ski lift operator, museum staff, aircrew.