L2 Tourism

L2TOUR
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Grant

This course will enable students to earn credits towards NCEA L2 and the New Zealand Certificate of Tourism (L2). 

Students will gain an understanding of the way that the tourism industry operates, a knowledge of the most desirable world and NZ tourism destinations and an understanding the environmental, social and cultural impacts that tourism has on particular communities. NB:To gain the New Zealand Certificate students must complete all standards in the Year 12 and 13 courses.

The course will be assessed to the L2 Tourism Unit Standards. All standards are internally assessed using the “open book” method. Students will have the opportunity to gain up to 26 credits.


Pathway

L3 Classical Studies, L3 Economics, L3 Geography, L3 History, L3 Sociology, L3 Tourism

Course Costs

One-day field trip to experience tourism activities outside Tauranga (optional). $75


Required Prior Learning

Open Entry with the approval of the HOD.


Course Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 23761 v2 Read and comprehend work-related documents in English for a tourism workplace
2
I
3
U.S. 24726 v2 Describe and compare social and cultural impacts of tourism
2
I
2
U.S. 24727 v2 Describe and compare impacts of tourism on the physical environment
2
I
3
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: 26 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.